Employees feel businesses are lacking moral leadership. This is why.
“Who are America’s moral leaders?” USA Today asked in a recent headline. At a time when businesses are increasingly thrust to the forefront of complex issues such as racial bias, gender equity and privacy rights, an overwhelming majority of employees feel adrift. They do not believe their organizations are run by moral leaders. Less than […]
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and LRN Announce Student Winners of the 2018 Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and its partner in the Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, Dov Seidman and LRN, announced today that Megan Phan, Class of 2017 from Syracuse University, is the first place winner of the 2018 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. Phan, a Neuroscience and Chemistry […]
As of October, Mandatory Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Legislation for New York Companies Is in Effect
LRN’s New York-Specific Course Helps Companies Fulfill All City and State Requirements NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As of October 9, 2018, New York State legislation requires companies – even very small ones – to adopt sexual harassment prevention policies and provide sexual harassment prevention training to employees. The law holds all employees – from interns […]
Wall Street Journal Editor Ben DiPietro Joins LRN Corporation
DiPietro was Key Contributor to WSJ’s Highly Regarded Risk and Compliance Journal and Voice Behind the Morning Risk Report; Will Bring His Insights to LRN’s Industry Leading Work and Perspectives NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ben DiPietro, who served as a lead writer and editor at The Wall Street Journal’s Risk and […]
Workplace Education on Data Privacy Has Never Been More Important: How Can Businesses Ensure That It’s Effective?
Initiatives That Teach Employees About the Potential for Lasting Damage in Digital Communications, Their Duty to Safeguard Clients’ and Customers’ Data, and That Use Interactive Learning Have Good Track Records, According to LRN Corporation NEW YORK , Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Given the public backlash against major tech firms for their handling of […]
Boards of Directors Ignore Ethics Oversight at Their Own Legal and Financial Risk, According to Report by LRN Corporation
Too Little Time, Priority and Depth on Ethics and Compliance on the Part of Directors, say Chief Ethics and Compliance Officers; This Carries Real Dangers for Companies and Board Members NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Failure by boards of directors to robustly oversee ethics and compliance (E&C) – the function designed to […]
Promoted to Broader Public Policy Role, Google’s Kent Walker Faces Delicate Balancing Act
Walker and other general counsel who find themselves moving up in the world will have to approach their work from multiple perspectives besides just legal. By Philip Bantz August 1, 2018 Google GC Kent Walker got a big promotion this week that’s boosted him from just the company’s top lawyer to its senior vice president […]
Where Are Boards Of Directors When Ethics Oversight Is Involved?
By David Greenbergand Emily Miner 1 August 2018 The Value of a “Built In” vs. “Bolted On” E&C Program Ethics and compliance are far too often neglected by boards of directors at big firms, even though it’s settled law and policy that boards of directors are required to oversee company compliance. In fact, a survey […]
Maternity Discrimination is More Common Than is Recognized. How Can Companies Prevent Inequitable Treatment?
Build Values-Based Cultures, Take a Deep Look at Ethics and Compliance Practices and Openly Build Awareness of the Issues, According to LRN Corporation NEW YORK, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maternity discrimination—that is, unfavorable treatment of pregnant women or mothers in the workplace—is a kind of discrimination that’s rarely talked about but all too […]
Too Often, Ethics and Compliance (E&C) is Treated as a Disconnected Function, to the Detriment of the Overall Organization
Companies Can Take These Specific Steps to Integrate E&C Training and Communications into Business Operations, According to a New Report from LRN Corporation NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The ethics and compliance function is frequently siloed from the rest of business operations, used solely to put out a company’s regulatory fires rather […]