Tags: Ethics Programme issues, Employees, Supportive Environment, Treatment of Employees
This practical Guide explains the role of Ethics Ambassadors in contributing to the success of an ethics programme and helping to promote a consistent ethical business culture. Drawing on the experience of UK and international companies it highlights how the role of an ethics ambassador can help organisations understand what ethics ambassadors are and how they can be recruited and supported effectively. The guide includes a set of practical tools for training and evaluating the efficacy of ethics ambassadors.
This Good Practice Guide will help organisations understand what ethics ambassadors are and how they are used effectively in promoting an ethical culture.
The Guide is aimed at anyone with responsibility for ethical standards in their organisation who is considering the question of how to embed these standards and policies in a consistent way throughout the business. It provides practical guidance for creating and motivating a network of ethics ambassadors, which is a cost-effective, practical answer to this question.
Specifically, the reader will gain an insight into:
- The role of ethics ambassadors in contributing to the success of an ethics and compliance programme
- The recruitment of ethics ambassadors
- Their key tasks and responsibilities
- How to train and motivate ethics ambassadors
- How to develop and use a network of ethics ambassadors
- The challenges faced in using ethics ambassadors and how to overcome these.
Included is a set of practical tools which provide the basis for training programmes and for evaluating the efficacy of the ethics ambassadors.