Anti-corruption

Revised ICC rules boost G20 efforts to curtail corruption

Combatting corruption

Responding to the G20’s call on business to stamp out corruption, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched the ICC Rules on Combating Corruption. The new ICC rules delineate measures companies should take to prevent corruption, including strong measures to end bribery and extortion.

ICC makes recommendations at UN anti-corruption conference

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An effective monitoring mechanism must be implemented if the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is to gain momentum, was the main message from business at the Second Conference of the States Parties to the UNCAC held in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

Mandarin and Arabic versions of ICC anti-corruption tool now available

Combatting corruption

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.

ICC praises new UN anti-corruption mechanism

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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.

ICC Anti-Corruption Chair meets with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria

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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.

New tool launched to help RESIST corruption

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Knowing how to respond to inappropriate client demands can be challenging for company employees, especially if the demand is accompanied by a threat. But help is now at hand in the form of a practical new tool, launched today, to help business better address the risk of solicitation and extortion.

New Edition of Fighting Corruption on sale

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To offer guidance on corruption in its many guises and assess new ways to combat it, ICC has today introduced a revised edition of Fighting Corruption, International Corporate Integrity Handbook.