Category: Risk Assessments


Know the right questions to ask when assessing the bribery and corruption risks facing your business. Find resources to help you identify and profile high-risk countries and sectors, as well as those areas of your business operations that are most susceptible to risk. Access tools to help you recognise, assess and manage common bribery and corruption risks and find out how to develop a risk assessment procedure for your business.

This resource provides interactive guidance on anti-bribery and corruption good practice for companies operating in the United Kingdom and overseas. It includes practical guidance on conducting risk assessment and third party due diligence, implementing ABC training and identifying high risk areas. It also provides country-by-country summaries of anti-bribery laws to assist companies operating abroad.

To carry out effective risk assessments, Australian businesses operating overseas should be aware of the bribery and corruption risks in the country in which they operate. Designed for Australian exporters, this resource provides risk profiles for 50 countries, including the corruption rating, sectors where corruption may occur, and applicable laws and regulatory bodies. Scroll to the bottom of this link to access the resource.

Use this Word document template to quickly summarise results of risk assessments undertaken through compliance programs. Specific questions are provided to assess the risk of bribery and corruption for each country the business operates in, and sectors that may be more prone to bribery. This information can be used to identify risks and define business priorities.

Designed for a diversity of small and medium sized enterprises, this interactive tool supports businesses to implement corruption risk assessments throughout global supply chains. This tool is a good first step for understanding what actions can be taken to improve business corruption risk assessments and provides a list of information sources to do so.

This self-guided online tool provides junior mining companies operating in high-risk jurisdictions with practical strategies to help keep corruption out of new projects, with a particular focus on the licensing and permitting stages. Also available in a printable format, the guide features practical scenarios, sample policies and procedures, and other helpful resources. 

Ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Helps companies to understand and compare the corruption risks of operating in different countries. Useful for undertaking third party risk analysis and due diligence. Learn about regional trends, and the areas that have the greatest bribery and corruption risks.

This suite of tools and guidance covers topics including facilitation payments, bribery red flags, and training materials to help identify and manage bribery risks. It includes a flow chart of practical steps businesses can take before entering any formal relationship with business partners or associates and what due diligence can be conducted.

Ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Helps companies to understand and compare the corruption risks of operating in different countries. Useful for undertaking third party risk analysis and due diligence. Learn about regional trends, and the areas that have the greatest bribery and corruption risks.

Ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Provides information on regional corruption trends and demonstrates the impacts of transnational corruption on Australian Businesses. Useful for understanding the importance of third-party risk analysis and due diligence.

Ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption. Provides information on regional corruption trends and demonstrates the impacts of transnational corruption on Australian Businesses. Useful for understanding the importance of third-party risk analysis and due diligence.

A sector specific resource that provides a clear framework for understanding how corruption can get a foothold in mining approvals processes. It provides mining companies with a roadmap to understanding the vulnerabilities to corruption that exist in the mining approval regimes of jurisdictions across the world. It links to a detailed report with examples from 18 resource rich countries.

A tool that can be used by the mining sector to identify and assess the underlying causes of corruption in mining sector approval processes. This third edition includes guidance on how to conduct a gender-sensitive corruption risk assessment. Specifically, the updated MACRA Tool helps identify the gendered impacts of corruption on women as well as the barriers that hinder women’s participation in decision-making and accountability efforts, particularly at a community level. 

A concise fact sheet that is linked to a detailed tool for assessing mining approvals corruption risks. It provides a succinct business case for why mining companies should undertake an assessment of their risk factors that create vulnerabilities to corruption. Useful for both small and large mining companies for understanding how to use the risk assessment tool.

An anti-bribery checklist that helps assess where you stand on countering bribery. Provides practical guidance for companies to assess their commitments, implementation, and monitoring policies and practice, as well as their public reporting. Useful for both small and larger businesses. Both staff and senior management teams would benefit from using the checklist. 

Prepared by the Business Council of Australia and Asia Society Australia Asia Taskforce, this discussion paper includes guidance specifically for Australian companies looking to operate in Asia. It incorporates a risk management framework and case studies, and explains strategies for managing bribery and corruption incidents.