If you are a senior executive at a company that has a whistleblower programme, you have a role to play and it is important that you understand your obligations. If you are not a senior executive, but you operate the whistleblower programme, this document might be useful as a training guide to help senior managers understand their role.
If you are a board member of a company that has a whistleblower programme, you have a role to play and it is important that you understand your obligations. If you are not a board member, but you are an operator of a programme, this article might still be useful as a training guide for directors to understand their role.
If you are responsible for managing the whistleblower programme you know that is not just about having a piece of software installed that tracks reports, it is about managing a comprehensive whistleblower programme under the direction and support of both the company’s governing body and its management.
In compliance, there is an established standard for anti-bribery, a newer general standard for any compliance topic, and new guidelines for governance. These standards are well established and available to use by any company or organisation.