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ISO 37002: Valuable guidelines for managing whistleblowing

November 28, 2021

Responsible for receiving and responding to whistleblowing reports in an organisation?   Increasingly concerned that your whistleblower report handling will be found wanting?   You’re not alone. How you handle a whistleblowing report can have significant implications for both your organisation and your whistleblowers. It’s a growing realisation that is keeping executives up at night….

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The Merits of ‘Axe to Grind’ Whistleblowing Reports

October 02, 2021

The misuse of the word ‘malicious’ in whistleblowing laws and policies can misguide the handling of ‘axe to grind’ reports.   When Dale Horne of Whistle Blowers Ethics Hotline asked me to share my thoughts on the subject of ‘malicious reporting’ by anonymous whistleblowers, I jumped at the chance.   As an ethics consultant, I…

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Independent ethics hotline certification achieved for 12th year

March 17, 2021

Achieving a 12th consecutive SAFELINE-EX certification based on our performance over the past 12 months means a great deal to the Whistle Blowers Ethics Hotline team.   The challenging circumstances of 2020 put our investment in people and in advanced technology to the test – and there was no faltering in our delivery of a…

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Three essential insights for your whistleblowing management strategy

February 17, 2019

Strengthen your whistleblowing management strategy in 2019 with the benefit of key insights that light the path for leaders committed to creating workplace cultures of ethics and integrity.   In this article we summarize crucial outcomes from three sources published as 2018 was drawing to a close: two research studies and one case that gave…