United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation

Business against corruption
This publication is devoted to the implementation of the 10th UN Global Compact principle against corruption.

Corruption is now recognized to be one of the worlds greatest challenges. It is a major hindrance to sustainable development, with a disproportionate impact on poor communities and is corrosive on the very fabric of society.

The group of authors, working for UN Global Compact Office, the International Business Leaders Forum, Transparency International have tried to build the case for fighting corruption, its understanding, and show practical steps to fight corruption both internally and externally.

This brochure was firstly published in 2005. In the framework of the regional UN Global Compact project in the Russian Federation it was translated into Russian in 2007; the Russian edition was developed for the All-Russian Business Forum Goodwill: Responsibility, Transparency, Stability that took place on 5th of October 2007, Moscow. The Forum was organized by UN Global Compact together with Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) and United Energy System of the Russian Federation.

Full publication can be downloaded here (PDF).

English version of this publication can be downloaded here (PDF) and also available at http://www.globalcompact.com/NewsAndEvents/publications.html