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Publications

Publications under our previous name (Transparency International USA) 

Transparency International (TI-USA), in collaboration with Transparency International-UK (TI-UK),  prepared a guide for companies that serves as a resource for companies that seek to design a third party anti-corruption framework or improve an existing one to lower their exposure to corruption risk.  With the publication of this report, titled Managing Third Party Risk: Only as Strong as your Weakest Link, TI-USA and TI-UK hope to raise the standards of practice. Read report here

The Civil Society Procurement Monitoring (CSPM) Tool is a web-based tool that is meant to support civil society organizations or individuals who want to monitor public procurements for red flags of corruption. The Tool is available at http://monitoring.transparency-usa.org. Three procurement monitoring guides were developed in conjunction with the Tool, one general guide and two country-specific guides.

  • Procurement Monitoring Guide – Provides detailed guidance on how to monitor public procurement through a forensics and red flags approach. (Download/View Online)
  • Country-Specific Procurement Monitoring Guides – Supplement the Procurement Monitoring Guide with country-specific procurement monitoring information.
    Indonesia (Download/View Online)
    Philippines (Download/View Online)

The Verification of Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs report reviews and assesses the most commonly used methods companies use to verify the effectiveness of their compliance programs. It provides recommendations to strengthen the quality, effectiveness, and credibility of such programs. (Download)

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Procurement Transparency Standards Reports review the implementation of APEC procurement transparency standards in five APEC nations. A summary report is available in English and the country reports are available in English and the local language, as noted below.

  • APEC Procurement Transparency Standards Summary Report (Download)
  • APEC Procurement Transparency Standards in the Philippines: A Work in Progress (Download English)

The White Paper on Undisclosed Self-Dealing by Public Officials reviews the state of the law post Skilling v. United States with respect to honest services fraud in both the public and private sectors and makes recommendations for legislative action.

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The paper on Money, Elections, Elected Officials and Combatting Corruption makes recommendations on how to make the United States electoral system more transparent and less vulnerable to corruption.

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