OECD, business anti-corruption committee: ‘zero corruption’ manifesto presented under Aspi leadership

The meeting of the Business @ OECD Anti-Corruption Committee (BIAC), chaired by Autostrade per l’Italia, was held at the OECD headquarters in Paris. During the meeting, the “Zero Corruption” Manifesto was presented, a handbook to propose and promote a new UN sustainable development goal, which lists the 10 golden rules in the fight against corruption, in line with the best practices of the United Nations. OECD.

At the table were also heard the testimonies of the various companies present and the current priorities of the business in the field of anti-corruption. In particular, the issues relating to the application of new technologies in the field of compliance, the management models of third parties (such as suppliers and commercial partners), the dissemination of a culture based on values ​​of ethics, legality and transparency through advanced training and unconventional communication, as well as the importance of integrating compliance into the company’s business.

“As Autostrade per l’Italia – declared Roberto Tomasi, CEO of Aspi – we feel the responsibility to contribute, through the Biac Committee, to the resolution of a global issue to ensure a sustainable and equitable future in terms of social well-being, environmental protection , health and new educational standards for the next generations. We are committed to building a new development model that inspires us first, to achieve the goals we have set ourselves as part of our corporate transformation path. A process that must be continuously supported and followed: values, simple and transparent processes; non-bureaucratic systems and contexts, with clear assumptions of responsibility. This is the way for us and the industrial plan of Autostrade per l’Italia is also based on these pillars ”.

The Anti-Corruption Committee of the Business @ OECD (BIAC), chaired by the Risk, Compliance and Quality Director of Autostrade per l’Italia, Nicola Allocca, has the task of contributing to the definition of best practices in the field of anti-corruption and supporting the OECD in its activities policy making on ethics and legality issues, providing the business point of view.

The session dedicated to the presentation of the Manifesto also saw the participation of external speakers such as Hanni Rosembaum, Executive Director of Business at OECD (BIAC), Patrick Moulette, Head of the OECD Anti-Corruption Division and Isabel Cane, Head of the OECD Trust in Business Initiative and was also set to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of Business @ OECD (BIAC), an institutional body that represents the voice of Business at the OECD and unites a global community that includes over 7 million companies and over 60 million employees from member countries.