Author: Peter Glover

Photo credit: CACB With the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and enforcement of laws such as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or the UK Bribery Act, doing business with integrity has become an expectation placed on global companies wherever they operate. Chambers of commerce and business associations are therefore increasingly called… Read More

Recently, I went to Pucallpa, Peru, a place where highway Route 5N ends and the Amazonian jungle takes over. Over a million people live in Pucallpa, which is situated in the heart of Peru’s tropical forest region of Ucayali.  Peru’s forested regions have recently made international headlines for breaking scandals around deforestation and illegal harvesting… Read More

Open Ownership, an organization dedicated to increasing corporate transparency, has recently released a guide that serves as a useful explainer of beneficial ownership transparency policies. Beneficial ownership transparency means that legal entities (such as companies) must disclose information about the people who ultimately own, fund, and/or control them. Anonymous “shell” companies can play a significant… Read More

Blair Glencorse is the founder and executive director of the Accountability Lab, an anti-corruption oriented nonprofit organization that places integrity at the heart of its work. Accountability Lab prides itself on taking a “positive” approach to anti-corruption work, focusing on solutions, do-gooders, and individuals instead of institutions and bad actors (a method they refer to… Read More

  Photo Credit: Gleb Garanich, Reuters   Last year’s election of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his pledge to curb corruption in the public and private spheres has brought about a shift in the Armenian business community’s attitude towards anti-corruption compliance. This new government openness has encouraged businesses to look towards transparent business practices and… Read More

Photo credit: Eduardo Davad Corruption in Duterte’s anti-graft campaigns is making elections in the Philippines important again – even the mid-terms. Filipinos are heading to the polls today, May 13th, for the mid-term elections. Many observers believe the vote will serve as a referendum on President Rodrigo Duterte and the first three years of his… Read More

Next Page