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Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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Strategies for Policy Reform: Experiences from Around the World

06.01.2007 | Case Studies | Kim Eric Bettcher, Teodora Mihaylova, Julie Johnson
This book presents case studies of effective, innovative reform programs designed and implemented by business associations, think tanks, and other independent organizations in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). Each chapter illustrates an important theme in the ...

The Corporate Governance Guide for Family-Owned Companies

02.03.2008 | Guides & Tools
Family-owned companies are characterized as organizations in which the shareholders belong to the same family and participate substantially in the management, direction, and operation of the company. It is widely recognized that each family has its own unique unwritten rules, values, histories, and ...

Corporate Governance – The Intersection of Public and Private Reform

09.04.2009 | Guides & Tools | Eric Hontz, Aleksandra Shkolnikov
Introduction: The Linkages between Corporate Governance and Development Successful development efforts demand a holistic approach, in which various programs and strategies are recognized for their important contributions to progress and prosperity. In this regard, linkages between corporate governan...

Strategies for Policy Reform Volume 2: Engaging in Democratic Governance

03.06.2010 | Case Studies
Strategies for Policy Reform, Volume 2 reveals how local reformers in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) have transformed policy dialogue in their countries to create a vibrant private sector and civil society. This volume presents models of effective, innovative...

Combating Corruption: A Private Sector Approach

01.01.2011 | Articles | Kim Eric Bettcher, Borris Melnikov
The participation of the private sector in the fight against corruption is key to success. The most effective anti-corruption programs engage the private sector in institutional reforms that promote competitive markets and good governance. This toolkit introduces important concepts, explains how to ...

Combating Corruption: A Private Sector Approach

01.04.2011 | Guides & Tools
Introduction Corruption occurs in all societies, but threatens the economic and political fortunes of developing countries the most. Bribery, conflicts of interest, and illegal deals impose heavy costs on the economy while distorting development policies and undermining confidence in public institut...

Combating Corruption through Collective Action in Armenia

09.30.2014 | Case Studies | Teodora Mihaylova
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) partnered with the Association for Foreign Investment and Cooperation (AFIC) in 2006 to establish a grassroots coalition of business associations and chambers of commerce, known as the Business Advocacy Network (BAN), with the aim of improving t...

Tackling the Supply Side of Corruption in Thailand

09.30.2014 | Case Studies | John Morrell
Corruption is widespread in Thailand, hindering business activity and impeding economic growth. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, Thailand ranks 102 out of 177 countries and territories. Since 2010, under the guidance of the Center for International Private E...

2015 Annual Report

01.06.2016 | Annual Reports |
CIPE published its 2015 annual report in an all-digital, interactive format for the first time. Since the establishment of CIPE in 1983, the world has gone through many changes. CIPE has been at the forefront of promoting democratic governance and economic freedom around the globe. Our work is as ...

Business Sector Takes Action to Fight Corruption in Ukraine

12.21.2016 | Articles | Anna Kompanek
Article at a glance: Although corruption remains entrenched in Ukrainian politics and the economy, private sector-led anti-corruption initiatives show a different path for the country. A new Ukrainian anti-corruption law incentivizes prevention and promises stricter enforcement, prompting business ...

2016 Annual Report

06.20.2017 | Annual Reports |
In 2016, CIPE worked on over 130 projects in more than 50 countries. With projects spanning the globe, CIPE supports democratic and economic development in some of the world’s most challenging regions. Working in countries ranging from young and transition democracies to authoritarian non-democra...

Lessons in Democratic Development

05.25.2018 | Case Studies | John D. Sullivan
For 35 years, the Center for International Private Enterprise has participated in a worldwide effort to build the institutions of markets and democracy. During that time, CIPE has developed a number of innovative programs in partnership with business associations, think tanks, and other nongovernmen...

Channeling the Tide: Protecting Democracies Amid a Flood of Corrosive Capital

Introduction & Summary There is an alarming trend occurring worldwide that threatens democracy and free market principles. A growing volume of evidence indicates that many forms of capital emanating from authoritarian nations are having a corrosive effect on democratic institutions a...

Corporate Anti Bribery And Corruption Compliance Capacity Survey Report – Nigeria

10.10.2019 | Case Studies
CIPE, in partnership with IOD Centre for Corporate Governance conducted a study in Nigeria on companies’ awareness and understanding of anti-corruption compliance, how they are mitigating corruption, and the extent of adoption of international standards on anti-corruption. This study provide great...

Corporate Anti Bribery And Corruption Compliance Capacity Survey Report – Sudan

10.10.2019 | Guides & Tools
CIPE, in partnership with Al-Oula for Financial and Accounting Studies conducted a study in Sudan on companies’ awareness and understanding of anti-corruption compliance, how they are mitigating corruption, and the extent of adoption of international standards on anti-corruption. This study provid...
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