New members cite the importance of learning from their peers and the opportunity to benchmark their programs against the World’s Most Ethical Companies®.
New York, NY – April 1, 2015 – The Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced today the latest list of organizations to join the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA); a community of companies who recognize the inherent value of ethical leadership and are working to move business forward with ethics and integrity.
“At HighPoint Global, we have experienced unprecedented growth over the last year, and understand the value and significance of strong ethics and compliance within our organization, and to the clients we serve,” said HighPoint Global CEO, Ben Lanius. “Through our membership with BELA, we are eager to benchmark our programs to further embody industry best practices in business ethics and remain grounded in our commitment to integrity.”
“Joining BELA is part of our ongoing commitment to achieve the highest standards of integrity in the industry,” said Premier, Inc.’s Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Alan Sauber. “Following exceptional ethical standards allows us to responsibly support our alliance members in creating healthier communities.”
“At Juniper, we strive to maintain a culture of integrity and ethical business conduct, not only with our employees but also with our third parties,” explained Juniper Networks’ General Counsel, Mitch Gaynor. “We look forward to participating in BELA to gain insights with other likeminded companies and share our own experiences.”
“Oshkosh Corporation and our employees take our ethics and compliance responsibilities very seriously,” said Oshkosh’s E&C Communication and Training Manager, Chad Kleist. “We are ever vigilant in making sure we do what is right in all matters. Joining BELA will allow us to continue to improve and learn from other companies as we all face an ever-changing world.”
Additional new members include Medtronic, Kimberly Clark and VMware.
Membership enables companies to benchmark their programs against the World’s Most Ethical Companies, provides access to Ethics Summits around the globe, peer-to-peer networking via local, global, industry-specific and virtual events, on-demand access to thought leadership content and webcasts, corporate subscription to Ethisphere Magazine and more.
To learn more about BELA visit: www.ethisphere.com/bela.
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 and The World’s Most Ethical Companies Executive Briefing. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs. More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.com.