Holistic Compliance & ESG Program Maturity Assessment

Assess key elements of your compliance and ESG program to understand top risks and where to prioritize resources.


Efficiently gaining visibility into overall program maturity and its application to the most relevant risk topics Understanding the inherent versus residual risk of your subsidiaries and third parties

Holistic Risk Assessment

Ethisphere Holistic Compliance & ESG Program Assessment Measure your program maturity, or that of your third parties, in a range of compliance risk areas Measures the maturity of the “G” in ESG Benchmark your program and prioritize areas for improvement

Multiple Uses

Internal business units and locations, portfolio companies and acquisitions to prioritize improvements, third parties to reduce supply chain risk

Explore the Holistic Assessment

A Robust Assessment

Ethisphere’s comprehensive holistic online assessment covers the elements of an effective program. It measures maturity on a scale of 1 to 5 (most mature). Gain an immediate picture of program strengths and weaknesses

Benchmarking and Improvement Guidance

The assessment generates immediate benchmark scores to shine a light on your residual risk in nine key risk topics. An Ethisphere expert can also conduct an independent evaluation, generate a second set of scores, recommend priority improvements and provide resources to rapidly improve your program.

What it Covers

Topics Covered Include Risk Topics, Governance, Compliance & ESG Program Elements, Third Party Management and more

  • Competition
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Data and Intellectual Property Protection
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Social Compliance
  • Corrective Actions & Improvements
  • Trade Sanctions & Export Controls
  • Cybersecurity

  • Policies, Procedures & Records
  • Team
  • Risk Assessment
  • Third Party Management
  • Training & Capacity Building
  • Monitoring & Measurement
  • Anti-corruption
  • Conflict of Interest

Assessments at Scale

Enabling Technology Platform to Scale Assessments

Ethisphere’s secure technology platform provides a user-friendly interface for taking the assessment; and managing dozens, or even thousands of third-party assessments. It offers efficient record-keeping; the ability to integrate independent verification into the workflow; and robust reporting capabilities.

Level 1

  • Initial Online Self-Assessment for selected risk topic
  • Auto-generated Report with Maturity Scores against benchmarks and targets
  • Ethisphere Expert Call: Review self-assessment results and report

Level 2

  • Independent Evaluation by Ethisphere experts: interview and document review
  • Risk Assessment by Ethisphere experts
  • Custom Priority Action Roadmap by Ethisphere experts
  • Virtual Improvement Workshop for Executive Team and Senior Management
  • Ongoing remote support to achieve improvement goal: webinars, calls, document review, wrap-up call