Governance reporting

Transparency International adheres to various reporting frameworks. This page presents our compliance with initiatives that seek to establish new norms and standards in the fields of governance and sustainability.

Accountable Now – Reports

As a founding signatory to the International NGO Accountability Charter, Transparency International e.V. is a member of and reports yearly against its framework of 12 . Transparency International submitted its first report in 2010. Corresponding reports are listed below

Earlier Transparency International Secretariat INGO Accountability Charter reports (following another format) can be found .

Initiative for a Transparent Civil Society

More information about the initiative can be found here: (in German only)

Information on Transparency International e.V. according to its commitment

1. Name, Registered Office, Address, Founding Year

2. Complete Charter and information about the organisation’s mission

3. Tax exempt status

Transparency International e.V. holds the tax number 27/678/51105 and is recognised by the authorities in Germany, where it is based, as a charitable organisation because of its contribution to preventing criminal activities through its work against corruption. The latest certificate received from the tax authorities (Finanzamt für Körperschaften I), dated 12.08.2016, states Transparency International e.V.’s exemption from corporate income tax (Körperschaftssteuer) and business tax (Gewerbesteuer) until the end of 2020.

4. Name und Function of main decision-making bodies

5. Annual Report

6. Organisation

7. Funding

8. Allocation of Resources

9. Institutional Relationships

10. Name of legal entities, contributing with more than 10 per cent to the organisation’s budget