Businesses need both a corruption and human rights due diligence process, whereby they identify, prevent and address their adverse human rights impacts. This is the only way to ensure full realisation and enjoyment of human rights and help tackle corruption.
Global Ranking (CPI)
TI’s analysis of the root causes of corruption in top CPI countries and five high-profile corruption cases in otherwise “clean” countries.
With an average CPI score of 45, the Asia Pacific region struggles to combat corruption and tackle the profound health and economic impact of COVID-19.
The 2020 CPI reveals persistent corruption is undermining health care systems and contributing to democratic backsliding amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
After a significant drop, Australia’s CPI score has remained stagnant for too long. Democratic governance is essential to managing the COVID-19 response.
29 January 2021. Join us for the launch of latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) – Transparency International’s landmark annual report that assesses public sector corruption around the world.
The number of Australians that view corruption as either a ‘very big’ or ‘quite big’ problem has risen 5 percentage points over the past two years.
Transparency International shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments listen only to the voices of wealthy or well-connected individuals.
This year’s CPI reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis in democracy around the world. While there are exceptions, the data shows that despite some progress, most countries are failing to make serious inroads against corruption.
The latest global corruption report points a finger squarely at the corrosive influence of money in politics.