Tag: Integrated Compliance

As government, NGO, and business leaders met in The Hague earlier this month for the World Justice Forum, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) led a panel on how Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing can help reinforce democratic institutions. The June 2 event brought together two communities that don’t usually engage with one… Read More

For the past seven years, the government of Georgia has steadily modernized its labor laws in ways that have created openings for anti-corruption work. In April 2022, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) capitalized on the culmination of these reforms – Georgia’s updated labor code, OSH laws, and newly created Labor Inspection Office – by… Read More

As regulators in the European Union and North America take steps toward stronger ESG disclosure frameworks, Asian trade partner countries have launched new initiatives to prepare for the forthcoming rules. In August, the Philippines took a leap forward in this regional trend when its Securities and Exchange Commission chief Kelvin Lester K. Lee made the… Read More

Corruption doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Complex and poorly-implemented laws and regulations incentivize officials to demand bribes, while pushing companies to cut corners by paying the bribes. CIPE’s Integrated Compliance approach helps companies in emerging markets behave ethically by giving them the tools they need to comply with complex legal frameworks. CIPE’s Integrated Compliance approach… 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

Photo Credit: CIPE In recent years, compliance has become an increasingly complex landscape. The need for strong anti-corruption controls, both in multinationals’ own operations and extending to their suppliers, distributors, and agents in emerging markets, has been clearly evident. Significant enforcement actions under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the great majority of which… Read More