Having a strong anti-bribery and corruption policy and communicating the policy to staff and stakeholders is a key part of an effective approach to preventing, detecting and addressing bribery and corruption. Procedures that embed anti-bribery and corruption measures in day-to-day activities help ensure that the policy is put into practice. Identify the types of policies and procedures your business needs to establish effective anti-bribery and corruption controls from resources in this collection. Access suggested content for an anti-bribery and corruption policy, guidance on establishing effective compliance procedures and learn when gifts, hospitality and promotional expenditure can constitute bribes. Find anti-bribery and corruption policies from the top 50 ASX listed companies to see how your policy compares.
The Australian Government is proposing reforms that will require companies to implement and maintain adequate procedures to prevent an associate (such as an employee, agent or subsidiary) from bribing foreign public officials. This draft principles-based guidance sets out the types of measures companies should consider implementing and includes case studies to demonstrate how these measures could be applied in practice.
This fourth edition of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations sets out recommended corporate governance practices that promote good governance outcomes and includes suggested content for an anti-bribery and corruption policy. Conformity with the recommendations will help address issues around culture, values and trust and support ASX listed entities and other businesses to engage in ethical and responsible business conduct that meet community standards and expectations.
This factsheet is designed to support small to medium sized enterprises to meet existing compliance obligations and establish a best practice anti-bribery system. Read about the key considerations and practical steps involved in implementing adequate procedures to prevent bribery.
This publication supports Australian businesses to strengthen anti-bribery risk and compliance management and align anti-bribery procedures with international best practice. Access practical guidance on building and implementing adequate procedures across six key areas: management dedication, risk assessment, due diligence, confidential reporting and investigation, communication and training, and monitoring and review. Learn how to implement adequate procedures across compliance areas.
See how your organisation’s anti-bribery and corruption policy compares with the policies of the top ASX listed companies. If your organisation does not yet have an anti-bribery and corruption policy, identify key features that you might incorporate into a future policy. This collection contains links to policies from large organisations across a variety of industries – including the financial, materials, mining, healthcare, real estate, consumer staples, telecommunications, IT, industrials and energy industries.
Putting in place an anti-bribery policy is an important part of establishing and maintaining adequate procedures to prevent bribery and corruption. Use this template as a starting point when creating a tailored anti-bribery policy for your business. Adapt this template to your business's specific operating risks, including the activities and geographies that present the highest risk of bribery and corruption issues.