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Entries in Transparency International (71)

Thursday
Jul312014

Mike Scher: Let's hang together to fight graft

When a company suspects a competitor is going to pay bribes, the temptation is to do the same thing. Bribe takers encourage a bribery bidding war. They want the biggest bribe to win the business, not the best price, product or service.

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Thursday
Jul242014

Verification of Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs: New Guidance from Transparency International–USA

Over the past two decades, there has been substantial progress by companies in developing anti-corruption programs.  While such programs reflect a growing commitment by companies to combat corruption, it is widely recognized that the adoption of policies and programs is not enough.

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Monday
Jul072014

Flash: Switzerland wins World Cup (not that World Cup)

The sixteen nations that made it through the group stage in the 2014 World Cup to the knockout round have been fighting for international bragging rights for the next four years.

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Monday
Jun232014

The privatization of supply chain compliance (Part 1)

Author Scott KillingsworthAchieving consistent legal compliance in today’s regulatory environment is a challenge severe enough to keep compliance officers awake at night and one at which even well-managed companies regularly fail.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

EU helps Bosnia and Herzegovina combat corruption 

The Sebilj in Sarejevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, courtesy of WikipediaAn EU project recently implemented in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) aims to end corruption by providing for accountability, transparency and improvements in the areas of public finance, law enforcement and business.

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Tuesday
May272014

In South Asia, graft and weak pols create downward spiral

A report just released by Transparency International says corruption is on the rise in South Asia and failing to tackle it will threaten the region's economic progress by deepening poverty and scaring off investors.

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Tuesday
May132014

Why we need anti-corruption provisions in U.S. free-trade agreements 

Over the past two decades, trade and investment agreements between countries have increasingly ventured beyond traditional technical issues to touch upon such matters as labor conditions, environmental safeguards and corruption.

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Thursday
Apr242014

Survey shows corporate commitment to anti-corruption programs

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance conducted an online survey in February, asking 383 compliance professionals around the world to evaluate their anti-corruption compliance programs and name their top risk concerns.

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Monday
Apr072014

Clean air and dirty pols don't mix

Over the years, we've looked at the correlation between graft and war, debt problems, failed states, earthquake damage, the rule of law, press freedom, and air disasters. Now let's look at environmental stewardship.

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Thursday
Mar272014

Cambodia graft hits disease-fighting fund

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria issued a report in November that described how Cambodian government officials took nearly half a million dollars in bribes from mosquito-net manufacturers.

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