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A Guide for Anti-Corruption Risk Assessment

Seeks to provide a practical, step-by-step guidance on how to conduct an anti-corruption risk assessment. Includes a six-step process to complete the assessment: establish the process, identify the risks, rate the risks, identify mitigating controls, calculate remaining residual risk and develop an action plan. (UNGC, 2013)

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Global Compact for the 10th Principle: Corporate Sustainability with Integrity

Showcases a collection of cases from Global Compact companies and stakeholders around the world illustrating anti-corruption implementation efforts and the related dilemmas organizations face. Highlights how companies have incorporated anti-corruption policies and action measures individually, as well as the collective action efforts undertaken by business associations and Global Compact Local Networks. (UNGC, 2012)

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The Fight Against Corruption: E-Learning Tool

Offers an online learning platform that companies can easily access to obtain practical guidance on how to fight corruption in all forms through six interactive dilemma scenarios. (UNGC/UNODC, 2010).

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Fighting Corruption in the Supply Chain: A Guide for Customers and Suppliers

Outlines common supply chain corruption scenarios and provides a framework and set of tools for addressing them. (UNGC, 2010)

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Reporting Guidance on the 10th Principle Against Corruption


The guidance is the most succinct, practical guide currently available to what anti-corruption aspects companies should report on. It equips business with a practical means to report on anti-corruption policies and actions comprehensively and effectively, as public reporting sends a strong signal to employees, investors and consumers, that a company is serious about clean business. (UNGC, Transparency International, 2009)

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Collective Action – Building a Coalition Against Corruption

Provides options for combating market corruption based on “how to” examples, including a range of tools that help users tailor collective action frameworks to their specific circumstances. (UNGC/ICC/Transparency International/WEF/WBI/CIPE/Global Advice Network/Grant Thornton/Siemens, 2010)

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Anti-Corruption Tools Inventory


The inventory consists of existing anti-corruption tools and resources presented in alphabetical order that companies can easily review and access. The tools included in the inventory are meant to offer guidance and assistance to companies in their fight against bribery and corruption and can all be accessed free of charge or at a token amount. Each tool includes a short description, including purpose, the types of corruption the tool addresses, target audience, functionality and key content. (UNGC/Global Advice Network, 2009)

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RESIST – Resisting Extortion and Solicitation in International Transactions

A scenario-based tool for employee training on resisting extortion and solicitation in international transactions. (UNGC/ICC/Transparency International/WEF, 2009)

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Clean Business is Good Business

The joint publication offers a short summary of arguments and information, including key facts and figures; background on international law; overview of countries and industries most prone to the problem; the business rationale for addressing the issue; and concrete suggestions for what companies can do. (UNGC/ICC/Transparency International/WEF, 2008)

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Business Fighting Corruption: Experiences from Africa

A collection of case studies showcasing how organizations and businesses in Africa are addressing the challenge of corruption. The publication is intended to assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency. To this end, it provides ample evidence that individuals can contribute to the establishment of value-driven organizational cultures and that their collective action can help advance more transparent and ethical societies. (UNGC, 2008)

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Fighting Corruption through Collective Action – A Guide for Business

A guide produced by the World Bank Institute and a consortium of leading NGOs, multilateral organizations and private sector partners outlining ways for combating market corruption based on proven “how-to” examples from many regions and sectors. Cases from a diverse group of countries are detailed in the guide as well as a range of tools that help users to tailor collective action frameworks to their specific circumstances and needs. (WBI/UNGC/CIPE/Transparency International/Global Advice Network/Grant Thornton/Siemens, 2008)

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Business Against Corruption – Case Stories and Examples

Twenty-five examples from business and civil society, giving guidance on how to deal with difficult dilemma situations when implementing the 10th principle. The compendium covers issues such as: the implications of the UN Convention against Corruption; the correlation between corruption, development and governance; implementation of anti-bribery programs; facilitation payments and gifts; corruption in partnership projects; whistle-blowing and external reporting on corruption; collective action against corruption, and; engaging in national and regional initiatives against corruption. (UNGC/UNODC, 2006)
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Business Against Corruption – A Framework for Action

This guide has been produced to assist companies preparing themselves to implement the objectives of the 10th principle and to deal with corruption in every aspect of their operations. It provides a road map to sources and tools which will assist in the practical application of policies designed to eliminate corruption (UNGC/Transparency International/IBLF, 2005, updated 2011)
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Guidance Document: Implementation of the 10th Principle against Corruption

This document is aimed at giving advice to participants on how to get started with the implementation of the 10th principle and to refer to sources and tools that can be used for such a process. (UNGC/UNODC/Transparency International/ICC, 2004)

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Ms. Olajobi Makinwa
Head, Transparency & Anti-Corruption Initiatives
UN Global Compact
+ 1 917 367 2283

(Last update 3 May 2011)