The International Chamber of Commerce commends G8 leaders for proposing measures to better protect intellectual property rights at the G8 Summit this month and calls on those governments to turn their support into concrete action.
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As China announces a move to establish a national online database of convicted bribers, ICC has released a Mandarin translation of its Resisting Extortion and Solicitation in International Transactions (RESIST) training tool that will support private sector efforts in the country to withstand bribe solicitation.
The toolkit RESIST, launched by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) along with several partners, offers a practical solution to recent worldwide calls for concrete results following anti-corruption commitments.
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has recently seen a rise in the number of Nigerian oil frauds reported to them.
The threat of bribe solicitation and extortion remains a severe hindrance to a fair and open trading system – vital for a healthy global economy and to efforts to curb corruption.
ICC will write to chief executive officers (CEOs) who last year urged the adoption of a review system to a UN anti-corruption convention to inform them of the success of their effort.
ICC today hailed the success of a recent United Nations Convention Against Corruption (CAC) conference after it agreed on a new monitoring mechanism to determine whether the 142 signatory states are complying with their commitment to fight corruptive business practices.
Less than one month after taking office, ICC Secretary General Jean Rozwadowski visited New York where he participated in a UN Global Compact board meeting and met with ICC’s US national committee before returning to Europe to speak at the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Leadership Summit in Geneva.
In an unprecedented move, chief executives from some of the world’s leading companies have called on governments to more effectively and robustly implement the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
The economic crisis threatens an erosion of ethical standards but also provides a unique opportunity for business and government to reinforce their commitment to fighting corruption, ICC Commission on Anti-Corruption Chairman François Vincke told Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Secretary General Angel Gurría.