Business of Integrity Blog

Emerging market businesses that lack formal compliance processes suffer twice: first from inefficiency and then from losing out on beneficial partnerships. While companies in emerging markets are becoming formal businesses in increasing numbers, there is still a sizable gap between getting a license and paying taxes (the minimum definition of “formal”) and following the internal… Read More

The staff of the Anti-Corruption & Governance Center at CIPE has compiled this list of recent publications and resources to help the global anti-corruption community, and is updated monthly. The most recent entries are placed near the top and extend through the last thirty days. We welcome your suggestions for additional articles, reports, and resources… Read More

As 2020 draws to a close, pandemic fatigue has clashed with a second global surge in COVID-19 cases. A new round of full or partial lockdowns has spread across Asia, Europe, and North America, hampering economic recovery and reversing progress made earlier in the year. Businesses around the world face an urgent challenge, both to reassure their employees and customers that their health and safety are top priorities and prove that they are trustworthy members of society.  Chronic Discontent  Even though businesses of all sizes are playing a crucial role in keeping countries afloat—and will be the engine that restarts economic growth when the pandemic is… Read More

Over the past 20 years, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has diligently helped businesses in emerging markets strengthen integrity and combat corruption. CIPE has supported the private sector on three levels: internally by developing corporate compliance programs; externally through public communication of its commitments, policies, and practices; and through community-building via collective action… Read More

In early summer 2020, CIPE’s ACGC team conducted a survey of CIPE partners in emerging economies to learn how they perceived the COVID-19 pandemic was impacting public corruption. With lockdowns in place and CIPE’s international travel on indefinite hold, this survey provided ACGC an important view of circumstances on the ground during the early months… Read More

While countries around the world are struggling to recover from the health and economic impacts of the pandemic, some companies are making combating corruption a key recovery priority. At the same time, increasing numbers of executive and compliance professionals are making anti-corruption compliance training part of their solution to COVID-related challenges.  “We’ve seen a big… Read More

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