Tag: business ethics

Photo Credit: Lattitude Canada, Wikimedia Commons This post is based on a blog originally published on Corporate Compliance & Ethics Africa It is a basic economic principle that a market exists because there is the concurrence of demand and supply or someone willing to buy and someone willing to sell goods or services. Similarly as… Read More

Watch for Mosquitos

Photo Credit; Flickr This blog was originally published on the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics’ (SCCE) “Compliance & Ethics Blog”. I was fortunate last week. While exhibiting at Transparency International’s International Anti-Corruption Conference in Panama City, Stephanie Gallagher and I were able to visit the Panama Canal. May Jane Coulson, the Canal’s ethics officer,… Read More

This blog post was originally published by Accountability Lab. Posted on CCTrends with permission. “Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.” – William Gaddis Corruption, defined as exploitation of entrusted power for private benefit is, unfortunately,  prevalent in Pakistan. It can take many forms, including bribery, graft, theft and extortion. In the corporate sector, its… Read More

A recent report by Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) paints a rather grim picture of the extent of corruption in Kenya. In the top 10 counties by average bribe size, bribes range from KSH 80,000 (about $800 US) to about KSH 6,000 ($60 US) — in a country where the average monthly wage is… Read More

Once a year compliance professionals from around the globe gather to discuss developments in anti-corruption, compliance and ethics at the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethic’s Annual Institute (SCCE). CIPE’s Frank Brown, Value Chain andAnti-Corruption Program Team Leader, and Anna Kompanek, Director of Multiregional Programs, presented at the SCCE’s 14th annual gathering with a workshop… Read More

Alison Taylor, the Director of Advisory Services for BSR (a global non-profit organization focused on sustainability) contributes the following article, which was originally posted on the Global Anticorruption Blog. Despite all the investment in corporate anti-bribery compliance programs, supported by a lucrative consulting industry dominated by investigation companies and accounting and law firms, violations of… Read More

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