1 May 2009.
In a Letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Chief Executives from leading companies call on governments to more effectively and robustly implement the Convention by adopting an effective implementation review mechanism at the next Conference of States Parties to be held in Doha in November 2009. The letter was signed by 24 CEO’s at the invitation of the International Chambre of Commerce, Transparency International, the World Economic Forum-Partnering Against Corruption Iniatitive and the UN Global Compact and initiates a broader campaign inviting business leader across the globe to sign the statement in support of the Convention.
In their letter CEO’s call for the establishment of a credible and effective review mechanism and suggest that;
- The process should have adequate and dependable long-term funding;
- It should include country visits with peer reviewers from other countries;
- The process should function transparently, with inputs from the private sector and other stakeholders, and with published reports.
How to participate
The Global Compact encourages CEO’s to demonstrate their support for the statement by adding their name to the list of signatories. To indicate your CEO’s willingness to add his or her name to the anti-corruption letter, please send an email providing your company name, sector, country and CEO name. Click here to download the letter.
|Anglo American plc||General Industrials||United Kingdom|
|AngloGold Ashanti Company||Industrial Metals & Mining||South Africa|
|Bhoruka Power Corporation||Electricity||India|
|EADS France||Aerospace & Defense||France|
|Fluor Corporation||General Industrials||USA|
|Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.||Technology Hardware & Equipment||Japan|
|Gaz de France Suez||Oil & Gas Producers||France|
|General Electric Company||General Industrials||USA|
|IKEA Group||General Retailers||Sweden|
|Infosys Technologies Ltd||Software & Computer Services||India|
|Kanoria Chemicals & Industries ltd.||Chemicals||India|
|Li and Fung Limited||General Retailers||China|
|Newmont Mining Corporation||Industrial Metals & Mining||USA|
|Novartis International AG||Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology||Switzerland|
|Petronas||Oil & Gas Producers||Malaysia|
|Royal Dutch Shell plc||Oil & Gas Producers||Netherlands|
|SAP AG||Software & Computer Services||Germany|
|Sinosteel Corporation||Industrial Metals & Mining||China|
|TAQA||Oil & Gas Producers||United Arab Emirates|
|TNT N.V.||Industrial Transportation||Netherlands|
|Zurich Financial Group||Financial Services||Switzerland|