Syntrio offers a series of highly customizable courses on a range of ethics and compliance topics, commonly addressed in corporate codes of conduct. These programs are intended to communicate organizational values and foster commitment to ethical and legal business practices.
The term “ethics” is based upon a Greek word “ethos,” meaning character. Accordingly, in the corporate world, “ethics” is the makeup of the company and what it stands for. Alternatively, ethics, in the business sense, means doing the right thing. In order to fully commit to proper business ethics practices a company must instill its […]
It is encouraging to see a large number of businesses showing enthusiasm for Pride month, when just a few years ago many companies were hesitant to publicly endorse their support for the LGBTQ community out of fear of things like “customer backlash” or “taking a stance.” Many businesses are thankfully no longer afraid to show […]
In 2018, New York enacted sweeping legislation requiring employers to train nearly all employees that work in that State. While it is likely employers are still scrambling to meet these new requirements, the 2019 legislative session shows no signs of New York slowing down its efforts to eradicate offensive behavior from its workplaces. Lawmakers […]
World Day of Bullying Prevention takes place on the first Monday of October each year as the official kickoff to National Bullying Prevention Month.
This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
Last week the Illinois General Assembly approved legislation that would require all employers in that state to conduct mandatory sexual harassment training. If signed into law by Illinois Governor Pritzker, this law would take effect on July 1, 2020 and would be the most comprehensive of its kind in the country. Given the substantial implications […]