• Blog

    ESG as an opportunity for Ethics & Compliance 

    - by James Middleton

    An ECI Working Group on ESG, which Vault Platform has participated in, released its own whitepaper this week, A Guide to ESG: What Ethics & Compliance Professionals Need to Know About the Rise in ESG Investing and How It May Impact Their Work.

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    Market consolidation highlights importance of trust as a competitive advantage

    - by Vault Platform

    Vault Platform continues to disrupt and shape the future of GRC, pioneering ‘TrustTech’ a new and emerging category within their space. The end to end solution is removing the barriers and stigma associated with reporting workplace misconduct.

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    Solving for gender disparity in the hybrid workforce 

    - by James Middleton

    The term ‘hybrid workforce’ has appeared in reference to the likely reality that some portion of the workforce will still be virtual at any given time and there are valid concerns that if there is any choice in the matter businesses could see a gender disparity as men are more likely to return to the physical office than women. 

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    OVO Energy powers up employees with misconduct reporting app

    - by Vault Platform

    OVO Energy, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier, has partnered with workplace misconduct reporting and resolution solution Vault Platform to give employees the most modern way to speak up about ethical concerns directly to the company. 

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    As economic pressures rise, so does misconduct 

    - by Vault Platform

    In 2020, 29% of employees felt pressure to compromise on business ethics to maintain or improve performance. This is up from 20% in 2019 and 22% in 2015 and is believed to be largely due to the economic impact of Covid. 

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    Choosing to challenge inequality in STEM

    - by James Middleton

    For International Women’s Day 2021, we spoke to Dee Olomajeye, Head of People at Senti Bio, a San Francisco-based technology-driven therapeutics company focused on the next generation of medicine. Senti Bio recently launched Vault Platform to ensure its employees have a safe space to speak up about all forms of workplace misconduct such as discrimination and any kind of unethical behavior.

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    The urgency around ethics and compliance effectiveness

    - by James Middleton

    Organizations with a presence in the US are being urged to get their compliance house in order in anticipation of a crackdown on corporate ethics and compliance violations by the Biden Administration. 

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    Whistleblowers are a golden opportunity

    - by Vault Platform

    “Whistleblowers are likely to be loyal employees, passionate about high standards, who go outside their organisation as a last resort when nobody takes them seriously. They aren’t defiant troublemakers; they’re disappointed believers.”

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    ECI report identifies key ethics challenges in remote work environments

    - by James Middleton

    The Working Group survey responses also indicate that two areas highly impacted by a shift to remote working are lowered employee engagement due to competing work-life priorities (16%) and decreased transparency of remote activities (11%), both of which can impact an organization’s speak up culture.

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    High flying public companies at greater risk of fraud 

    - by James Middleton

    Researchers found that companies with Fortune 500 status were represented nearly four times as often among the firms that had committed fraud. Furthermore, firms that traded on NYSE were over-represented by nearly two to one in terms of fraudulent activity, versus those that trade on other exchanges like the NASDAQ or OTC.