Clear Understanding of Roles Is Key to Robust Ethics and Compliance Programs

July 14, 2016

According to a 2016 PwC report on economic crime, 89 percent of more than 6,000 executives stated that their organizations have a formal business ethics and compliance program. However, many companies exhibit a degree of confusion about who has ownership over what. Responsibility for these programs is widely dispersed among roles in the surveyed organizations. The report urges readers to “know who has ownership—it’s half the battle.”