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Driving Value Creation through an Effective Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program

MetricStream, in association with RILA, will host a webinar on best practices in managing Ethics and Corporate Compliance for consumer and retail organizations

As 2012 came to a close, one of the world’s largest retailers was faced with employees threatening to expose the unethical and illegal activities of the organization. Headlines last week highlighted a Taiwanese manufacturing giant who is currently being investigated for allegedly accepting illegal payments from its supply chain partners.

As retail and consumer organizations face increased regulatory scrutiny, and in light of the increasing frequency of incidents and allegations, the need to establish an effective ethics and corporate compliance program has become a top priority, especially as organizations expand into new high-risk markets. There is a need for centralized and integrated ethics and corporate compliance programs that are risk based, facilitating collaboration across multiple stakeholders, providing flexibility to accommodate both local and global regulatory requirements, and fostering a culture of ethical conduct across the organization.

In this discussion, Wilma Wallace, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at GAP Inc., will join Keri Dawson, Vice President, ComplianceOnline Advisory Services at MetricStream, to share best practices in managing and maintaining an effective ethics and corporate compliance program that drives business value for global retail and consumer organizations. The speakers will focus their discussion on:

  • Defining and managing the scope and objectives of corporate compliance programs
  • Designing effective corporate compliance programs that are risk-based
  • Establishing centralized and integrated corporate compliance programs to enable collaboration between teams
  • Implementing policies and providing training to employees on corporate ethics and compliance

Join the webinar
This webinar is scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 11:00 am Eastern Time. To register for this event, and to learn more about this webinar and speakers, please click here.

About MetricStream
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as UBS, P&G, Constellation Energy, Pfizer, Philips, BAE Systems, Twitter, SanDisk, Cummins and Sonic Automotive in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management program, quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as several million compliance professionals worldwide via the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at www.metricstream.com.

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