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Ethisphere 4th Annual Latin America Ethics Summit Highlights Improving Corporate Behavior Across the Region

Regional Leadership to Address Ethical Practices & Integrity 

New York, NY– May 3, 2016 – Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices will host the 4th Annual 2016 Latin America Ethics Summit June 8-9 in São Paulo, Brazil. The Summit, an event uncommon in this market, will bring together c-suite executives, General Counsels and compliance leadership engaging in an open forum of topical conversations and insights on topics ranging from company culture, elevating ethics and good governance, third party due diligence and more.

Featured speakers for the Summit include:

  • Flavio Cotini, President and CEO of Walmart Brazil;
  • Fabio Maceira, CEO for Jones Lang LaSalle Brazil;
  • Ricardo Amaral, Regional Vice President, Latin America and Managing Director, Brasil, Royal Caribbean Cruises;
  • Roberta Salvador, Legal and Compliance Director, Natura Cosméticos;
  • Luís Fernando Radulov Queiroz, General Counsel and Integrity Officer, South America, ABB Ltda.;
  • Reyna Torrecillas, Chief Compliance Officer, Latin America, General Electric; and many more.

“Latin America is a critically important jurisdiction for the world economy, but one that is facing many challenges. At Ethisphere, we are convinced leading global and local companies will be the catalyst for change and ultimate rebound leading to sustained and responsible performance,” said Ethisphere CEO Tim Erblich. “The 4th Annual Latin America Ethics Summits serves as a platform for companies and their executives to share insights and expertise to help improve company performance and value. Additionally, thought leaders from some of the most respected firms in the world will join the conversation with the shared mission of operating with integrity.”

The Summit will assemble at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo where over 200 participants are expected to attend for in-depth discussion and valuable networking opportunities. The 2015 Latin America Ethics Summit in Rio de Janeiro brought together over 20 different industries and diverse country-specific representatives from Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Spain, the United States and more. The Best Practices and Key Takeaways from the 2015 Latin America Ethics Summit offers a robust look into the event itself.

“Year over year, the engagement we see from company leaders across Latin America is really inspiring and shows a strong commitment to ethics and governance practices across the region,” said Ethisphere Chief Content Officer, Stefan Linssen. “This is a community with unique levels of concern in the global business environment, but that is taking aggressive steps to improve upon business reputation. Through a willingness to share best practices in ethical performance, Latin America leaders are swiftly taking action, and coming to the table to not only share their concerns, but also support one another through ethical business performance. The Summit is one of those rare opportunities to connect leaders who deeply care about these issues and in a unique position to help their organizations overcome ethical hurdles.”

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About Ethisphere
The Ethisphere® Institute is the 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 publication of Ethisphere magazine. More information about Ethisphere can be found at:

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