The project aims at providing interested parties from government, business, and civil society with an overview of existing and potential mechanisms for incentives and sanctions to encourage companies to engage against corruption. Further to a multi-stakeholder selection process of priorities, comprehensive research will be conducted to prepare a catalog of qualitative assessments of the effectiveness or reasons for failures of each identified anti-corruption incentive and sanction.

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 aimed to develop anti-corruption policies and procedures for companies, with special emphasis on SMEs. It also focused on identifying corruption and enhancing transparency and integrity in business to government (B2G) transactions, mainly in government procurement.

The approach taken by this initiative was to combine the actions SMEs should do to tackle corruption in their operations with the reasons why they should put their energies behind a commitment to fight corruption. This was addressed in two work streams:

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 China Business Leaders Forum (CBLF) is a joint initiative of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) and Renmin University of China. The goals of the initiative are to:

  1. Promote business practices that will ensure the sustainable social and economic development of China. A Business Integrity Handbook has been developed as a way to do this.
  2. Promote good governance and encourage transparency, as well as shape new business leadership to help business leaders in China to better confront challenges in the global market.

This Sectoral Collective Action on Customs Brokers has become part of the UN Global Compact Guide on Collective Actions as a best practice which also signifies success of the initial B20 2015 international efforts have been the pioneer of the “Effective Trade Fair Competition” Collective Action protocol established between the Istanbul Customs Brokers Association(IGMD) and TEID.