Official launch of the Expert Group „Corruption prevention in the Supply Chain“
The expert group “Corruption prevention in the Supply Chain" held its first meeting on 5 April in Berlin. The meeting started with a warm welcome and a brief presentation of the background and goals of the expert group. For 2017 the group plans to create a handbook, focusing on the topic "Corruption prevention in the supply chain". In this regard the group discussed first measures and planned the further procedure. The Alliance for Integrity is responsible for coordinating and moderating the process.
The group was established with the aim of improving corruption prevention in supply chains by means of recommendations for action, provision of good practice examples, tools and other activities.
The members of the group are experts from relevant stakeholder groups dealing with the issue of corruption prevention in supply chains. Current members of the Expert Group include representatives from the Bundesverband der Deutschen Sportartikel-Industrie e.V., the Bundesverband E-Commerce und Versandhandel Deutschland e.V., the Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V., the Deutsches Netzwerk Wirtschaftsethik e.V., DICO e.V., Hugo Boss AG, Humana Kleidersammlung GmbH, Linde AG, MAN SE, Metro Group AG, Siemens AG and Tchibo GmbH.
The group was initiated by the Alliance for Integrity, the German Global Compact Network (DGCN), the Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien together with Transparency International Deutschland e.V.