Avangrid, TTEC, Coty, Polaris, Georgia Institute of Technology Join the Growing Ranks of Ethisphere's Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA)

Membership Expands to 294 Companies Collaborating to Promote Best Practices in Business Integrity Globally

The Business Ethics Leadership Alliance

The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing standards of ethical business practices, announced today that more than 30 organizations, including academic institutions, have recently joined the growing ranks of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) community. To date, 294 leading companies have taken their corporate integrity programs and practices to the next level by joining BELA, a globally recognized organization of leading companies collaborating together to share best practices in governance, risk management, compliance and ethics, founded by Ethisphere.

“One of the most impressive aspects of this community is that it is in constant motion,” said Kevin McCormackSenior Vice President and Executive Director for BELA. “We credit this to a growing set of data and resources that are supporting their program innovations and also credit the willingness of the member organizations to seek out new levels of shared practices — ranging from topically targeted working groups to research reports to pan-industry knowledge exchange through roundtables. Moreover, the global expansion into pivotal markets like South Asia, Latin America and Europe has enabled us to be more inclusive of the people and companies who have been seeking greater support for the complex work they are doing around the world. This is a community they can each rely upon.”

The complete list of new companies and academic institutions joining BELA includes:

  • American Airlines, Inc.
  • Avangrid, Inc.
  • BNP Paribas RCC
  • Coty Inc.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business
  • JDA Software Group
  • LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc.
  • Polaris Industries
  • The Prudential Assurance Company Singapore
  • TrueBlue, Inc.
  • TTEC Holdings, Inc.

“A trusted customer relationship is of utmost importance to us, and with that comes the need for ironclad compliance, governance and ethical processes for working with our 4,000+ customers, suppliers and partners,” said Martin Felli, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary, JDA. “We’re proud to become a member of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance, leveraging their tools and expertise to enhance ethical decision-making and processes throughout our company globally.”

“TrueBlue, Inc. is committed to putting people to work and helping change lives.  Every day our employees and associates work with businesses to provide the workforce solutions they need to succeed.  At TrueBlue, we are committed to our core values and to operating as an ethically responsible and trustworthy company,” said Monica Torrez-PfisterSenior Director, Legal & Compliance, Associate General Counsel, TrueBlue, Inc.

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Tags: Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA), Georgia Institute of Technology, Inc., JDA Software Group, Polaris, The Prudential Assurance Company Singapore, TrueBlue


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