WHY WOMEN IN BUSINESS MATTER

As a women-owned company, we at ProEthics have found that female leaders bring valuable qualities and new, diverse perspectives to the workplace. Jacinda Ardern was the youngest female prime minister ever and led New Zeeland during the Covid pandemic and the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Furthermore, she became a mother while in office. Her leadership style […]

WHY OUR ETHICS TRAINING MAKES A DIFFERENCE

12 June 2023 At ProEthics we are passionate about training. It empowers our clients and changes hearts and minds about the importance of ethical behaviour. Imperatives for ethics training Ethics training is regarded as central to the proactive governance of corporate integrity. The training that ProEthics develops and facilitates is aligned with international legislative and […]

THE SIGNIFICANCE AND BENEFITS OF CLIENT CONFIDENTIALITY

June 2023 Client confidentiality forms the cornerstone of trust between ProEthics and its clients. It fosters an environment of transparency, honesty, and mutual respect. This article explores why we maintain client confidentiality, even at our peril. It also highlights the benefits that a relationship built on trust brings to both parties involved. Doing our ethical […]

HOW TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS

29 May 2023 In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, fostering a positive workplace culture and ensuring legal compliance is imperative for sustainable success. To navigate the complex realm of ethics and compliance, many public and private sector organisations are turning to ProEthics for virtual and in-person anti-corruption and ethics training. This short article will explore […]

INVESTED IN PROMOTING A CULTURE OF INTEGRITY

18 May 2023 ProEthics‘ mission is to promote professional ethics among our clients. Our clients, big and small, come from all spheres of life and business, ranging from highly qualified professionals to unschooled labourers in both the private and public sectors. However, they ask for our help for vastly different reasons. Some clients have been […]

ORGANISATIONAL ETHICS PART II

In the previous blog, I interviewed Dr Janette Minnaar-van Veijeren, founding director of ProEthics (Pty) Ltd. Today, I share the second part of the interview that deals with the practical aspects of organisational ethics. During my corporate career as the company secretary of the social and ethics committee and the chairperson of the ethics task […]

ORGANISATIONAL ETHICS PART I

In our previous blogs, we introduced you to THE CONCEPT OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE and ETHICAL LEADERSHIP BY THE GOVERNING BODY. In the next two blogs, we will be discussing organisational ethics, and we will be interviewing an expert in this field, Dr Janette Minnaar-van Veijeren, founding director of ProEthics (Pty) Ltd. During my corporate career […]

Dealing with conflict of interest in the workplace

WHAT IS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST? A conflict of interest involves a conflict between the duties and the private interest of a person, in which the person’s private-capacity interest could improperly influence the performance of his/sher professional or formal duties and responsibilities. According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (the OECD 1 ) […]

Ethical Priorities in difficult economic times

By Dr Janette Minnaar-van Veijeren, Founding Director of ProEthics Most of us are feeling the economic strain. Many companies are laying off people or postponing projects as a result of an uncertain economic future. This makes my job, as a specialist trainer in anti-corruption and ethics, quite difficult. Our focus at ProEthics is to promote […]

Dr Janette Minnaar attended the Ethics Institute’s Sixth Annual Ethics Conference on 30 May 2016.

Dr Janette Minnaar with Prof Stella Nkomo, from the University of Pretoria, at the Ethics Institute’s Sixth Annual Ethics Conference 2016 on 30 May 2016 – a time for courageous ethical leadership. Prof Nkomo presented on: The impact of moral leadership on organisations. Dr Minnaar with Mr Brand Pretorius, former CEO of Toyota and McCarthy, […]