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Jul 2016

Managing responsible business: the ethical challenges organisations must navigate to succeed in a connected world

Find out how to address the major gaps facing organisational ethics and the tools CGMA designation holders can use to promote an ethical culture.

Ours is an increasingly interconnected world, with an unprecedented rise in data and information flows and ever-more complex and extended global supply chains. As a result, organisations are facing more risk than ever, whilst under public scrutiny, to manage their business responsibly.

This CGMA report draws on insight from nearly 2,500 Chartered Global Management Accountant designation holders and CIMA students working in both private and public sectors to review how the ethical landscape has changed since 2012.

Nearly 2,500 CGMA designation holders and CIMA students working in both private and public sectors reviewed how the ethical landscape has changed since 2012.

This guide, written in partnership with the Global Compact Network UK, sets out the context for the importance of human rights issues to business.

This tool helps you to not only navigate ethical dilemmas, but also to respond in a manner that upholds your professional standards.

With a growing focus on human rights, how are associated risks assessed and addressed, both within the organisation and in the wider value chain?

With the rising demand for non-financial and narrative reporting – such as integrated reporting – what ethical data should be collected, what is being collected and how is it being used?

Embedding a corporate culture entails an organisation-wide approach. What ethical architecture and internal controls are in place, and how do these translate into management style and the working environment?

The Managing Responsible Business survey and the ethical challenges organisations must navigate to succeed.

This tool helps you and your business on the way to implementing an effective corporate ethics policy.

Global research that explores the importance of business ethics, ethical performance and ethical management within organisations.

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Managing responsible business: the ethical challenges organisations must navigate to succeed in a connected world

"Finance and accounting is the language of business transactions, and accountants have long been interpreters of this language. Ensuring that information is accurate and transparent has never been more important."

Jeff Kaye CGMA Trustee, Transparency International UK

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