The two-day agenda centers on leadership strategies to drive governance and performance, and addresses global trends and expectations, anti-corruption, technology and data, and ethics and reputation.

New York, NY – November 14, 2013– The Ethisphere Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and compliance and designator of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, and Thomson Reuters, the leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today the 2014 Global Ethics Summit, “Leadership Strategies: Driving Governance and Performance”.

The 6th Annual Global Ethics Summit will take place on March 20-21, 2014, in New York at the Crowne Plaza Times Square. Delegates can expect discussions around brand and reputation, anti-corruption best practices, data privacy concerns, anti-corruption in highly regulated industries, ethics, social media and crisis management.

Ethisphere has formed an advisory board of key compliance and ethics executives at organizations including LifeLock, Realogy, ITT, Novation, and AECOM to provide insight and guidance as it builds out the full agenda.

“Regardless of the size, location or structure of an organization, leaders who are effective in clearly stating expectations and strategies and who have a clear sense of the legal, financial, ethical and reputational impact of their decisions help to define the global business environment today,” said Tim Erblich, Chief Executive Officer, Ethisphere Institute. “This summit provides a great forum for in-depth conversation about the kinds of strategies that drive improved governance and performance, especially in areas of high risk and stakeholder visibility,” he added.

Call for Speakers

Those interested in speaking at the 2014 event can submit their contact information, discussion topics and bio on the event website here.

Past speakers for the Global Ethics Summit include:

  • Lanny Breuer, Former Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Denise Ramos, Chief Executive Officer and President, ITT
  • Brackett Denniston, General Counsel, General Electric
  • Doug Lankler, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Pfizer
  • Walter Massey, former Chairman, Bank of America
  • Wanda Denson-Low, President of the Office of Internal Governance, Boeing

2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies Dinner
Join us the first night of the conference as we recognize the 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies. The coveted World’s Most Ethical (WME) Company designation recognizes those organizations that truly go beyond making statements about doing business ethically and demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within their industries. Past keynote speakers for the WME dinner include Former United States Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Former Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell, Jr.

To register for the event and/or the dinner, visit the event website at www.GlobalEthicsSummit2014.com. Early-bird registrants can save over $350.

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About Ethisphere

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 Company™ 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™.

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