ALLIANCE FOR INTEGRITY'S GLOBAL CONFERENCE: IMPLEMENTING BUSINESS INTEGRITY INTO PRACTICE - INTEGRTIY IN THE DIGITAL ERA

Digitalisation is changing the ways we communicate, how we work and how we do business. Digitalisation is enabling innovation, making processes more efficient and creating new business models. Smart production processes and big data offer lots of potential for sustainable economic growth. Digitalisation has also significant implications for the area of compliance and business integrity. Moreover, the need to fight corruption is also reflected in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Target 16.5 calls for a substantial reduction of corruption and bribery in all their forms.

Advanced technology is enabling new risk management tools to monitor and detect fraud automatically. Digital solutions are improving third party due diligence and allowing to track and strengthen compliance in global supply chains. E-tenders and e-procurement tools offer win-win situations for the public and the private sector by increasing the quality of public services and levelling the playing field for businesses. Furthermore, technology is enabling compliance officers to get more information about compliance risks and to communicate rules and regulations more effectively. However, staying compliant while making use of new technologies can also prove challenging. Data protection and privacy are set to be key topics in the coming years as companies are increasingly making use of smart devices and big data. Furthermore, companies face higher expectations from customers and regulators with regard to transparent production cycles and compliance in global supply chains.

This conference aims to reflect the international relevance of taking action against corruption and support the implementation of business integrity on the ground providing a platform for a global exchange of knowledge and good practices.

The Global Conference will take place on 22 February 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Further Information available on the website of the Alliance for Integrity: https://www.allianceforintegrity.org/en/events-and-training-activities/events/Global-Conference-2018-V-A.php