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Allianz raises awareness of insurance misuse in domestic abuse

13 Dec 21
by The Banking and Financial Services Oath and Allianz
Financial services designs and provides products that help people and families set financial goals for the future and remain financially secure. But sometimes there are unintended consequences and a risk it could be used for ill. Reflective thinking is where ethics plays such an important role to deeply consider ALL consequences. Here is a case study from a financial institution – Allianz – that has undergone a process to have a deeper understanding of how their products can be used. They are sharing this with the aim of raising industry and community awareness.

Getting it right in identifying and responding to conflicts of interest

13 Dec 21
by Pauline Vamos, Chair of Governance Institute of Australia
Identifying and responding to conflicts of interest is easier said than done and we get it wrong often. So how can we get it right?

The Oath

  • Trust is the foundation of my profession.
  • I will serve all interests in good faith.
  • I will compete with honour.
  • I will pursue my ends with ethical restraint.
  • I will help create a sustainable future.
  • I will help create a more just society.
  • I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same.
  • I will accept responsibility for my actions.
  • In these and all other matters;
    My word is my bond.