Tag: collective action

Over the past 20 years, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has diligently helped businesses in emerging markets strengthen integrity and combat corruption. CIPE has supported the private sector on three levels: internally by developing corporate compliance programs; externally through public communication of its commitments, policies, and practices; and through community-building via collective action… Read More

In Moldova, business owners like me suffer under rampant corruption and excessive bureaucracy. These challenges are linked because current burdensome bureaucratic systems create opportunities and power dynamics that allow corruption to flourish. This relationship shows how corruption in Moldova is more complex than a “law enforcement” issue. It is an entrenched systemic issue with a… 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

  One of the premier anti-corruption events in Asia comes every October when Thailand’s Coalition Against Corruption holds its annual celebration of innovation and achievement. The scene at this year’s event, held at an upscale Bangkok hotel, was typical. Hundreds of men and women in dark suits waiting for their companies’ names to be called… 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

Image credit: Collective Action Coalition against Corruption By Pana Ratanabanangkoon, Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition against Corruption (CAC) Project Director In Thailand, it is customary for businesses to give gifts to customers, business partners and government officials during the holiday season. Gifts can range in size from a bottle of wine to a car…. Read More

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