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 […]

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 […]

LRN Corporation Wins 2018 Telly Award for Sexual Harassment Prevention Video Titled “What Happens in Vegas”

Part of an Education Module Titled “Trust & Respect in the Workplace: A Zero-Tolerance Stance on Sexual Harassment for Employees,” “What Happens in Vegas” Garners Acclaim for Depiction of a Difficult and Pervasive Subject in a Creative, Informative, and Empathetic Light NEW YORK, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ethics and compliance firm LRN Corporation […]

LRN Launches App That Answers Employees’ Ethical Questions on Demand, Provides 24/7 Access to Companies’ Codes of Conduct and Policies and Provides “Microlearning” on Compliance

NEW YORK, June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LRN Corporation has released Catalyst Connect, a new app designed to help employees and business leaders more effectively navigate the ethics and compliance (E&C) function, as well as larger ethical workplace issues and questions. “Designed to provide users with ethics and compliance content on demand, the launch […]

Boards of Directors Fall Short on Ethics Oversight, According to New Study by LRN Corporation

Too Little Time, Priority, Depth, and Strategy on Ethics and Compliance, say Chief Ethics and Compliance Officers; They Feel Like “Second-Class Citizens” NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ethics and compliance (E&C) – the function designed to help companies’ meet their legal and ethical responsibilities and protect their reputations – is too often […]

LRN’s New Suite of Data Privacy Courses Helps Companies Comply With the European Union’s New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Companies Serving Clients in the EU Must Adhere to Stricter Data Privacy Protocols; LRN’s Roster of Courses Bring Organizations Up to Speed on GDPR Compliance NEW YORK, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With stricter data privacy policies coming into effect on May 25, 2018 (visit, companies serving clients in the European Union are […]

New York Companies Will Have to Provide Anti-Sexual Harassment Training: What Kind of Training Will Really Work?

NEW YORK, May 3, 2018 — New York City and New York State legislation will require companies, even very small ones, to provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees.  The new requirements beg the question: What types of anti-harassment programs are the most effective? “It’s important for anti-sexual harassment initiatives to build trust and […]