OUR SERVICES

ETHICAL WORK WITH DIGNITY

ETHICS CONSULTING & CHANGE MANAGEMENT

  • DRAFTING OF ETHICS CHARTER AND MANDATE FOR SOCIAL AND ETHICS COMMITTEE
  • CODE OF ETHICS
  • ACTING AS SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT ADVISER TO COMMITTEE
  • INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE MEMBER
  • DOCUMENTING DECISION MAKING PROCESSES FOR THE FAIR TREATMENT OF STAKEHOLDERS
  • STAKEHOLDER MAPPING

ETHICS RISK MANAGEMENT

CONDUCT ANNUAL ETHICS RISK ASSESSMENT

WE DEVELOPED A UNIQUE RISK ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY WHICH NOT ONLY MEASURES THE ORGANISATION’S PERFORMANCE AGAINST ITS STATED ETHICAL OBJECTIVES, BUT IMPORTANTLY, WHICH MEASURES EMPLOYEE AND OTHER STAKEHOLDER VALUES WHERE THOSE DIVERGE FROM THE ORGANIZATION. THIS BECOMES A VALUABLE TOOL FOR ONGOING ETHICS MANAGEMENT.

PERFORM INDEPENDENT ETHICS COMPLIANCE REVIEWS

WE APPLY EXTENSIVE COMPLIANCE EXPERIENCE TO PERFORM ANNUAL INDEPENDENT REVIEWS OF THE ORGANISATION’S COMPLIANCE WITH THE PRESCRIPTS OF THE COMPANIES ACT.

WHISTLE BLOWING SERVICES

DRAWING ON DEEP PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, WE ADVISE AND ASSIST COMPANIES ON ESTABLISHING AND IMPLEMENTING INDEPENDENT AND ANONYMOUS PROTOCOLS  WHERE THE SAFETY OF THE WHISTLE-BLOWER IS PARAMOUNT.

  • WE DEVELOP A REPORTING HIERARCHY TO ENCOURAGE REPORTING AT ALL LEVELS.
  • WE DEVELOP SAFETY MECHANISMS AND CUT-OUTS TO PROTECT THE WHISTLE-BLOWER.
  • WE ASSIST WITH CASE MANAGEMENT AND CO-ORDINATION OF EXTERNAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES.
  • WE ASSIST WITH THE SELECTION OF “FIT-FOR-PURPOSE” SERVICE PROVIDERS.

ETHICS TRAINING

CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

WE PROVIDE A RANGE OF ETHICS TRAINING INTERVENTIONS, BOTH WEB-BASED AND CLASSROOM-BASED. WE ARE ACCREDITED BY THE INSTITUTE OF BANKERS OF SA AND MAY, BY VIRTUE OF THE ACCREDITATION OFFER ETHICS COURSE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. OUR COURSES PROVIDE 6, 12 AND 18 HOURS CREDIT AND HAS THE FOLLOWING CONTENT.

  • A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ETHICAL THOUGHT;
  • ETHICAL PRINCIPLES APPLICABLE IN BUSINESS ETHICS TODAY;
  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN ETHICS REGULATORY FRAMEWORK;
  • FACTORS THAT INHIBIT ETHICAL DECISION MAKING IN COMPANIES;
  • THE ETHICS OF PRIVACY;
  • CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS.

MANAGEMENT TRAINING

WE OFFER ABRIDGED VERSIONS OF THE TOPICS ABOVE TO MANAGEMENT, INFUSED WITH THE ETHICS STYLE AND ORIENTATION OF YOUR ORGANIZATION. IN PARTICULAR, WE FOCUS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A GENERALLY ACCEPTED DECISION MAKING PROCESS TO ENSURE THE FAIR TREATMENT OF STAKEHOLDERS WHILST SATISFYING THE VALUES OF TRANSPARENCY, RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY.

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