Testing your ethics

A new tool for companies to self-assess their ethics and compliance standards will shortly be launched in Brazil. LACCA spoke to one of its designers, Izilda CapelettoIt is a common problem for local companies in Latin America – a growing awareness of the importance of having strong ethics and compliance programmes, a gnawing fear of the power of local and international enforcement agencies, but also a lack of knowledge of even where to begin in strengthening the practice in the area. Meanwhile, multinational companies receive strict ethics mandates and complex compliance programmes from HQ elsewhere in the world, and need to tropicalise and implement locally.

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