The OECD partnered with UNDP to conduct research on anti-corruption compliance and RBC in Southeast Asia, with an additional focus on specific corruption challenges and compliance adaptations to the COVID-19 crisis. The research objectives were designed to obtain first-hand information on the practices and challenges faced by businesses across the region.
Posted on November 5, 2021
The report provides an analysis and recommendations for Thailand to effectively prevent corruption and reflect such improvement in the form of better international indicator scores including in Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which is a key performance indicator (KPI) of the Thai National Strategy.
Posted on September 16, 2021
The resource guide builds on the UNDP guidebook, Tackling Integrity Risks in Government Contracts (2017), which provides a methodology for governments to assess normative gaps and loopholes that can lead to corruption in government contracts. Through this guide, UNDP promotes the adoption of a collective action - a multi-stakeholder approach where governments, citizen, and the private sector work together to strengthen transparency and openness in public procurement systems. It maps out existing…
Posted on April 30, 2021
Business integrity goes well beyond anti-corruption compliance, and touches upon diversity, inclusion and gender equality. Phenomena like discrimination, gender pay gap, exclusion from business opportunities, bullying, and sexual and other types of harassment are all examples of integrity flaws that not only hamper the internal environment of a company, but also impact the lives of their employees and the communities in which they live. Recognizing and addressing these problems is key for…
Posted on March 12, 2021
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. Partnerships and buy in from private sector are crucial to achieving these goals. Goal 16 of the SDGs calls for Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. Businesses can specifically support Goal 16 by eliminating corruption in their operations and their supply chains. This action also affects private sector achievement of additional goals…
Posted on December 21, 2020