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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

WEF’s voluntary ESG reporting now includes anti-corruption metrics

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is getting ahead of the curve. Anticipating a future that may involve certain required corporate disclosures related to environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) aspects of business performance and risk, the WEF’s International Business Council — chaired by Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan — has released a new report containing voluntary metrics.… Continue Reading

Memo to Compliance Officers: Everyone has something to contribute

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon recently made headlines with his statement at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland. “Starting on July 1 in the United States and Europe we are not going to take a company public unless there’s at least one diverse board candidate, with a focus on women,” Mr.… Continue Reading

‘Integrity & compliance’ continues as a B20 priority

As Saudi Arabia prepares to assume the G20 presidency, the B20 – or Business 20 – has announced the creation of taskforces to address six thematic priorities in 2020. Featuring prominently this year again is the topic of integrity & compliance, alongside digitalization; energy, sustainability & climate change; finance & infrastructure; future of work & education; and trade & investment.… Continue Reading

Graft costs EU €120 billion, new study says

A report by the European Commission describes how corruption affects member states and costs their economies around €120 billion a year.

The European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Cecilia Malmström, spoke at a news conference in Brussels Monday.… Continue Reading

A Trillion Dollars Lost

It must be the Obama effect. Whatever the cause, the corporate fight against international graft is now appearing on YouTube. To mark the World Economic Forum’s International Anti-Corruption Day on Dec.
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