In this session, Kathleen will explore:
- Ways to create framework and boundaries for a successful disaster recovery plan;
- How to communicate and set ethical culture to help avoid compliance breach;
- Guidelines to help determine the appropriate level of transparency with shareholders, employees and media;
Kathleen Edmond has spent the majority of her legal career in corporate ethics and compliance. As Chief Ethics Officer for Best Buy from 2004–2014, she built and subsequently led the company’s Ethics Office. Ms. Edmond is probably best known for her leading-edge communications initiatives in creating a connected, ethical culture within the organization that supported business strategy, vendor integrity, and customer engagement. She has won national awards for her innovative and exemplary leadership in her field, and her original use of social media in furthering a transparent, ethical business operation, is groundbreaking. Ms. Edmond’s current role is Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP and was most recently honored with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from Women in Compliance in London.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Edmond earned a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Business Ethics, from the University of St. Thomas, and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Minnesota. Over the course of her career she has worked with a wide range of clients representing industries ranging from retail, healthcare, professional sports, and insurance, to nonprofit, public institutions.
The Second Phase of Canada’s Digital Privacy act is coming… is your organization prepared? Find out how to ensure you are compliant at Preparing for the Digital Privacy Act: Round Two of Privacy Regulation in Canada on January 14, 2016.