Tagged: ethics and profitability

Ethics, Profits, Sustainability and Stakeholders: An Update on a Familiar Relationship

And now we return to a familiar theme with some important updates – I always start with the simple proposition: ethical companies perform better over the long run; that does not mean that ethical companies will always be profitable, but it does mean that ethical companies will perform better than they would otherwise perform. Some call this the ethical advantage or the ethical premium.  I...

Three Simple Steps to Improve Your Corporate Culture

Lauren Connell, Managing Associate at The Volkov Law Group, rejoins us and provides a posting on corporate culture.  Lauren can be reached at lconnell@volkovlaw.com. What exactly does “corporate culture” mean?  Compliance professionals often talk about how important “tone from the top” or the “mood in the middle” is, but what does that really mean? Improving corporate culture has been directly tied to higher profits and...