SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ethisphere Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and compliance, announced today the opening of nominations for the 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies designation.
The coveted World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes those organizations who truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within their industries.
In its eighth year, Ethisphere anticipates a record number of applicants for the World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation and will host three, 20-30 minute webinars to describe the application process and provide insight into what the designation means for companies around the globe. Events will include:
- October 10, 2013 // 1:00 p.m. EDT // World’s Most Ethical Companies: Demystifying the Application Process – Register now
- October 22, 2013 // 1:00 p.m. EDT // What It Means to Be a World’s Most Ethical Company – Register now
- November 7, 2013 // 1:00 p.m. EST // What the World’s Most Ethical Companies Have in Common – Register now
To learn more about the upcoming event series or to register, visit Ethisphere’s event page. Ethisphere encourages registration even for those unable to attend the live webinars in order to receive access to the event recordings.
World’s Most Ethical nominees can expect to receive their applications the week of October 14th. To nominate an organization, please visit: http://ethisphere.com/worlds-most-ethical/nominate-for-wme/.
Additionally, Ethisphere is hosting its second-annual “Best Practices in Ethics Communications Workshop” on Thursday, October 24th, in New York City. This in-person workshop, coordinated by Ethisphere’s Communications Advisory Board, aims to bring together communications, legal and compliance executives for a full day of robust dialogue on the theme of Working Across the C-Suite. More information about this event including registration details can be found here: http://ethisphere.com/worlds-most-ethical/2013-best-practices-in-ethics-communications-workshop/.
The Ethisphere® Institute is an independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and compliance and enables organizations to improve governance, mitigate risk and enhance relationships with employees, business partners, investors and the broad regulatory community. Ethisphere evaluates and benchmarks compliance and governance programs, honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies™ recognition program and publishes Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption Program Verification™.