MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- It's clear from the recent survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its sister organization the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) that Compliance and Ethics programs have a significant impact on preventing misconduct. According to the results of the 2016 Compliance Effectiveness Survey, 83 percent of compliance professionals surveyed reported their program prevented misconduct at least once in the last two years, with 46 percent reporting their program prevented wrongdoing six or more times in the same time frame.
"The survey demonstrates what compliance professionals have long known: compliance programs are effective at preventing, finding, and fixing problems," said SCCE and HCCA CEO Roy Snell.
Compliance training is a critical aspect of the compliance and ethics program. The survey also reveals that 82 percent of respondents noted that training led to an increase in inquiries and reports, with 76 percent reporting that compliance training resulted in an employee report which lead to action that prevented or stopped wrongdoing.
Use the following link for the complete survey results
About SCCE and HCCA
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association are non-profit associations headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. USA. Together SCCE and HCCA serve more than 16,700 compliance and ethics professionals globally. The two associations offer more than 80 meetings a year, and each publishes a monthly magazine for its members. In addition to programs throughout the U.S., programs are offered in 2016 in Brussels, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Madrid, and Prague in order to meet the educational needs of the global compliance and ethics community.
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SOURCE Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE); Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)