Corruption and fraud misdirect public funds away from the people they are supposed to support. The reality is that the Sustainable Development Goals, which are a broadly recognized series of targets for governments and society to achieve by 2030, are unlikely to be attained without also achieving SDG Target 16.5 – to “substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms”.
Posted on May 22, 2020
This baseline study is an effort at having an evidence-based view on the existing landscape of integrity/ethics-based programs by companies of any size, large/ multinational enterprises and SMEs. It is our hope that this report can hopefully inform and engage stakeholders in meaningful discourse to form effective partnerships that can improve the transparency and accountability among sustainable enterprises.
Posted on May 18, 2020
As the world’s 5th largest economy, the ASEAN Economic Community has huge potential to grow for the benefit of all. FairBiz is helping it to realise its potential by fostering a governance environment that ensures all businesses in the region compete fairly and with integrity. We do this by enabling governments, the private sector and civil society organisations to jointly develop and implement governance solutions. This collaborative, multi-stakeholder approach is essential for…
Posted on May 4, 2020
This study was conducted in the context of the newly revised Anti-Corruption Law, passed by the National Assembly of Viet Nam on 20 November 2018, and due to come into force in July 2019. That law’s private sector chapter1 mentions a number of new provisions that are placed on companies, in particular Internal Control (IC) systems and Codes of Conduct (CoCs).
Posted on March 4, 2019