USSC Federal Sentencing Guidelines Manual, 2011 Ed. resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
The United States Sentencing Commission ("Commission") is an independent agency in the judicial branch composed of seven voting and two non-voting, ex officio members.
Corporate Governance - King III report - Introduction and overview (PwC) resource Standards and Guidelines OCEG Reviewed
The release of King III (King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa) report on 1 September 2009 represents a significant milestone in the evolution of corporate governance in South Africa and brings with it significant opportunities for organisations that embrace its principles. Documents on the site include:
The Business Case for Corporate Social Responsibility (June 2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: This report discusses the business case for CSR—that is, what justifies the allocation of resources by the business community to advance a certain socially responsible cause. The business case is concerned with the following question: what tangible benefits do business organizations reap from engaging in CSR initiatives?
Office of Goverment Ethics (OGE) Advisories resource Agency Guidances
Beginning in January 2011, OGE replaced DAEOgrams with "OGE Advisories." Through separate Legal Advisories, Program Management Advisories, and Education Advisories, OGE issues legal guidance, information about ethics program management, and ethics education opportunities.
Increased motivation for whistle-blowing (2010) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: New statutory and regulatory changes provide greater rewards to individuals who blow the whistle on fraudulent activities and to organizations that actively encourage an effective ethical culture – important steps at a time when the rate of fraudulent financial activity is likely to increase.
Institute for Supply Managment - ISM Principles of Sustainability and Social Responsibility resource Organizations & Associations OCEG Reviewed
About ISM: Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world as well as one of the most respected. ISM’s mission is to lead the supply management profession through its standards of excellence, research, promotional activities, and education.
Driving Ethical Growth: New Markets, New Challenges - 11th Global Fraud Survey (Ernst & Young, 2010) resource Research / Studies OCEG Reviewed
Achieving growth often means planning expansion into new international markets or looking again at potential acquisition targets. Both of these may mean doing business in new geographies, some of which may bring particular fraud, bribery and corruption risks.
Compliance v. Culture: Employees Judge Ethical Conduct in the Workplace (2007) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Author: Patricia J. Harned, Ph.D., President, Ethics Resource Center
ORSE, Observatoire sur la Responsibitie Societale des Entreprises (Study Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, English Version) resource Organizations & Associations OCEG Reviewed
ORSE – Observatoire sur la Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises, which means Study Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, is a French network designed to study and promote socially responsible investment (SRI), corporate social responsibility as well as all the issues related to sustainable development. ORSE is a non-profit organisation that has been set up in June 2000.