Anti-Corruption Network

Public Sector

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Business Sweden

Business Sweden facilitates and promotes the growth of Swedish companies abroad and investment opportunities for foreign companies in Sweden. Business Sweden is the result of a merger between the Swedish Trade Council and Invest Sweden.

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Danish International Development Agency (Danida)

The aim of Denmark’s development cooperation is to reduce poverty through the promotion of human rights and economic growth. It is focused on some of the poorest countries in the world. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, through the Danish Trade Council and Danida, sponsors the Business Anti-Corruption Portal.

 

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

GIZ is a federal enterprise that assists the German government in its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ is also engaged in international education work around the globe.

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Development Bank of Austria (OeEB)

OeEB is the official development bank of Austria. It aims to work for better living conditions in developing countries through financing, equity participations and advisory programmes. OeEB provides capital in developing countries and emerging markets where companies often have no access to financing.

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UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

UKTI works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports and encourages overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to setup or expand their business.

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Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund)

Norfund invests in the development of profitable and sustainable enterprises in developing countries with the aim of reducing poverty. Norfund is the Norwegian government’s main instrument for combating poverty through private sector development.

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Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board
(EKN)

EKN is commissioned by Sweden to promote Swedish exports and the internationalisation of Swedish companies. EKN insures export companies and banks against non-payment in export transactions.

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Trade Council

The Danish Trade Council is the export and investment organisation within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It comprises all governmental activities designed to promote Danish export and foreign investment in Denmark. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, through the Danish Trade Council and Danida, sponsors the Business Anti-Corruption Portal.

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KfW

KfW is a German government-owned development bank that promotes development in Germany and around the globe. This includes domestic promotion, export and project finance, development finance and special tasks on behalf of the German government.

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UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

UKTI works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports, and encourages overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up or expand their business.

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Innovation Norway (IN)

IN supports companies in developing their competitive advantage and seeks to enhance innovation. IN aims to assist Norwegian companies grow and find new markets; it is represented around the world. IN is the Norwegian government’s most important instrument for achieving these goals.

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Swedish Export Credit Corporation (SEK)

SEK is owned by the Swedish government and provides financing for international buyers to purchase Swedish goods and services. SEK also extends loans directly to Swedish exporters.

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Export Credit Agency (EKF)

EKF is Denmark’s export credit agency. It assists Danish companies export Danish products by helping to finance and insure companies and banks against the risks of international trade.

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Department for International Development (DFID)

DFID leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. It works to end the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Sida is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish government. Its mission is to reduce poverty in the world. Sida helps to implement Sweden’s Policy for Global Development (PGU).

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Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK)

GIEK is a Norwegian public enterprise mandated to issue guarantees to provide both competitive financing for foreign buyers of Norwegian exports and security for Norwegian exporters.

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Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU)

IFU offers advice and risk capital to Danish companies investing in developing countries and emerging markets for the purpose of contributing to the economic and social development of host countries.

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Swedfund

Swedfund is the development financier of Sweden. Its goal is to eliminate poverty by creating sustainable business. It contributes towards implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development (PGU).

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The OECD's mission is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social wellbeing of people around the world. It provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions for common problems.  

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World Bank Group

The World Bank Group is a source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries and is comprised of five organisations: the international Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

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United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact)

The UN Global Compact is a policy initiative for businesses committed to aligning their operations with 10 principles covering areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

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Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR)

StAR is a partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) that supports international efforts to end safe havens for corrupt funds.

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Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

The EITI is a global standard to promote openness and accountable management of natural resources. It seeks to strengthen government and company systems, inform public debate and enhance trust.

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Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST)

CoST is an initiative to improve the value for money spent on public infrastructure by increasing transparency in the delivery of construction projects. It is a multi-stakeholder approach that involves government procuring entities and oversight agencies, private sector consultants and contractors, and civil society groups all working together to improve transparency.

 

Private Sector 

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Federation of German Industry (BDI)

BDI communicates the interests of German industry to those in positions of political responsibility. BDI is active worldwide, providing the political backing for the opening-up of international markets; it also provides information and economic policy advice.

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Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC)

BIAC is an international business network that advocates for open markets and private sector-led growth. It is a trusted partner of the OECD and other international organisations.

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AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD)

ASD represents the aeronautics, space, defence and security industries in Europe. Its membership comprises companies and associations in Europe. It aims to be a central intelligence hub and contribute to the shaping of EU policies in the interests of its membership.

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International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

The ICC provides a forum for business and other organisations to examine and better understand major shifts taking place in the world economy. The ICC provides a respected and influential channel for supplying business leadership to help governments manage those shifts for the benefit of the world economy.

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Confederation of Danish Industry (DI)

DI is a trade organisation and employers’ association that helps to ensure the Danish business community has the optimum basis for competing, developing and manufacturing in Denmark and internationally.

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Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK)

DIHK is the central organisation for all Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Germany. All German companies registered in the country are required by law to join a chamber (with some exceptions). DIHK does not represent any specific corporate group; it represents all commercial enterprises in Germany.

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ICC Austria

ICC Austria comprises hundreds of Austrian companies, professional firms and business associations. It provides information and advice to its membership on a wide range of business topics, and it advises on the ICC Court of Arbitration and mediation matters.

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Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)

NHO is Norway’s major organisation for employers and the leading business lobby. Their main objective is to create and sustain conditions that secure the competitiveness and profitability of business and industry.

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Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

CIPE aims to strengthen democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE focuses on key problems that countries face, including corruption, and works to remedy the underlying causes.

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International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP)

IOGP represents the international oil and gas industry. It provides regulators with a global partner for improving safety, the environment and social performance.

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International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC)

FIDIC promotes and implements the consulting engineering industry strategic goals on behalf of its member associations. It publishes international standard forms of contracts and related materials.

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ICC Germany (in German)

ICC Germany is the German national committee of the ICC; it comprises leading companies, law firms and business associations. ICC Germany helps to shape ICC policies, coordinate the work of delegates and alert the government to international business concerns.

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Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO)

LO is the largest workers’ organisation in Norway, comprising blue and white collar workers from the private and public sectors. All aspects of society are within the interest of LO, and LO is often consulted by the Norwegian government regarding social and economic policies.

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Wolfsberg Group

The Wolfsberg Group is an association of eleven global banks; it aims to develop financial services industry standards and related products for Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing policies.

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Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC)

GIACC is an independent not-for-profit organisation that provides resources to assist in the understanding, identification and prevention of corruption in the infrastructure, construction and engineering sectors.

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Defense Industry Initiative (DII)

DII is a non-profit organisation that combines the common dedication of signatory companies to a culture and practice of ethics and integrity in all business dealings with the US Department of Defense.

 

Civil Sector 

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Alliance for Integrity (Afln)

Afln is a multi-stakeholder initiative between multinational companies, civil society, political organisations and international institutions that aim to promote integrity within the economic system. It contributes towards a better dialogue between the public and private sectors.

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Anti-Corruption Research Network (ACRN)

ACRN, set up by Transparency International, provides an open global meeting point for researchers from a host of disciplines to present their latest findings and exchange ideas with peers and practitioners.

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Transparency International (TI)

TI is a global organisation with more than 100 national chapters that envisions a world in which government, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. TI is politically non-partisan and independent.

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Water Integrity Network (WIN)

WIN is a network of organisations and individuals promoting water integrity to reduce and prevent corruption in the water sector in response to increasing concerns over corruption in the sector.

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World Economic Forum (WEF)

WEF is an international institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation. It is an independent, non-profit foundation and works in close cooperation with all major international organisations.

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Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)

CMI is an independent development research institute that generates and communicates research-based knowledge relevant for fighting poverty, advancing human rights, reducing conflict and promoting sustainable social development. CMI’s orientation is towards Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

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International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)

IACA is dedicated to overcoming shortcomings in knowledge and practice in the field of anti-corruption. IACA provides and facilitates anti-corruption training for practitioners from all sectors.

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Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC)

VIDC is focused on enhancing a critical public debate on issues related to colonialism and racism and on establishing an international dialogue based on equality and respect.