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Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA)

The Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA), formerly known as the Ethics Officer Association, is a nonconsulting, member-driven association established exclusively for individuals (i.e., ethics and compliance officers) who are responsible for their company's ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs. As the first global organization designed to serve the needs and interests of ethics and compliance officers, the ECOA provides training and hosts a variety of conferences and meetings for exchanging best practices. As of February 2006, the ECOA consisted of more than 1,250 members, representing nearly every industry. Member companies include more than half the Fortune 100 conducting business in more than 160 countries. In addition to corporations, ECOA membership includes nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and other organizations. The ECOA is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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