Anti-bribery and corruption

With the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act, good corporate governance has never been so important.

Why tackle bribery and corruption?

  • Anti-bribery governance directly supports the non-financial value-add of a strong ESG strategy (environmental, social, governance).

  • Independent third-party certification provides tangible, overt and public assurance to your organization, your stakeholders, and oversight organisations that you are positively working to safeguard your business and clients against bribery and corruption threats.

  • Tackling bribery and corruption risk in your company and across your supply chain enhances trust in your company and people. 

  • Effective bribery and corruption controls support the development of good governance in the local community.

  • Routine and enduring awareness and management of bribery and corruption risk supports your legal obligations under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act 2010.

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How we can help you manage bribery and corruption risk

MSS Global offer a suite of options:


Anti-bribery grid toolkit. The Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) grid is part of a wider Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) integrated grid suite that helps companies add financial and non-financial value to their proposition. As ESG takes on ever greater resonance amongst investors and the public, we at MSS Global have drawn on our international expertise in business and human rights assurance to develop a straight-forward, accessible support framework to guide you through this critical area using 'Method Grid'* to provide you a free toolkit.

 

MSS Global’s anti-bribery and corruption grid is a framework that draws on international best practice following a plan-do-check-act methodology to guide you through designing and implementing a ABC approach in your own organization, project and, for larger enterprises, across the entire supply chain.  

 

The toolbox brings anti-bribery control to life and uniquely both captures relevant knowledge resources and facilitates the project management of such an exercise.

* Method Grid provides a framework approach to methodologies  enabling the continuous, collaborative development of even very-complex procedures.  It is free for up to 5 users.  An account is required with Method Grid to access the ABC framework.

ISO 37001 certification. Separate to Method Grid, MSS Global as an an internationally recognized Certification Body follow a simple, mandated process.

Preparation - Contact MSS Global and we'll gather some basic information to give you a price for certification.  Once content, we'll move together on to the main audit phase.  You will find it necessary to purchase a copy of the ISO 37001 standard which can be bought from the ISO store or any national standards organisation.


Stage 1 - Process Review. MSS Global undertakes an assessment of your policies, processes, and procedures against the requirements of the AB scheme in order to confirm that you are ready for Stage 2.


Stage 2 - Effectiveness Review. MSS Global comes on site to assess the management and implementation of your anti-bribery and corruption management system. This includes site reviews and interviews with key staff and personnel.