BELA Ethics & Compliance Workshop Hosted by Pacific Life

Newport Beach, CA | November 1st, 2019 | 9:00am – 3:30pm PST

Join your peers for a day full of insightful conversations and hear how leading organizations are implementing specific components of their ethics and compliance program, while taking actionable steps to better assess the company’s culture of integrity.

Ethisphere, along with Pacific Life, will introduce a new one-day interactive workshop, primarily focusing on the financial service industry.  The discussions will cover 4-5 hand selected topics ranging from ethical culture to third party risk to predictive data, this intimate forum connects diverse organizations and offers an environment for trusted conversations on best practices.

Engage and hear presentations by members of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) sharing the strategy, tactics, results and lessons learned from the rollout of a recent program initiative.

Bookings are closed for this event.

Featured speakers and topical highlights include:

Steve Koslow, Vice-President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America,
will lead an interactive discussion and share details around the strategy Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America is employing to strengthen their “Speak Up – Listen Up” culture.  It has been a significant focus for the organization and they have utilized a number of tactics to get at this perennial challenge.

Sarah Jarvis, Assistant Vice President – Regulatory Compliance, Pacific Life will lead a presentation on how the Compliance function is evolving, finding different ways to foster and grow culture and processes has become important. One way to approach the evolution and necessary innovation is through Design Thinking, a brainstorming process, where the focuses are on the “user experience” and making it easy to comply. We’ll walk through Design Thinking generally and some examples of how we’ve used it here at Pacific Life.

Craig Moss, Executive Vice President, Ethisphere, will be lead an Interactive Risk Assessment Workshop that leads to an exercise looking at the typical daily challenges faced by employees.  The workshop will conclude with either A) setting a measurable goal to reduce daily risks, or B) turning back the clock (what would you do to prevent the BIG negative event).

Craig Moss is also Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade ( At CREATe Compliance, he is responsible for developing CREATe Leading Practices, a program designed to help companies and their suppliers reduce the risks associated with trade secret theft, counterfeiting, piracy and corruption.  Craig has developed definitive guides for organizations including World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation and the United Nations. Mr. Moss is an Executive Advisor for Social Accountability International (SAI) and previously led Social Fingerprint®, a program helping companies and their supply chains implement sustainability practices. Previously, Mr. Moss founded Global Access Corporation, where he led more than 3,000 business development projects in 50 countries.

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