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Human rights not a priority in big business

Three South African multinationals have achieved the dubious distinction of being named as some of the worst-performing companies in the 2019 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), part of the World Benchmarking Alliance. Since its first edition in 2016 the CHRB has assessed and ranked 100 of the largest listed companies from sectors at high risk Read more >

Passports for sale: the risks of golden visa programmes

By Natalie Ritchie    First published on the Global Anticorruption Blog In 1984, the government of the small Caribbean island state of Saint Kitts and Nevis had a bright idea for attracting foreign capital: the country would grant permanent resident status to any foreign national who invested a sufficient amount in the country. The idea caught Read more >

Anti-bribery and corruption measures still not enough

The third anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) survey from law firm ENSafrica is out – this year 132 organisations, including ENS corporate clients, across Africa participated. This, said the firm, represents a 50% increase in participation from 2015 and indicates a greater interest in and awareness of the importance of ABC. Of the 132 respondents, 83% Read more >

CW urges Treasury to investigate Eskom procurement

Corruption Watch urges Treasury to investigate alleged procurement irregularities at Eskom On Friday 24 June, Corruption Watch issued an urgent request to the National Treasury to investigate the manner in which Eskom manages its contracts with existing suppliers and its general adherence to supply chain processes, including its vetting processes. Corruption Watch is particularly disturbed Read more >

Corruption in SA – where do we stand?

First published on Polity.org.za The National Development Plan envisions zero tolerance for corruption in South Africa by the year 2030. With just over a decade to go, can a country that has a history of several high profile corruption cases break the cycle? This is a question asked by Rudi Kruger, GM of Governance, Risk Read more >