Photo Credit: FARS News Agency Across the globe, countries have taken varying approaches to combat the problem of corruption. In South Africa, the Parliament finally took steps to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable for his unethical dealings, resulting in his resignation in February 2018. While in Bangladesh, the head of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party Khaleda… Read More

Photo Credit: Panarmenian  On February 5, Samsung’s Jae-yong Lee, vice-chairman and the heir to Samsung, was released on probation by an appellate court, avoiding a five-year prison sentence handed down from a previous ruling. The court could not find any “evidence of typical government-business corruption”, but instead ruled that Samsung was a political victim of… Read More

Most people now accept that good governance is a basis for long-term business success and sustainability. When it comes to investing in stocks, firms with good governance should be seen as relatively safe bets. Wouldn’t it be great if there were funds that handpicked stocks with such desirable qualifications for you? Thailand’s investment community took… Read More

Photo Credit: CIPE On December 8th, 2017, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Partnership for Transparency co-hosted an event that asks, “Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?” Following a brief introduction by Frank Vogl, Co-Founder of the Partnership for Transparency and Transparency International, Dr. Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio gave her first speech in… Read More

The One Bribe Democracy

Photo Credit: Avaaz Since introducing market-based economic reforms in 1991, India has become one of the fastest-growing economies in the world; to date is the world’s most populous democracy and the sixth largest economy. In fact, according to projections, India is well poised to become the third-largest economy in the world by 2030, surpassing Japan,… Read More

Photo Credit: The 7 Day Travel  Since coming to power in November 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has made it his mission to further legitimize the authority of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). In an effort to do so, Xi and his administration, have embarked on an unprecedented and far-reaching campaign against corruption. Ever since… Read More

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