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New Publication Showcases Business Action Against Corruption

(New York, 18 April 2006/gco) - The Global Compact, in partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes, has released a new publication on the tenth principle against corruption. “Business Against Corruption – Case Stories and Examples” showcases more than twenty-five examples from business and civil society, giving guidance on how to deal with difficult dilemma situations when implementing the 10th principle. Among the issues addressed in this comprehensive compendium are

  • the implications of the UN Convention against Corruption,
  • the correlation between corruption, development and governance,
  • the implementation of anti-bribery programs,
  • selection criteria for agents and consultants,
  • how to handle 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.

Download the publication .

Contact:
Ms. Birgit Errath
Global Compact Office
+1-917-367-3421
errath@un.org