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Transparency International Corruption Index 2013: Corruption Still a Big Problem

Transparency International has just released its Corruption Index 2013 which rates corruption perceptions in 177 countries around the world.   Unfortunately, more than two thirds of the 177 countries in the 2013 index score below 50, on a scale from 0 (perceived to be highly corrupt) to 100 (perceived to be very clean).  The average country score this year is 43/100 ... Read More »

Transparency International to Sponsor One World Media Corruption Reporting Award

The global anti-corruption organisation Transparency International is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Transparency International Corruption Reporting Award, a new award, as part of the One World Media Awards 2014. The Corruption Reporting Award is for all media that cover any aspect of corruption, including investigative reports and features that show the effects of corruption on individuals or society. ... Read More »

Operational Risk – The Intersection of Fraud and Compliance

Banks worldwide have a “Know Your Customer” imperative, which extends not only to risk and marketing but to fraud as well.  But what about knowing your staff? In markets where unemployment is high and those employed face more limited options to change jobs or reap fiscal rewards, you start to see a “fraud triangle” of opportunity, motive and rationalization. Even ... Read More »

Transparency International: Corruption much Alive in the World

Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2012 shows corruption continues to ravage societies around the world.  Two thirds of the 176 countries ranked in the 2012 index score below 50, on a scale from 0 (perceived to be highly corrupt) to 100 (perceived to be very clean), showing that public institutions need to be more transparent, and powerful officials more accountable. ... Read More »

Transparency in Corporate Reporting: A Long Way to Go

An Assessment of the World’s Largest Companies by Transparency International Transparency International analyzed publicly available information from company websites.  Building on the experience of two previous studies, Transparency in Corporate Reporting explored three dimensions of transparency: Public reporting on anti-corruption programs (ACP): covering bribery, facilitation payments, whistleblower protection and political contributions Organizational transparency (OT): including information about corporate holdings Country-by-country ... Read More »