December 11, 2020
The Coalition for Integrity welcomes the passage of the Corporate Transparency Act by Congress, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill will take a major step forward in reducing the use of anonymous companies to facilitate crime and corruption. Read our press release here.
December 9, 2020
On December 8th, the Coalition hosted a virtual edition of the 2020 Integrity Awards. We were proud to present Dr. Anthony Fauci with the Integrity Award, and Procter & Gamble with the Corporate Leadership Award. Read more about the event here.
November 18, 2020
The Coalition for Integrity released the 2020 edition of its States With Anti-corruption Measures for Public officials (S.W.A.M.P.) Index. This report updates and builds on the 2018 S.W.A.M.P. Index, and ranks states based on their legal framework on ethics and transparency issues in the legislative and executive branch. Read all report materials here.
June 29, 2020
The Coalition for Integrity is proud to release a report entitled Oversight is Better than Hindsight: Anti-Corruption Recommendations for the CARES Act. The report examines current oversight provisions in the COVID-19 stimulus, identifies gaps that exist, and proposes solutions for more effective oversight. Read our press release here and the report here.
June 17, 2020
The Coalition for Integrity is proud to release Leading from the Top: An Ethics Plan for Presidential Candidates. This report examines holes in current ethics law, including the weakness of the Office of Government Ethics, issues with whistleblower protection, and gaps in federal conflict of interest law. Read it here.
April 30, 2020
Coalition for Integrity recently published a piece in The Global Anticorruption Blog on integrity and oversight in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially related to recent stimulus packages. Read the post here.
April 30, 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coalition for Integrity is heartened by the displays of courage and integrity among so many officials and workers in the relief effort. In this spirit, we are pleased to announce a call for nominations for our 2020 Integrity Award and Corporate Leadership Award. Read more here.
March 16, 2020
The Coalition for Integrity has submitted comments to the OECD in connection with the Phase 4 Evaluation of the United States’ Implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. Read the comments here.
March 4, 2020
In recent actions, President Trump and Attorney General Barr have undercut U.S. credibility in the fight against corruption and undermined U.S. efforts to influence good governance around the world. Prompt action is necessary to reestablish trust that rule of law and judicial independence will be protected. Otherwise, these actions will upend years of efforts to combat corruption at home and around the world.
Read Coalition for Integrity’s statement on protecting the rule of law and judicial independence here.
March 4, 2020
Our Board Chair, Alan Larson using his deep foreign service experience and his services as both Ambassador to the OECD and Under Secretary of State for economic, business and agricultural affairs has contributed an excellent article to the Foreign Service Journal.
In the article he explains how corruption is a deadly virus that can infect any nation. Fighting corruption abroad and banishing it from U.S. foreign policy must be core responsibilities of U.S. diplomats. “Integrity First” should be a central tenet of U.S. foreign policy initiatives and fundamental to the way foreign policy professionals help formulate and conduct foreign policy. Read more here