Corruption



Copenhagen Charter on Corruption focuses on the practical tools and templates that document and provide solutions and certification to help participating companies devise, execute and explore the following issues to combat corruption within the member organization;
  1. Develop an adequate level of financial and operative independence as well as breadth of internal and external audit coverage to uncover corruption
  2. How to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of financial and internal control systems as well as follow up on recommendations related to the detection of Corruption
  3. Increase focus on control and audit strategy on areas and operations prone to corruption by developing effective high risk indicators to combat corruption
  4. Develop tools that establish an effective means for the public dissemination of audit reports and relevant information including establishing a good relationship with the stakeholders in relation to specific Corruption issues
  5. Produce a number of member relevant reports, that are practical, understandable and user friendly in terms of implementation of the recommendations. These proposals should create a basis or platform for a dialog on major issues with stakeholders.
  6. Document the means of a closer cooperation and appropriate exchange of information with trade organizations, local membership organizations and other national and international bodies fighting corruption
  7. Creating a procedure (database/website) to intensify the exchange of experiences on corruption with stakeholders and other relevant bodies
  8. Develop the tools that encourage the establishment of personnel management procedures for the public service that select, retain, and motivate honest, competent employees
  9. Encourage the establishment of guidance for financial disclosure by public servants, and monitor compliance as part of the ongoing audit process related to corruption
  10. Develop an accepted Code of Ethics to promote higher ethical standards and a code of ethics and morality issues that primarily is based and focuses on corruption
  11. Establishment of a well-publicized means to receive and process information from the public on perceived irregularities related to corruption
  12. Maintain the procedures that work regarding corruption through international existing committees and working groups; for example, the Auditing Standards Committee will consider these issues as part of developing implementation guidance as part of a broader standard framework