Anti-Corruption

Justice Sector Support Program Ensures Accuracy of Court Records in Afghanistan

Using the Case Management System database to reduce prison overcrowding
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The Government of Afghanistan (GOA) recognizes prison overcrowding as a major problem facing its justice system. To mitigate this issue, the GOA occasionally issues pardon decrees to release those who have committed minor infractions. These decrees enable the Afghan prison system to reduce overcrowding and focus its resources on major offenders.

Justice Sector Support Program Overcomes Security Challenges

Using technology to reduce insecurity and train local Case Management System operators in Afghanistan
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Through the Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), funded by the U.S. Department of State, Tetra Tech developed the Case Management System (CMS), which allows the Government of Afghanistan (GOA) to compile and analyze justice sector data quickly and accurately. By gathering statistics on nationwide crime, our team and trained operators can monitor the length of time an accused individual has been held without being granted a court appearance.

Executive Update: Statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the Passing of Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

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“I propose that you, the business leaders… and we, the United Nations, initiate a global compact of shared values and principles, which will give a human face to the global market.” – Kofi Annan (1938–2018)

Read the statement by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on the passing of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Let me join the UN Secretary-General and all our colleagues around the world in expressing my heartfelt condolences to the wife and family of Kofi Annan, a great leader and visionary.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (August 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

USAID CEGAH, Indonesia | Strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability

Empowering and strengthening Indonesia’s government and anti-corruption programs
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MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, was selected as the prime implementer of the CEGAH (meaning prevent in Indonesian Bahasa) project, an anti-corruption program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), designed to strengthen Indonesia’s community of accountability by providing integrated capacity building efforts for the judiciary, executive, and independent agencies; civil society; media; and the private sector at both the national and subnational levels.

Additional Non-Financial Disclosure Requirements for EU Companies in Effect This Year

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Starting this year, large companies based in the European Union will need to disclose additional non-financial information in their annual reports, specifically policies, risks and outcomes related to environmental issues, respect for human rights and anti-corruption.

Danger of the Unknown: Asian Supply Chains at High Risk for Corruption and Slavery

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As the world economy expands and companies experience globalization, supply chains have become increasingly complex. For example, the Adidas Group, one of few companies that fully disclose their supply chain information, works with over 1,000 independent factories in over 61 countries.

Asian Firms and Governments Demonstrate Need to Fortify Anti-Corruption Efforts

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A joint research project conducted by the ASEAN CSR (Association of Southeast Asian Nations Corporate Social Responsibility)  Network and the National University of Singapore Business School’s Center for Governance, Institutions and Organization revealed that businesses in Southeast Asia are not doing enough to combat corruption.

EDC Recognizes December 9th as the International Anti-Corruption Day

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Familiarize yourself with the risks of corruption and bribery in international business transactions. EDC’s Vice-President of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sits down for a chat with an anti-corruption specialist.  Check out the video in English here or in French here.

General Motors Joins UN Global Compact

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DETROIT, December 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – General Motors has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative. GM pledges to support and promote the compact’s 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.

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