The overarching, long-term goal of this project is to improve credibility of corporate compliance programs. Achieving this will help increase public confidence and enhance credibility with investors, rating agencies, financial institutions, export credit agencies and government procurement agencies, which increasingly expect corporations to demonstrate effective compliance programs.

The aim of this project by the UN Global Compact and Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) was to develop anti-corruption guidelines for management schools. The Guidelines offer business schools academic modules to address transparency, ethics and anti-corruption. Topics include:

This initiative provides principles and guidelines to its members to help in the prevention of corruption in day-to-day business. The goal of this initiative is to develop common industry standards to be applied across Europe in the aerospace and defence industry. These Common Industry Standards are a set of business ethics requirements that assist European companies in implementing integrity programs. Highlights:

The Business Ethics Initiative seeks to promote anti-corruption and ethical business principles in Indonesia. Between 1999 and 2012, the Initiative:

  • conducted 44 workshops on "Managing Ethical Dilemma for Facilitating Payment" and "Building Collective Action for Anti-Corruption";
  • conducted 11 workshops on “Developing Business Codes of Conduct for SMEs” in 7 provinces with almost 400 SMEs;
  • issued Guidelines for SMEs to develop Business Codes of Conduct (CoC);
  • published four books on Business Ethics and CoC issues.

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) Code of Practice was first created in 1981 and is part of a decades-long commitment to promoting ethical practices in the pharmaceutical industry. The goal is to ensure that practices in the pharmaceutical industry are governed by ethical standards in line with societal expectations.

The Code has been revised six times since its inception. The current IFPMA Code of Practice came into effect on 1st January 2019, with the following changes compared to previous versions:

The initiative arose in order to address the implementation gap in taxation, administrative barriers, and corruption at the regional level. It stems from a nine-year project of the Center for International Private Enterprise, seeking to improve the business environment for small and medium-sized enterprises in Russia.

Publications capturing the project’s best practices have been published by CIPE in Arabic and French. Anti-corruption and coalition-building techniques developed under the project have also been applied by CIPE in Ukraine, Thailand and Lebanon.