The South African Business Ethics Survey (SABES) 2016 is the fourth national business ethics survey that The Ethics Institute has conducted in the private sector in South Africa. We have interviewed 4 795 staff members of various listed and large South African companies to identify the state of ethics in corporate South Africa. The findings of the survey were both expected and surprising. For example, 11% more employees have personally observed misconduct in the previous year than in 2013, and the percentage employees who reported it decreased with 16%.
The Annual Global Fraud Survey, commissioned by Kroll and carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit, polled 768 senior executives worldwide from a broad range of industries and functions from January through March of 2015. The report reveals some key trends.
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The 2015 edition of Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index showed that corruption is still rife globally but that people working together can succeed in the battle against corruption. The 46 Sub-Saharan Africa countries included in the index show a serious corruption problem and there is no improvement for continent powerhouses Nigeria and South Africa. South Africa ranking improves slightly from 67th in 2014 to 61st in 2015 but it is mainly due to a number of other countries getting worse.
Source: https://www.ensafrica.com/ by Roy Gillespie and Andisiwe Jele
Incidents of bribery have increased, but so has general awareness of anti-bribery compliance among organisations: these were some of the high-level findings of a recent survey conducted by ENSafrica.
Key findings include:
- 24% of organisations have experienced an incident of bribery and/or corruption in the past 24 months (that’s an increase of 4% since 2013), with 5% experiencing five or more incidents within the last 24 months
- just over 90% of organisations surveyed have a policy prohibiting bribes, 52% have an established anti-bribery compliance programme and 43% have conducted a detailed anti-bribery risk assessment of their bribery risks
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