Change is good. With vast changes sweeping the globe, countries working more closely together towards common objectives, we at WoRisGo take our first steps towards a global footprint to cater to our clients in different parts of the world.
Creating value from good governance, mitigating risk and ensuring compliance - our work makes the complex look easy. Fundamentally fresh thinking
We believe in strong fundamentals, health and vitality of a firm with the foundations of good governance. No getting lost in the woods
Even if its climbing a mountain, with more than 100 years of leadership experience we PREVENT, CONTROL and GOVERN
Plan - Govern - Lead
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Assess - Know - Respond
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Anticipate - Access - Advance
In this fog of information our 24/7 Crisis Management Centre will help anticipate and face business uncertainty with confidence
Red - Amber - Green
Our propriety tool for risk appetite, organization risk heat map, management culture and transforming mindsets. Using 360 degree perspective of the organization, values of the firm and key decision makers
Evaluate - Review - Enhance
Get ahead of the network with our customized structured benchmarking tool across peer industries for country leadership to transform the firm to industry best across people, processes, brand and reputation – a transformational journey for the firm and its leaders
Predict - Monitor - Respond
Cutting edge technology disrupting traditionally run business. Use our propriety Risk tool for integrating big databases to give meaningful and rule based outcomes.
Manage – Oversee - Comply
Let go of paper contracts, their terms, conditions and fine print. Benefit from our single dashboard central repository of all contractual requirements.
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Map – Plan – Recover
Business Continuity in uncertain times. Collate all business continuity plans, integrate all critical attributes in one place using our proprietary business continuity management tool.
Review – Monitor – Govern
Compliance is key to good governance. Our proprietary Compliance Monitoring tool – a must for the risk head/chief compliance officer and the audit head. Use our predictive, rule based, analytical, integrated tool for all compliance needs in a single real time dashboard.
Review - Record – Retain
Old world charm in new age. Document all HR issues, investigation case summaries, Employee Relations concerns into one dashboard for better record management, workflow, institutional memory and quick response. Reduce liabilities and enhance oversight with consistent management action.
Plan – Map – Transform
Transformations are not everyone's cup of tea. Restructuring and reorganisations can have an impact on bottomline, teams, people, reputation and brand. Partner with WoRisGo to map future re-orgs and map out scenario outcomes.
This code is applicable to the employees, consultants, interns, attorneys, management trainees and contractors of WoRisGo in all locations.
We are expected to be honest and use the highest levels of integrity in all we do. Honesty and integrity are to be demonstrated even when no one else is looking. We gain trust of our customers and clients by treating others with dignity, honesty, respect, and fairness. We will continue to demonstrate these values in all our interactions every single day.
As colleagues we should be open, transparent and respectful of others and understand that their work is as important as our work. We cannot act in a manner that could be perceived as discriminatory, threatening, intolerant, disrespectful or demeaning.
We strive to have a diverse workforce and create a business environment which enables us to attract, retain and nourish talent. It is this talent which leads to quality delivery and customer delight.
We must strive to give every project, every case, every client interaction the very best. There has to be passion in everything we do. We must strive to meet client, partner and customer expectations of privacy, quality, reliability, approachability, and business integrity.
Our dedication, hard work and sincerity to our work is reflective in our personality. We must continue to strive and improve our craft and critically assess what we could have done better.
We respect and acknowledge the diverse customs, cultures, and business practices we encounter in the international marketplace. Our clients may have demands on our time and we are expected to excel in customer satisfaction.
Our consultants/associates/interns are required to use sound judgement, ethical conduct and discretion when considering giving gifts or accepting gifts/hospitality in business settings. These customs and regulations may differ from country to country. We are required to not just follow the law of the land but also in compliance to the giver/receiver's organisational policy requirement.
A kickback, a bribe or anything that can be perceived with a corrupt intent is strictly prohibited. Additionally, certain ethical restrictions may also be considered hiring a consultant or employee or intern who is related to a government officer with whom WoRisGo or an existing client has direct business. This embargo applies for 6 months after such a business engagement is over. WoRisGo consultants neither receive nor give bribes.
In addition to local laws on bribery and corruption, the United Kingdom Bribery Act and the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act may also apply to WoRisGo and its consultants. WoRisGo and its consultants shall take all possible measures to comply with these laws. Reporting requirements apply to all violations.
Our clients share various confidential information with us. We respect our legal, moral and ethical responsibilities to protect client information. We do not discuss client information with those who do not need to know.
We restrict the access, storage and printing of confidential information to a need to know basis. Clients give us a variety of confidential information and it is imperative we treat all information with confidentiality.
When working with listed companies, we need to ensure we treat their confidential information with the highest care. This would include information of M&A, research notes, news of large scale investments in the market that can potentially be perceived as inside information. If we know that the client is planning a major joint venture, a merger or an acquisition we will not trade in that security and keep this information confidential. This embargo shall be for 45 days. Additionally, the consultant is required to disclose all personal trading accounts.
Our full time retainers/employees/consultants/lawyers as well as other administrative and para legal staff are expected to give a complete prior disclosure of the work that they wish to undertake outside the aegis of the offices of WoRisGo either individually or in association with another office, and WoRisGo shall have the right to restrict undertaking of any such work in its entirely and/or shall have the first right to refusal with regard to any such work.
An obvious conflict of interest is aiding a client or an organisation organization that markets its products and services which are in competition with our products and services. We will not, without the written and approved consent of WoRisGo management work for or engage with such an organization in any capacity.
While on social media we can make clear our company details, affiliation and will not write/blog and give out details that are confidential. Writing in public forum, for journals, periodicals and newspapers is encouraged but must be accompanied with a disclaimer that "Views are personal and not official company statement".
We understand that there might be instances when the electronic or print media might approach us for our views. Only the Vice Presidents are authorised to speak to the media and respond to queries. In the absence of the Vice Presidents, a call back number will be taken and management will be updated about the media query.
Our consultants work at a variety of client locations. Several client policies govern our work in those locations. We are bound by all client policies as well as the policies of WoRisGo.
During any review, we are required to fully cooperate with management. We will completely, truthfully, and promptly comply with all requests for information, including but not limited to interviews, files, phone records and documents, during such a review.
As an employee, consultant, retainer, intern at WoRisGo we have access to and / or may develop intellectual property. Upon being a part of WoRisGo, we assign all rights relating to our creation of intellectual property to India Bound. This intellectual property includes but is not limited to inventions, ideas, software, publications, templates, publications, and other materials that relate to WoRisGo practice areas.
If you must leave the company for any reason, including retirement, we are duty bound to return all WoRisGo property, including documents, emails and all media which contain WoRisGo proprietary information. It is pertinent to note that India Bound's ownership of intellectual property that has been created while you were an WoRisGo retainer/attorney/consultant/intern continues after you leave the company.
We will compete fairly. WoRisGo sells our products and services solely on their merits. We will not mislead our potential customers/client by giving incorrect information about our competitors, their products, and their services. We will ensure any comparisons to competitors are is an accurate representation of their services and products and no intentional misrepresentation is slipped in. We will not enter agreements with competitors to set prices; limit approaches; or divide up customers, or slice up markets.
Non-compliance to the code will attract disciplinary action which can be a combination of loss of compensation, extra working hours, cessation of working relationship/consulting/service (whatever is applicable) and legal action, if necessary.
Employees, interns, consultants or management trainees who become aware of or suspect a that a violation of company policies particularly laws of the land are under an obligation to report the same to senior management. Reporting is not governed by hierarchy and the consultant can directly approach the head of legal and/or risk management at their respective emails/phone number.
We endeavor to clearly communicate our HSE commitments, responsibilities and performance to our employees, our contractors and the public and we will provide information to all relevant parties on the safe use, handling, transportation, storage, recycling, reuse and dispose of our materials, products and wastes.
A. POLICY STATEMENT
WoRisGo (“Company”) is committed to protecting the data privacy and the policy highlights how the Company collects information, why and how it uses it.
B. PRINCIPLES OF THE POLICY
1. Respecting user's privacy
When users of the Company’s service uses its products and they trust it with their information, it is the Company’s duty to protect that information. We will always be thoughtful of their rights and mindful of our duty to protect it.
2. Collecting any data
The Company does not collect data other than the email of the user.
3. No transmission
The Company will not transmit the information to a third party without the consent from the corporate. It does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer any data to outside parties.
4. How do we use any information that stays on our systems?
The Company believes in enhancing the user's experience and to that extend allows the Company to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which its users would be most interested. The Company would also like to improve our website in order to enhance its experience of navigation. The Company also wants to serve the user better in responding to its customer service requests and may process service requests bearing customer needs in mind. This information is used to improve and develop Company products. The Company have legitimate interests in the effective delivery of information and services to you.
5. Personal Data
We neither ask nor store, process or transmit any personal data. The Company’s systems do not require any of these details.
6. Controlling & Using the Data
The Company is a governance consulting firm and as such understands the need for any customer to not share the information such as your official email. You can make choices about the collection and use of your data by WoRisGo. You can control your personal data that WoRisGo has obtained, and exercise your data protection rights, by contacting our General Counsel.
The Company may use the information you have provided about yourself to fulfill requests for our assessment, our products, our services and/or to respond to inquiries about our service offerings.
7. Our commitment to security
The Company has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security safeguards that will help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, ensure privacy and correctly use the information we that we collect. The Company recognises that no system can be completely secure, however, we are unable to guarantee total security. Given the dynamic nature of the environment the Company operates in, security cannot be guaranteed against all threats.
8. Retention & Disclosure
The Company securely stores your information, and hold it for as long as we need to in order provide our services and products to you in accordance with (i) applicable law, or (ii) as long as is set out in any relevant contract your firm has with us. The Company do review the retention period. The law of the land where we operate may require the Company to retain the record for a longer period.
The Company may have legal duty to disclose or report suspicious transactions and other illegal activity that it may become aware to the relevant regulatory authorities under various legislation including but not limited to terrorist financing, insider dealing, anti-money laundering, or related legislations. In some cases it may be prevented by law to inform you about this in advance of the disclosure, or at all.
9. Your legal rights
Depending on the country of your residence, you may have rights under your local law in relation to the information we hold about you. You could therefore ask us to
a. Seek confirmation from us as to whether we process any personal data about you (and we have already stated we will not collect any)
b. Withdraw your consent at any time. Since we are into corporate contracts, this request must be channeled through your account manager at your company. This is required since we would be bound by the service delivery contract.
10. IP Addresses
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer or device whenever you access the internet. This allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with one another. It is possible we come to know the IP address from where you have approached and visited the Company platform. This information may sometimes help us to enhance our service for a particular geography, generate and analyze statistics about Company’s service delivery and user experience.
11. Location based tools
The Company may collect and use the geographical location of your computer or mobile device, however, this will not happen without your express consent. This helps the Company in customising service delivery. This location data is collected for the purpose of the Company providing you with information, assessment, analysis or insights regarding services which we believe may be of interest to you based on your geographic location, and we believe will enhance customer experience. You may switch off the locator services in your mobile device anytime.
C. COMPLIANT AND GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL
If you are concerned about any breach of privacy law or any other regulation at our firm, you can contact the person you usually deal with or our General Counsel. A privacy leader and/or the Counsel and/or the head of risk will investigate the complaint and keep you informed of the resolution.