David Green spoke on a panel at the launch of Transparency International's CPI last night and it was standing room only.
There were a number of key messages:
There is a correlation between a low score on the CPI and human rights abuses. Corruption impacts peoples lives.
David Green said that the economic crime waterfront is complicated and evolving. This was echoed by the Chair of TI, Della Ferreira Rubio, when she compared fighting corruption to a game of chess: the black pieces move too.
Corporates cannot afford to become complacent and should regularly review their risks and controls.
Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide, will release its 23rd annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 at 18:00 GMT (19:00 CET). What: This year’s index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Drawing on 13 surveys of businesspeople and expert assessments, our analysis looks at linkages between corruption, press freedom and the decline of civil liberties around the world.