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Whitepaper: Take a look at 40 years of anti-corruption milestonesAs anti-corruption efforts continue to globalise, intensify and attract greater public awareness, a seismic shift in the market’s view of corruption has taken place. Regulators, the market has become increasingly less tolerant – heralding an era that is gradually leaving no ‘corrupt’ stone unturned. Some of the world’s biggest corruption scandals have jolted a global anti-corruption movement that continues to be unwavering in its resolve. Read here
 
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Case Study: New ForestsNew Forests is a sustainable investment manager specialising in responsible forestry. When the company needed a customised due diligence solution to support its international growth, it turned to ethiXbase. Its legacy due diligence processes were manual and complex – and no longer suited a company with such bold ambitions. See here
 
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Whitepaper: Managing Third-Party Risk in Times of CrisisThe international calamity incited by the crisis is unprecedented. Businesses across the globe are facing enormous uncertainty as they grapple with sudden supply chain disturbances, rapid regulatory changes, and the acute loss of customer demand. The crisis, like all crises, places companies, professionals, and the systems and processes they have built, under extreme stress. Read here 
 
Editor’s Selection
United Kingdom: World leaders agree to end climate change by 2030Thursday, November 4, 2021 4:00 PM More than 100 world leaders have promised to end and reverse deforestation by 2030, in the COP26 climate summit’s first major deal. Brazil – where stretches of the Amazon rainforest have been cut down – was among the signatories on Tuesday. The pledge includes almost £14bn of public and private funds. Read more
United Kingdom: UK firms forced to show how they will hit net zeroThursday, November 4, 2021 4:00 PMMost big UK firms and financial institutions will be forced to show how they intend to hit climate change targets, under proposed Treasury rules. By 2023, they will have to set out detailed public plansRead more United Kingdom: Pandora Papers: Dirty money, bribery and the UK high streetThursday, November 4, 2021 3:50 PMMoney from a corrupt company at the centre of a global bribery scandal has been invested in the UK High Street. Documents from the Pandora Papers leak reveal how £7.5m in earnings from Unaoil –Read more Russia: Ransomware HQ: Moscow’s tallest tower is a cybercriminal cash machineThursday, November 4, 2021 3:40 PMThe crown jewel of Moscow’s business district, a 97-story glass tower known alternately as Federation Tower East or Vostok, is a tribute to Russia’s post-Soviet economic influence and national strength. Promotional materials for the building,Read more United Kingdom: Fund managers in U.K. face more ESG red tape with new proposalThursday, November 4, 2021 3:30 PMAsset managers in the U.K. may be facing more rules dictating how to classify environmental, social and governance investments than their peers in the European Union, creating extra red tape for firms that do businessRead more United States: Apple fights shareholder call for more transparency on forced labourThursday, November 4, 2021 3:20 PMApple is fighting to prevent shareholder votes calling for more transparency about the use of forced labour in its supply chain and about how it decides which apps to delete from its App Store. TheRead more