Mike Henry on Having a Successful Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week [Podcast]

Compliance Perspectives show

Summary: <a href="http://complianceandethics.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/podcast-graphic-1024x1024.png"></a><br> <a href="http://complianceandethics.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/turteltaub-adam-200x200-150x1501.jpg"></a><br> By Adam Turteltaub<br> adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org<br> Each year the SCCE/HCCA encourages companies to participate in <a href="https://www.corporatecompliance.org/Products/CorporateComplianceEthicsWeek.aspx">Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week</a>.  For 2018 it will take place from November 4-10.<br> Even if you don’t pick those dates, a week dedicated to compliance and ethics can have an enormous impact on your organization, and as <a href="mailto:Michael.Henry@emeraenergy.com">Mike Henry</a>, Senior US Counsel of <a href="http://www.emeraenergy.com">Emera Energy</a> points out, you don’t have to be a large organization to put a weeklong celebration together.<br> Going into planning for the event, the goals were to contribute to a compliance culture at the company, increase understanding of compliance issues and create an environment of psychological safety where employees could ask important questions without fear.<br> With four weeks to put together the program for the organization’s 200 employees, Mike and his colleagues focused on low-cost ways to generate interest such as building mystery and suspense.<br> The week itself was timed to coincide with the annual compliance training, which helped put the training in context.  Seeing an opportunity to leverage a board meeting, an executive at the company invited a board member to speak on a culture of compliance panel that was a part of the weeklong activities.<br> Listen in to learn more about how Emera made its compliance event a success, and, hopefully, pick up a few tips for your program.  Then, to learn more, come here Mike speak about it at the 2018 <a href="http://www.complianceethicsinstitute.org">Compliance and Ethics Institute</a>.<br>