Carolyn Clarke, Centrica’s Head of Audit, Risk & Control, is one of four new trustees to have been appointed to join the Institute of Business Ethics’ Trustee Board led by Chair Edward Bickham.
The Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) was established by the business community in 1986 to encourage high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values. The Institute aims to raise public awareness of the importance of doing business ethically and works to help organisations strengthen their ethics culture through the sharing of knowledge and good practice.
The Institute also assists in the development, implementation and embedding of effective and relevant corporate ethics and responsibility policies and programmes.
Carolyn joins new trustees from organisations including City of London Police and HSBC.
Commenting on her appointment, Carolyn said: “it is a great honour to be given this opportunity to create a stronger ethics culture in business and look forward to helping IBE fulfil its mission to promote better business behaviour.”
Edward Bickham, Chair of IBE’s Trustee Board said: “more corporate scandals means that IBE’s practical advice is needed more than ever, and I look forward to working with the new and existing trustees in continuing to raise awareness and spread best practice in business ethics.”
For more information about the Institute of Business Ethics visit www.ibe.org.uk.
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About Carolyn Clarke
Carolyn Clarke is a qualified Chartered Accountant and currently the Head of Audit, Risk and Control at Centrica plc, a role she has recently taken on after 19 years with PwC.
For the last 7 years she worked as a partner in PwC’s Risk Assurance practice leading the focus on people, culture and behaviours. In this role she developed PwC’s approach to the provision of assurance around behaviours, a critical element of embedding ethical awareness across organisations.
Carolyn was also responsible for establishing the first international professional services firm in Mongolia, where she was recognised for leading the Best International Company by the Business Chamber. She has acted as a member of the Board of Directors and a Trustee of a number of international development and other not-for-profit organisations including Care International UK.
She has a keen interest in diversity in the work place and inclusive governance practices.
The Institute of Business Ethics was established by business in 1986 to encourage high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values.
We raise public awareness of the importance of doing business ethically
We help organisations strengthen their ethics culture through the sharing of knowledge and good practice.
We assist in the development, implementation and embedding of effective and relevant corporate ethics and responsibility policies and programmes.
The IBE is a registered charity, funded by corporate and individual subscriptions. Subscriber support, both financial and intellectual, helps us research, publish, provide training and tools to assist in the development of ethical business practice.