No tolerance for corruption in Chinese military: People's Liberation Army Daily

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http://www.tnp.sg/news/world/no-tolerance-corruption-chinese-military-peoples-liberation-army-daily


Corruption Is Still a Problem 10 Months After India's Cash Ban

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-27/ten-months-after-india-s-cash-ban-corruption-remains-endemic 


No Sustainable Development without Tackling Corruption: The Importance of Tracking SDG 16

17 Sustainable Development Goals

On the 10th of July the United Nations’ High Level Political Forum on sustainable development began in New York. The Forum’s aim is to take stock of how far countries have progressed towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an ambitious set of development targets to be met by 2030.

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https://www.transparency.org/news/feature/no_sustainable_development_without_tackling_corruption_SDG_16


Investing in Resilient, Future-oriented Growth: Boosting Infrastructure Investment and Balancing Financial Regulation

This Policy Paper is a work and a publication of the B20 Financing Growth & Infrastructure (FGI) taskforce!

B20 Taskforce Financing Growth & Infrastructure – Policy Paper 2017

By 2050 the global population will rise from 7.3 billion to 9.7 billion and is expected to reach 11.2 billion by 2100.  Many countries will be hard pressed to meet the needs of their people. There are, for example, already considerable investment gaps in infrastructure, research, and development, as well as education.  Yet, as governments pushed to restore stability and resilience in the wake of 2008 global financial crisis, infrastructure investment has been neglected.

There is increasing awareness that a more balanced policy mix is required to deliver a stronger path for growth and financial stability. The G20 has already taken actions to improve the environment for infrastructure investment, however, as this paper reports, more must be achieved so private investors can undertake the long-term, capital intensive investments such complex projects demand.

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https://www.b20germany.org/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/B20/B20_FGI_Policy_Paper_13042017.pdf


Tackling Sports Corruption

Sports compliance agency I Trust Sport believes that sport can be a force for good. Sadly, corruption sometimes prevents sport from fulfilling its full potential to benefit individuals and societies.

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https://www.itrustsport.com/sports-governance/sports-corruption/


Business and the SDGs: Role, opportunity and responsibility

It is important that companies understand the implications of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the spectrum of role, opportunity and responsibility.

The role of business

Although fundamentally it will be down to governments to tackle SDG implementation at a national level, the goals simply will not be achieved without meaningful action by business. Business has a key role to play as an engine of economic growth and employment and a source of finance, technology and innovation.

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http://www.wbcsd.org/Clusters/Social-Impact/News/Business-and-the-SDGs-Role-opportunity-and-responsibility


China’s Aircraft Carrier Impresses, but PLA Corruption is a Bigger Battle

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier is seen during its launching ceremony in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, April 26, 2017

Beijing’s unveiling of its first domestically built carrier, Shandong, shows it is on track to dominate the seas in Asia. But history shows hardware is not enough if the military is corrupt.

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http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/2091102/chinas-aircraft-carrier-impresses-pla-corruption-bigger-battle


Fighting Corruption in Vietnam Requires Institutional Reform

The first half of 2016 saw Vietnam’s fight against corruption gain new momentum. Having consolidated his power after being re-elected as Secretary-General of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), Nguyen Phu Trong issued resolutions and directives aimed at tightening party members’ ethical conduct.

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http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/04/19/fighting-corruption-in-vietnam-requires-institutional-reform/


India Among Worst in Corporate Fraud, Shows Survey

India has one of the highest percentages of companies where fraud, in particular corruption and bribery, was detected, according to a new survey of large local and multinational companies across industries worldwide.

Conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by New York-based risk consultancy firm Kroll Inc., the survey asked around 770 senior executives if they had discovered any fraud in their companies in 2014.

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http://www.businesstoday.in/current/corporate/india-among-worst-in-corporate-fraud-bribery-corruption-shows-survey/story/226408.html


For the Love of the Game: Corruption and Sports NGOs

Sport is now the dominating source of entertainment worldwide. Just under the surface though, is a darker, shadier world where corruption (usually in the form of bribery, match-fixing, extortion, doping and money laundering) is common place.  Sports NGOs are particularly vulnerable to these activities, with this article exploring why – and what can be done about it – in more detail.

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http://integritas360.org/2016/04/corruption-in-sports-ngos/