Business of Integrity Blog

For close to a decade, business headlines have foretold the coming of a new regulatory behemoth under the non-threatening heading of ESG. Standing simply for environment, social, and governance, the acronym refers to new non-financial rules that many businesses will be required to follow. It is likely to be the biggest update to commercial regulation… 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… Read More

As regulators in the European Union and North America take steps toward stronger ESG disclosure frameworks, Asian trade partner countries have launched new initiatives to prepare for the forthcoming rules. In August, the Philippines took a leap forward in this regional trend when its Securities and Exchange Commission chief Kelvin Lester K. Lee made the… Read More

It is a well-known fact that the abuse of power for private gain—corruption—erodes confidence in democracy, undermines economic development, and creates unfair distortions in wealth and opportunity. What is less well-known is how the injuries and distortions caused by corruption cause particular harm to historically disempowered groups such as women and minorities.   The Center for International Private Enterprise actively promotes… Read More

The number of podcasts touching on anti-corruption themes has grown exponentially in recent years, as experts, practitioners, activists, and academics showcase the human element of integrity and transparency work. Some podcasts are focused solely on anti-corruption, and others – like our own at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) – frequently address the topic… Read More

The Center for International Enterprise (CIPE) has taken a big step forward in its efforts to fight corruption by launching a new Rapid Response Anti-Corruption website.  Hosted by CIPE’s Anti-Corruption and Governance Center (ACGC), the new online hub gathers anti-corruption activists, thought leaders, and practitioners who are committed to engaging in swift interventions to combat… Read More

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