I arrive early for this morning's workshop, the third in the series as part of Stronach's ethics project. Today we will be looking at aspects of reputation and in particular how corporate reputation can be affected by the ways managers and staff behave and conduct themselves. These are important subjects – by analysing them, my aim is to help the ethics team to improve Stronach's existing compliance and controls framework so that the board has greater assurance that reputational risk is being managed in the most appropriate way for their business.
I welcome everyone as they come in. We have a lot to cover today and so I quickly take the team through the agenda over coffee. The workshop will be divided broadly into four sections, as follows: