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CEOs from U.S. Bank, Virgin Atlantic, Kellogg, Hasbro, Honeywell, and More Contribute Insights to the Highly Anticipated “CEO Issue” of Ethisphere Magazine

Shining a light on CEOs as chief role models for their organizations, the issue offers insights on how leadership can drive more than culture and performance.

New York, NY – October 13, 2015 – Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices returned to the pinnacle of company leadership in the highly anticipated CEO Issue of Ethisphere Magazine, with U.S. Bancorp Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Richard Davis as the Guest Editor.

Additional contributing CEOs include:

  • Craig Kreeger CEO, Virgin Atlantic
  • John Bryant, Chariman & CEO, Kellogg
  • Brian Goldner, President & CEO, Hasbro
  • Colin Dyer, President & CEO, JLL
  • Douglas Anderson, President & CEO, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Scott Harrison, Founder & CEO, charity: water
  • Richard Fenning, CEO, Control Risks
  • Stein Kruse, CEO, Holland America
  • Joseph Jimenez, CEO, Novartis
  • Dave Cote, Chairman & CEO, Honeywell
  • Michael A. Brown, President & CEO, Symantec

Drawing from the deep experience of some of the most respected CEOs in business today, The CEO Issue features thoughtful contributions and leading insights to many thought-provoking themes, including: tenets for a truly global business, culture of accountability, authenticity that inspires, leadership through change, influence on trust, and much more.

“Between these pages are insights from CEOs who head companies spanning geography, size, and industry,” explained U.S. Bank’s President & CEO, Richard Davis, in the Letter from the Guest Editor. “Their collective experience and wisdom about running an ethics-anchored company are vast and should challenge your current thinking and future actions. It is a privilege to be Guest Editor to such a fine cast of editorial contributors and ethical leaders.”

“Companies continue to drive change around the globe but it is their leadership that sets the path for the organization,” advised Ethisphere’s Group Publisher, Ty Francis. “Thanks to the CEOs who have contributed, not just for their insights but for how they continue to move their companies (and oftentimes industries) forward under immense pressure and emerging risks. We want to highlight those companies and their leadership for what they are doing right and It is for this reason we will maintain The CEO Issue as an annually recurring theme.”

The CEO Conversation: The Ascension of Company Behavior and Ethical Culture
Ethisphere will host a webcast tomorrow, October 14, at 3:30 p.m. Central/4:30 p.m. Eastern with JLL President and CEO, Colin Dyer on the most important attributes for company culture and responsible performance. Register here.

“Communicating the things you do well, the things you aspire to do better, and the challenges you need to overcome leads to openness and accountability,” acknowledged Hasbro President and CEO, Brian Goldner, in his article Who Are You Really? “It makes your relationships with stakeholders more consistent, trustworthy, and transparent. Because our stakeholders know we’re not just checking off the boxes when we work together.”

“We have seen countless examples where leadership not only drives performance, but creates jobs, enhances communities, and improves the quality of life around the world,” recounted Ethisphere’s CEO, Timothy Erblich. “In this, our second issue dedicated to the CEO, we continue to see examples of executive leadership as role models for their organization’s employees and stakeholders and know from our research how this can impact the greater good.”

Continuing the Conversation: The CEO Forum in New York
On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, (the day before the 8th Annual Global Ethics Summit) Ethisphere will host the inaugural CEO Forum in New York City bringing together executive leadership from some of the largest global companies to discuss bet-the-company issues like emerging risks, corporate culture, ethical leadership and more.

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About Ethisphere

The Ethisphere® Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification and Compliance Leader Verification™. More information about Ethisphere can be found

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