Human rights and trafficking

These risk areas focus on fair working environments and upholding codes of conduct for the company and its suppliers' employees. Breaches in this area could impact the reputation of downstream customers.

  • IntegraCall® | Secure Compliance Hotline - Product Developments

    IntegraCall® | Secure Compliance Hotline - Product Developments

    There is no doubt that having a secure, accessible and anonymous ethical hotline in place is an essential and effective tool for reducing misconduct in an organisation.

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  • Blowing the whistle by encouraging a culture of ethics

    Blowing the whistle by encouraging a culture of ethics

    Before whistleblowers report illegal activity within an organisation, they will first weigh up their safety options and determine what is at stake for them...

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  • The National Supervision Commission - China’s newest solution to low level corruption. What will change and how should you adapt?

    The National Supervision Commission - China’s newest solution to low level corruption. What will change and how should you adapt?

    The new, hard-hitting NSC is China’s most comprehensive corruption prevention law to date. Its effective implementation means that standard Chinese practices, such as hospital suppliers treating...

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  • Do your suppliers meet the expectations of your integrity & compliance programme?

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  • 4 details NOT to miss in preventing bidding irregularities

    4 details NOT to miss in preventing bidding irregularities

    According to the ACFE 2016 Report to The Nations, a purchasing function remains the highest risk of corruptions. Moreover, bidding misconducts are one of the most common fraud scams found...

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  • Common issues with hotlines, and what you can do to solve them

    Common issues with hotlines, and what you can do to solve them

    A simple, affordable and intelligent hotline platform that enables you to instantly take action and follow up a case, wherever it comes from, while ensuring you are compliant to any local...

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  • Don’t expect the business to manage third party onboarding tasks

    Don’t expect the business to manage third party onboarding tasks

    The former best practice of burdening business teams with managing time-consuming onboarding tasks may be ending. While the business owns relationships with its third parties...

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  • Why app-based misconduct reporting solutions work better than traditional landline hotlines

    Why app-based misconduct reporting solutions work better than traditional landline hotlines

    App-based hotlines or helplines can be more reliable and user-friendly than those serviced by human beings. For the compliance industry, this provides an exciting opportunity to maximise security...

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  • Happy holidays! Just don’t wrap your GTE offers into bribes

    Happy holidays! Just don’t wrap your GTE offers into bribes

    The holiday gift-giving season is the time for Compliance Officers to stay on top of their game and ensure that no gift of value goes to an external partner.

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  • The Asian underworld: How criminals are enabled by legitimate businesses

    The Asian underworld: How criminals are enabled by legitimate businesses

    The infiltration of organised criminal groups into legitimate businesses has moved beyond the traditional underworld sectors into new industries such as renewable energy and pharmaceuticals.

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  • Is your supply chain risk management programme just a one-trick pony?

    Is your supply chain risk management programme just a one-trick pony?

    Risk can come from a variety of sources and affect your business in different ways, from regulatory infraction to reputational damage.

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  • Medical NGOs and Donations

    Medical NGOs and Donations

    Just because an entity describes themselves as an NGO does not necessarily mean that that they are an NGO or could be classified as a charity.

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  • 10 things that you can do to make sure your business manages offsets

    10 things that you can do to make sure your business manages offsets

    The main concern with offset agreements is the lack of transparency and the secrecy in their content. Of course, offset arrangements can serve legitimate and beneficial purposes, such as encouraging..

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  • The Red Flag Group: Regional updates

    The Red Flag Group: Regional updates

    Quarterly news and updates from our Regions; Americas; Europe, MENA, DACH, APAC and Australia. Insight on new office openings and new positions, as well as focus areas and successes.

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  • Improving your organisation’s compliance programme

    Improving your organisation’s compliance programme

    Compliance team may not be highly respected by the business or is generally regarded as dysfunctional. Global compliance function as part of their legal department.

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  • Maximising screening across the entire business

    Maximising screening across the entire business

    There has been a trend over the last few years for governments to hand over to large businesses responsibilities for protecting people from modern-day slavery. This push on the part of...

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  • The days of thinking that suppliers who do unethical or Illegal things can’t hurt you are over

    The days of thinking that suppliers who do unethical or Illegal things can’t hurt you are over

    Companies need to understand and proactively manage their supply chain to avoid reputational damage caused by suppliers who act illegally or unethically.

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  • Podcast: Understanding FAR and DFARS

    Podcast: Understanding FAR and DFARS

    Today's episode is a conversation with Jared Connors and Tom Fox about FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement).

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  • ISO 37001 survey results

    ISO 37001 survey results

    The new standard for anti-bribery management systems helps organisations to follow sound ethical business practices and reduce the risk of financial loss and prosecution.

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  • Identify and manage compliance issues using email sweeps

    Identify and manage compliance issues using email sweeps

    Many companies find that they experience the same type of compliance issues over and over again. Most companies however, will only find these issues from audit sampling or from internal whistleblowing

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  • How to succeed in supply chain risk management

    How to succeed in supply chain risk management

    Supply chain risk management programmes need to be updated as the risks presented by suppliers have drastically changed in recent years. Risk areas that have not previously been considered now ...

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