Recently, the Government of Canada announced that it has completed its extensive consultation process that took place over the past year, and it has decided to implement new changes to the Integrity Regime.
The ethical standards of a company are driven from the top. The ethics policy should be recommended by the president, ratified by the board and rolled out to the company with appropriate explanations and training. Implementing and consistently following a top-down ethics policy—with input from all levels—will help employees, customers, stakeholders and others who interact with the company to understand and relate to the company’s intentions.
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