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17
May
17
Posted by:
Clare Payne, Director The Banking and Finance Oath

The Business Case: The long road to proving ethics pays

A business case that ignores social issues is no case at all. The business case has not traditionally included the ethical rationale or the moral justification. Fortunately, making the business case for ethics is getting easier.
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17
May
17
Posted by:
Naomi Burley, Managing Director, GRCI

The Ethical Beginnings of Compliance

Factors such as complexity and sophistication of products and services, distribution channels, customer demands and unprecedented advances in technology have resulted in increased political and regulatory intervention into business. GRC professionals are at the forefront of these changes and can contribute as a culture change agent. 

Naomi Burley, MD GRC Institute has a look at how compliance and an Oath can go hand in hand.
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10
May
17
Posted by:
Clare Payne, Director The Banking and Finance Oath

Limited Language – Big Blind Spots: How the language of business has skewed our moral compass

The language of business talks of cost-benefit-analysis rather than what is right, resources rather than people and economic drivers rather than ethical dilemmas. The language of business and finance is about what can be measured. It’s loaded with acronyms, abstractions and war references. Most notably, the language of business and finance is devoid of the ‘language of ethics’ – allowing us to ignore our moral compass all together. 

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09
May
17
Posted by:
Paul Kearns, Chair The Maturity Institute

Raising the level of maturity in banking and finance – An introduction to the Maturity Institute

While working their Banking Governance & Culture Project, the Maturity Institute in the UK came accross National Australia Bank (NAB) and in turn The Banking and Finance Oath. 
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