Alliance for Integrity's conference on “Digitalisation of Compliance Management: The Way Forward”

With the ongoing technological developments across the globe, digital tools and solutions are expanding their role in the field of preventing corruption and promoting integrity.

Following the global trend, the legal framework in India has also undergone significant changes. The latest amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act in 2018 makes it an offence for the commercial organisations to be involved in corrupt practices for gaining undue advantage to their business. The law promotes establishing adequate procedures in compliance of the guidelines to be issued, which also acts as a defence in situations where any of their employees is involved in corrupt activities. The clarifications on the guidelines are still underway.

In order to support companies putting the latest amendment into practice, the Alliance for Integrity is launching TheIntegrityApp in India. TheIntegrityApp is a digital application developed by the Alliance for Integrity and leading compliance experts from around the globe. It is a self-assessment tool especially designed for smaller and medium-sized enterprises to evaluate their compliance measures. The app has inbuilt capacity-building resources to support the user in improving the company’s compliance management system.

To explore further the potential of digitalisation for the field of anti-corruption, the Alliance for Integrity will organise a High-level Panel on the “Role of Digitalisation in the Implementation of the New Amendment to the Corruption Law in India.”

The conference will be held as part of the “Vigilance Awareness Week” observed by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).


Agenda

09:30 – 10:00 am Registration and Welcome Tea

10:00 – 10:15 am Welcome Remarks
▪ Welcome Remarks by the Chair of the Advisory Group of the Alliance for Integrity India
Mr. Ganga Charan Sharma, Vice President-Supply Chain, CSR Audit & Sustainability & Corporate Sustainability Services, TÜV Rheinland

10:15 – 10:45 am Launch of TheIntegrityApp
▪ Introduction to TheIntegrityApp: Global Outreach & Journey in of the Working Group in India
Ms. Amanda Rocha, Digital Coordinator, Alliance for Integrity
Mr. Pankaj Dahibhate, Head of Ethics & Compliance, Cummins Inc. 
Dr. Rajesh Chitre, Chief Compliance Officer, Merck India
▪ Address by the Chief Guest
Representative of the Government of India (TBC)
▪ Speech by Distinguished Guest from Central Vigilance Commission, CVC (TBC)

10:45 am – 12:15 pm High Level Panel Discussion “Role of Digitalisation in the Implementation of the New Amendment to the Corruption Law in India”
▪ Mr. Amit Vidyarthi, Senior Investigations Counsel, Business Integrity Group, Nokia
▪ Mr. Neville Gandhi, Vice President - Compliance, Siemens
▪ Ms. Shabnam Siddiqui, Director, UN Global Compact India
▪ Mr. Shikhar Jain, Principal Counsellor. CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, CII
▪ Moderator: Mr. Sherbir Panag, Partner, Panag and Babu

12:15 – 12:30 pm Closing
▪ Closing Remarks
Mr. Noor Naqschbandi, Cluster Coordinator, Private Sector Development, GIZ India

12:30 pm onwards Networking Lunch

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Details

Date from: 01.11.2019 09:30
Date to: 01.11.2019 14:00

Location

Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel. 19 Ashoka Road. Janpath. Connaught Place.
110001 New Delhi
India

Organizer

Alliance for Integrity


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