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BACKGROUND The Convention on Business Integrity is a Not-for Profit Organisation. The Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) was formally launched in 1997 to empower business transactions in and within Nigeria against corruption and corrupt practices. The vision is to move the society towards a visible zero tolerance for corruption, which could alter the idea that […]
This report is covers the proceedings of the webinar on what to do when you hit a snag during cargo clearance in Nigerian ports and terminals, which was organized by the Convention on Business Integrity and the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network. The goal was to provide a platform for Stakeholders to share their experiences, explain a […]
A number of Anti-corruption reforms and initiatives targeted at the Maritime sector has sprung up in the last 10 years globally and locally; yet, maritime stakeholders are still feeling the weight of the effects of corruption through port inefficiency largely caused by corruption, and are often at a loss on how to proceed when they […]
Introduction The annual Christopher Kolade lecture series has over the years addressed pertinent issues as it relates to integrity in business, Ethics & Governance in both the Private and Public sectors and sought proactive solutions to these issues. This year, the 8th Christopher Kolade lecture sought to examine how integrity impacts on business resilience in […]
These. Are. Interesting. times. Never has the world, at least not in recent times, witnessed such a huge disruption to our social and economic life. The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill for a few months; dealt a huge blow to individuals and businesses all around the world. A major challenge has been […]
In this video, Soji Apampa, Executive Director of the Integrity Organization declares his support for the movement and provides a few pointers on how to ensure the youths are one step ahead of reactions by corrupt forces to destroy this movement.
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and the Convention on Business Integrity (CBi) have launched an anti-corruption HelpDesk to support business involved in cargo clearance at ports and terminals in Nigeria. The HelpDesk enables companies to demand, track, and ensure greater compliance with Standard Operating Procedures in Nigerian ports, and achieve more efficient cargo clearance. The […]
Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are crucial and known contributors to employment, economic and export growth of nations. In Nigeria, MSMEs contribute 48% of national GDP, account for 96% of the private sector and 84% of national employment. However, the novel COVID-19 pandemic, which has ravaged the entire globe, has negatively impacted businesses all […]
As a follow-up to the webinar launching the expansion of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network‘s (MACN) collective action initiatives in Nigeria last month, CBI in partnership with MACN and with support from Siemens AG will be hosting a series of online fora on identifying & building alliances with Nigerian port users on cargo & vessel transactions. The scale-up of the MACN’s collective […]
This video is a part of an ongoing series on think tanks and the Free Enterprise Democracy Network (FEDN). In this particular conversation, Soji Apampa, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Integrity Organization, and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)’s Kim Bettcher virtually discussed the concept of Democratizing Globalization.
The world is at a phase where life is lived not as we know it or imagined it to be. This is what experts have termed “the New Normal”. As individuals, governments, medium and large-scale enterprises struggle with the need to thrive in this new world, small and micro scale enterprises who already have many […]
Press Release: Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) to Scale Up Collective Action in Nigeria with support from Siemens AG
The MACN is expanding its Collective Action initiative in Nigeria through a project with CBI, with the support of the Siemens Integrity Initiative.
Some weeks back during the total lockdown phase across Lagos, Ogun States and Abuja, the story of an elderly woman (probably in her early sixties) went viral which echoed sympathy across the nation. The said woman who was engaged in her business before the lockdown, found herself in a position where she could barely feed […]
With the increasing need for MSMEs to focus on their growth & survival, it’s important that they attain international best practice for ethics & governance.
CBI is hosting a webinar on May 28 2020, with Citizens Connect themed “The crucial role of Civil society in Nation building” to discuss lingering issues.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR ASSIGNMENT: June 1, at 12noon. LOCATION: LAGOS OR ABUJA BACKGROUND: The Convention on Business Integrity (CBI), a Company Limited by Guarantee is the private sector facing arm of the Integrity organisation. CBi was launched in October 1997 and incorporated as a company limited by guarantee in May 2003. The organization was established […]
BRIEF OF THE PROJECT Corruption within the maritime value chains constitutes a non-Tarrif trade barrier that is increasing trade costs and impeding economic and social development, particularly in developing countries where trade costs are the highest. Eliminating the corruption in ports, is instrumental for promoting development, trade and a more inclusive global economy. The project […]
Stakeholders discuss Actionable Steps for MSMEs in Response to the Covid19 Pandemic during the MSMEStandards Webinar
On May 06 2020, CBI hosted the MSMEConversations Webinar on Crisis Response, in partnership with Proshare and DealHQ, under its MSMEStandards project.
CBI is in a collaboration with the MACN to improve efficiency in seaports and terminals services in Nigeria and enable effective corruption prevention