Global Anti-Corruption Center Launched to Support Practitioners Understanding of Leading Practices and Corporate Risk Management
Online resource center will offer global practitioners, government executives, NGOs and thought leaders access to updated content, tools and resources and a forum for enhancing anti-corruption, bribery and fraud programs.
New York, NY – May 20, 2014 – The Ethisphere® Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and anti-corruption, and designator of the World’s Most Ethical Companies®, announced today the launch of the Global Anti-Corruption Center, an online resource center that contains sourced and original content from industry thought leaders and subject matter experts.
Content included on the Global Anti-Corruption Center will include Best Practices, Data & Trends, News & Alerts and Laws & Regulations. The center will also feature an Anti-Corruption Program of the Month and risk management tools including guides, infographics and more.
“Corruption impacts the global economy in profound ways. I am delighted that Ethisphere has pulled together leading experts and resources in this critically important area,” said Michael Hershman, Co-Founder, Transparency International and President & CEO, The Fairfax Group.
“The Global Anti-Corruption Center will focus on the most current matters companies are facing related to anti-bribery and corruption,” said Martin Biegelman, EVP, U.S. Operations and Practice Chair, Litigation Support for IPSA International, Inc. (IPSA), an international investigative and risk advisory firm. “We are excited to contribute to the conversation.”
“Corporations today understand the importance of taking proactive steps to mitigate the legal, financial and reputational risks posed by bribery and corruption,” said Pamela Passman, Chief Executive Officer for The Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping companies and their suppliers and business partners reduce corruption and IP theft. “The Global Anti-Corruption Center offers companies relevant expertise, best practices and guidance that can be tremendously beneficial for putting anti-corruption programs in place.
The Ethisphere® Institute is an independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and compliance and enables organizations to improve governance, mitigate risk, and enhance relationships with employees, business partners, investors and the broad regulatory community. Ethisphere evaluates and benchmarks compliance and governance programs, honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, and publishes Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption Program Verification™.