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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.