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by Paul Kerstein

Enron Whistleblower Talks About Ethics

Sep 20, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Four years after the collapse of Enron, Sherron S. Watkins, thecorporate whistleblower and former Vice President of Enron, spoke atPittsburgh Theological Seminary last week for a program on ethics. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazettereports that she now runs a consulting firm, Sherron Watkins and Co,that advises companies on corporate ethics and cultivating an ethicalwork culture. Her main message during her speech was that written codesof ethics are not enough to prevent unethical behavior. She also saidthat even Sarbanes-Oxley, the new law requiring chief executiveofficers to sign off on their company’s financial statements andprovide transparency to their operations, isn’t enough. Read more.