The Australia Government needs to ensure that the massive sums involved in public procurement are not vulnerable to corruption. It can do this by guaranteeing procurement information is accessible and that procurement processes are clearly specified and followed.
This report provides practical advice on addressing the challenges of managing third party bribery risk. Although aimed at larger companies, the content may also be helpful to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as regulators, prosecuting agencies and professional advisers.
Bribery of public officials – or the giving or promise of any valuable consideration to an official, in order to influence or corrupt their performance of an official or public duty – is well recognized as one of the most direct and damaging forms of corruption, worldwide.
We want to ensure greater transparency and real time disclosure of political donations and funding – as a means of strengthening trust in Australian election processes and representative government.
We want to ensure Australia maintains important reforms aimed at ensuring effective citizen access to official information.
We want to reduce the risk and incidence of corruption in the mining sector in Australia and internationally.
This report provides practical advice on addressing the challenges of managing political engagement. It is also designed to assist lobbyists, trade bodies, regulators, law-makers, investors, prosecuting agencies and professional advisers who may wish to refer to a TI position when forming their own approach and decisions.
This report provides a framework for companies to develop comprehensive anti-bribery programmes. Whilst many large companies have no-bribes policies all too few implement these policies effectively. We encourage companies to consider using the business principles as a starting point for developing their own anti-bribery programmes or to benchmark existing ones.