Technology as an ally in business integrity policies

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Integrity policies, in Lava Jato times, are one of the biggest concerns for companies to protect themselves from future problems that can lead to image and reputation damage, and, of course, lawsuits and fines that impact business results.


Integrity Policies and Anti-Corruption Law


It is within this scenario that the Anti-Corruption Law was created with the objective of creating new parameters of business behavior in the public-private relationship, demanding from the companies ethical responsibility and internal integrity policies that can be used to control the business involving the accountability of employees, suppliers, distributors in addition to senior management and the partners themselves.

Justice has become rigid with an unwavering character to seek these practices remain in the past and that all the business environment understand that “jeitinho brasileiro” is unacceptable in corporate ethical relations and should be a relegated expression to the past.

Based on this, Marcelo Erthal, CEO of Ímpeto and Rafael Mendes of Chediak Advogados saw their demand for this type of solution increase, as numerous companies started looking for people specialized in the subject to organize their Compliance structures.

In this article for Estadão, both of them offer their insight on the subject and discuss the opportunities that technology can bring and the benefits of that fact. Several business owners make it clear that corruption is one of the main risks that any company can face and with that, knowing what steps they have to take to avoid this problem is very important.

The big advantage of hiring specialized people in the subject is that the biggest difficulty for companies is to know what step to take to start implementing a Compliance program and what may be more appropriate for their reality. At that time, IT is an important ally to deal with the myriad demands generated by the implementation of integrity policies in the company.

Read this article published in Estadão and understand why this subject is being discussed so often in organizations.