Swedish companies for non-corrupt business in developing countries

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Development talks

Swedish companies for non-corrupt business in developing countries

Uppdaterad: 28 juli 2015

Corruption is a major constraint to development and poverty reduction. It contributes to the undermining of democracy, shackling of economic growth and withholding of important investments. Its severe effects on society at large make the fight against corruption an urgent and inevitable issue to tackle, for actors of the public sector as well as for business.

The seminar was web-casted and is available
on-demand  until april, 25 .
Twitter and hashtag #nocorruption

Date: Wednesday, 26 March
Time: 13.30 – 15.30, followed by mingle
Venue: Main hall (Oasen), Sida, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm
Admission is free of charge and the seminar will be held in English

Register here

Sida and Transparency International Sweden are happy to welcome you to an afternoon where the issue of corruption will be highlighted from different angles. Private sector representatives will share their thoughts of the great challenges – and benefits – of working with anti-corruption. Practical examples and models for partnership around these complex issues will be discussed in order to explore new ideas and possible solutions.

Hugette Labelle, Chair of Transparency International will share valuable knowledge from Transparency International’s long and dedicated work promoting anti-corruption, in particular concerning support to companies to develop anti-corruption policies.

Sida’s work on anti-corruption and collaboration with the private sector will be presented by Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Sida’s Director General. Experiences will also be shared from Sida’s work with a network of CEOs (Swedish Leadership for Sustainable Development) to influence the development agenda post 2015 to include anti-corruption


• Opening remarks
• Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Director General, Sida,
• Huguette Labelle, Chair, Transparency International
• Panel discussion:

Mark Wilford, VP Group Assurance and Coordinator of Anti-corruption issues, Sandvik
Michaela Ahlberg, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Telia Sonera
Richard Fleetwood, Chief Compliance Officer, Ericsson
Karin Isaksson, Director Business Development, Swedfund
Huguette Labelle, Chair, Transparency International
Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Director General, Sida

• Wrap up and mingle

The seminar will be moderated by Helena Stålnert, Communication Advisor with long experience as Editor-In-Chief, foreign correspondent and presenter at Swedish Television’s news department.

After the program, all attendees are invited to stay for a mingle with refreshments.


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