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21 September 2021 Ethics

South Africa


King Committee guidance issued

The King Committee on Corporate Governance, recently released guidance notes on three critical governance focus areas in South Africa.

Effective Stakeholder Engagement within the Context of Remuneration – paper

Addressing the matter of apparent ineffective stakeholder engagement, this guidance paper provides direction to governing bodies and remuneration committees for enhancing dialogue with key stakeholders ...

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To nudge or not to nudge

The Ethics Institute of Southern Africa

Is it possible that by covertly nudging individuals, trust could be eroded between the ‘nudger’ and the ‘nudgee’ so that the person being nudged responds by completely distrusting something that could actually be in their best interests? This is a fascinating insight by Dr Paul Vorster ...

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TEI Ethical Leadership Symposium 2021

'Rebuilding Ethical Integrity in Key Institutions after State Capture'

Time is running out for those who have not yet registered to attend the FREE Ethical Leadership Symposium 2021 that will explore the theme of Rebuilding Ethical Integrity in Key Institutions after State Capture.
 
Hosted by The Ethics Institute, the symposium will ...

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International


The climate change opportunity in financial services

Excellent article by Ron Shevlin appearing in Forbes that focuses on the changing dynamics of marketing, ethics, and how we desperately need an alternative view on customer segmentation in financial services.

Nearly one in four Americans consider climate change to be the most important social challenge facing the country. They ...

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How AI ethics and governance is heralding a new era for financial services

The financial services industry is one that can expand economic opportunity while meeting societal needs. This report details how a strong focus on AI, ethics and governance can help financial services companies do so efficiently.

According to an article by TEMASEK artificial intelligence (AI) is driving change across almost every ...

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Working Smart

By Lee Rossini

Working from home is currently the norm, especially in the knowledge sectors such as financial planning. As the pandemic forced companies to adopt this practice, many of them welcomed the cost saving and short-term boosts in productivity that came with it. Despite these benefits, the long-term effects of employees working remotely are still largely unknown, and some believe that it could negatively impact business performance.

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