Mainstreaming Collective Action: Establishing a baseline

This paper sets out the Basel Institute's strategy behind efforts to mainstream Collective Action as a "norm" and the presents the baseline starting point. The strategy envisages a top-down approach to ensuring that Collective Action is included in companies' compliance programmes as a risk mitigation tool to analyse and address persistent problems of corruption. 

The report: 

  • Describes anti-corruption Collective Action. 
  • Sets out what “mainstreaming” and “creating norms” mean in this context.
  • Presents research by the Basel Institute on the current state of endorsements of anti-corruption Collective Action by relevant bodies, including a selection of national anti-corruption strategies in various countries. 
  • Gives a brief description of the strategy to expand the take-up of Collective Action in such documents and standards.  
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