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
DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT: JUNE 1ST 2020- DECEMBER 31ST 2021 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 […]
MSMEStandards May 06 Webinar on Leadership, Legal, Financing & Digital Response for MSMEs – Meet the Discussants
Meet the panelists for the MSMEStandards “Crisis Response for MSMEs” Webinar being hosted by CBI in partnership with Proshare and DealHQ
The Convention on Business Integrity under its MSMEStandards Project and in partnership with Proshare and DealHQ cordially invites you to its Webinar Conversation Series themed “Crisis Response for MSMEs” scheduled to hold on Wednesday, May 06, 2020, from 11:30am. In the light of the current realities of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the grappling uncertainties around the […]
The need for effective information systems to identify the vulnerable in our society is necessary, as they are most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
How do we keep Nigerians from despair and from taking precipitate action whilst saving Nigeria’s economy from the ravages of COVID-19?
The longer the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic the more difficult it will be for many businesses to stay in operation but not all businesses will go down with the turbulence.
Emerging from the coronavirus lockdown, China’s oil refiners are buying ultra-cheap spot cargoes from Alaska, Canada, and Brazil, taking advantage of the deep discounts at which many crude grades are being offered to China with non-existent demand elsewhere. The discounts of spot cargoes of Canada’s Cold Lake blend, Alaska North Slope, and Brazil’s Lula grades […]
All of us at The Integrity Organisation and The Convention on Business Integrity extend our solidarity and goodwill to you during this period to tell you that WE CARE.