9.30 AM to 12.00 PM

Whistleblowing: A pillar of sound corporate governance


09:30 - 10:00

Registration: Coffee & Tea

10:00 - 10:10

Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Carla Koffel, Pearl Initiative

10:10 –11:05

Panel Discussion
The panelists will discuss the following issues in relation to whistleblowing:

  • What are the factors that lead to a low level of employee reporting?
  • How to introduce a successful whistleblowing program?
  • What is the Impact of a whistleblower program on internal compliance systems?
  • How to use and consider information provided by whistleblowers?
  • Whistleblowing programs as part of the solution to fraud

Panelists will share the experience of real-life case studies with respect to successful and less successful whistleblowing programs and share the fundamentals of whistleblowing with the audience.  

The session will include a discussion on broader whistleblowing topics and will welcome input from the panelists based on their experience of enhancing integrity and accountability in the private sector.

11:05 -11:30

Audience Q & A

11:30 – 11:45

Conclusions & closing remarks


Coffee and Networking