Tag: anti-corruption compliance

Part I: The December Revolution Sudan’s third revolution began suddenly in December 2018 after nearly thirty years of oppressive rule under President Omar Al-Bashir. Peaceful demonstrations sparked by price hikes on essential goods like bread and fuel led thousands of protestors to take to the streets. Beginning in the northern town of Atbara, the protests… Read More

  As Indonesia celebrates 75 years of independence, local businesses are rallying behind the newly launched Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC Indonesia) to combat corporate bribery. With 25 founding member companies, the new coalition launched in August, the same month as the national holiday. Though the CAC formally began operations in August,… Read More

  As the COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly become the largest global humanitarian crisis in a generation, front-line humanitarian aid workers need better training to avoid the damaging practical, financial, and reputational costs of corruption.  The pandemic has prompted calls for a massive humanitarian response. As cases and deaths have continued to rise around the world,… Read More

  To the casual observer, a small wave-shaped logo printed on the products and packaging of local businesses should make no difference to buyer loyalty. Yet the story of Lithuania’s Clear Wave Initiative suggests that it does. In 2017, close to 40 percent of Lithuanians stated that they could recognize the “White Wave” logo. The… Read More

The coronavirus pandemic is a complex, multifaceted crisis. In addition to the devastating human toll, the pandemic has quickly put many businesses at risk of permanent closure. As government stimulus funding around the world has shored up the balance sheets of large and well-connected businesses, micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have remained especially vulnerable…. Read More

We get it. You’re at home, practicing responsible social distance, and casting about for something useful to do. Here’s an idea: why not brush up on anti-corruption? Before you dismiss the topic as irrelevant, consider that 1 out of 10 national governments have been toppled recently by public outrage aimed at corrupt leaders. Or the… Read More

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