“Corruption still exerts a major influence on business dealings around the world,” said Prof. Dr. Peter Eigen, speaking at the World Business Forum in Istanbul

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat



It is a demoralizing force, and prevents the development of progressive strategies for social change." Peter Eigen, Chairman of Transparency International, which today released its annual index of the perceptions by the business community of corruption in more than 50 countries.

Eigen was speaking on a panel exploring an agenda for sustainable development in the world's major cities. Other speakers included Olivier Giscard D'Estaing, co-founder of the CAUX Roundtable, Karen Jespersen, Denmark's Minister for Social Affairs, and Robin Heal, Chairman of the London Enterprise Board. The World Business Forum will make recommendations to the United Nations on a business "code of conduct", which will include ethics, and the responsibility of private enterprise to form partnerships with city governments and residents, in order to build sustainable and humane living environments.


For any press enquiries please contact

In Germany
Prof. Dr. Peter Eigen, Chairman
Mr. Jeremy Pope, Managing Director
tel. + (49 30) 343 8200
fax + (49 30) 3470 3912
e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
http://landcommerce.info

Solicitude

Support Transparency International

La Justicia española debe investigar el lavado de imagen de Azerbaiyán en Europa

Tres políticos españoles —Pedro Agramunt, Agustín Conde Bajén y Jordi Xuclá— se encuentran entre los delegados ante la Asamblea Parlamentaria del Consejo de Europa (APCE) sobre los que pesan sospechas de haberse beneficiado con la maniobra del “Laundromat”.

International Anti-Corruption Day 2018: The power of people’s pressure

Across the world, Transparency International chapters work hard to help the public become involved and engaged in the fight against corruption.

Clean up Spain – Justice for Azerbaijan’s reputation laundering in Europe

In Azerbaijan, critical voices are routinely suppressed. Meanwhile in Europe, politicians suspected of helping whitewash Azerbaijan’s record on human rights enjoy impunity. Join our campaign to urge authorities in Spain to investigate.

Everything you need to know about the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (#18IACC)

The #18IACC will take place from 22-24 October in Copenhagen, Denmark under the theme Together for Development, Peace and Security: Now is the Time to Act. Get the latest info and updates here!

Risky business: Europe’s golden visa programmes

Are EU Member States accepting too much risk in their investor migration schemes?

Future Against Corruption Award 2018

TI is calling on young people across the globe to join the anti-corruption movement. People between the age of 18 and 35 are invited to submit a short video clip presenting their idea on new ways to fight corruption. Three finalists will be invited to Berlin during the International Anti-Corruption Day festivities to be awarded with the Future Against Corruption Award.

The Azerbaijani Laundromat one year on: has justice been served?

In September last year, a massive leak of bank records from 2012 to 2014 showed that the ruling elite of Azerbaijan ran a $3 billion slush fund and an international money laundering scheme. One year on, has enough been done to hold those involved to account?

Why rather

Follow us on Why rather