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Ethics for Organizations Historical Overview. January 2009. Agenda. History Purpose & Reasons National Strategy Next Steps and Working Together. What do these have to do with ethics?. Maryland. Ohio. Historical Perspective.

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agenda
Agenda
  • History
  • Purpose & Reasons
  • National Strategy
  • Next Steps and Working Together
historical perspective
Historical Perspective
  • 1986 – Treadway Commission says to Defense Contractors
    • Clean up your houses . . . or be regulated
    • Defense Industry Initiative starts
      • CEO driven, top defense firms
      • First time organizations adopt – codes of ethics, public accountability, best practice sharing
history continues
History continues . . .
  • 1991 – US Sentencing Commission
    • Writes sentencing guidelines for judges
    • First “organizational guidelines”
      • “Carrot and stick” approach
      • “just punishment” - offender
      • “deterrence” - incentives to detect and prevent crime
    • Organizational liability clear
      • Organization liable for a crime by one of it’s employees committed in the scope of employment event if the employee acted directly contrary to organization policy
more history
More history . . .
  • 2005 – Revisions to the “carrot”
    • Culture that promotes ethics and compliance
    • High level management oversight
    • Due care in delegating authority
    • Effective communication to all levels of employees
    • Reasonable steps to achieve compliance
    • Consistent enforcement of standards
    • Reasonable steps to respond to and prevent similar offenses upon detection of a violation
b gc of america sets direction
B&GC of America sets direction
  • 2002 Enron
  • 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act
          • Anonymous reporting lines for companies
  • 2003 NYSE&NASD Rulemaking
  • 2006 B&GC of America
          • National governance strategy
          • Code of ethics

Ethics & Compliance Officers Assn

          • 600 company members
ethics oversight strategy
Ethics Oversight Strategy
  • B&GC of America Strategy
    • Protect reputation
    • Culture of transparency, accountability and integrity
    • Donors demand proof of ethics and strong financial management
  • Standard practices
    • Training for all staff and volunteers
    • Utilize an ethics officer/s
    • Whistleblower protection
    • Compliance reporting & investigation policy
    • Code of ethics
boys girls clubs of king county
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County
  • Goals
    • Assess B&GCKC against standard practices
    • Share National’s guidebook with key staff and board members
    • Train staff (Jan-June at Clubs)
    • Web site live (Jan 07)
    • Report to CSC board (June 07)
    • Working together… Clubs and the Club Service Center
working together
Working Together
  • Common understanding of standard practices
  • Roles and responsibilities
    • To serve clubs, staff and kids
    • Confidentiality and anonymity
  • Training
    • Use real situations
    • Meaningful, memorable and fun
  • Web page link… how to report an ethics concern
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Report a concern to an ethics advisor

with this information….

  • Today’s date
  • Your name (optional)
  • How would you like to be contacted? ……. Phone, Email, Postal Mail
  • Branch that you are affiliated with:
  • Date of possible violation:
  • Who was involved?
  • Who did you discuss this with?
  • What happened?
  • Where did it happen? …….. At Club, Off Hours, Event Off Site…
  • When did it occur?
  • What do you expect to happen as a result of this contact?
situation vendors
Situation ~ Vendors

Facts…

  • Vendor has long history with Club
  • Vendor gives a gift to staff person

Question: Are these facts a violation of our ethics standards?

situation political affiliations
Situation ~ Political Affiliations

Facts…

A friend of the Boys & Girls Clubs requests support for a political campaign based on their history with the BGC and support of youth services.

Question… Is this fact a violation of our ethic standards?

situation donor s intent
Situation ~ Donor’s Intent

Facts…

A donors gives money to fund the teen programs and you decide to fund a reading camp with their money.

Question… Is this fact a violation of our ethics standards?

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