The global business community, as represented by the B20, has identified
the need to develop training materials and provide concrete practical training
on anti-corruption compliance. The new Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook is
a direct response to this call.
This Training Handbook will serve as the cornerstone of a global
training programme, which ICC will develop and deliver jointly with its network
of national committees and chambers of commerce around the world.
Each chapter has been conceived as a training session module
on a key compliance topic. Among the 17 subject areas covered are risk
assessment, training and education, whistleblowing, internal investigations,
resisting solicitation, joint ventures, and the ICC anti-corruption clause.
Through this Handbook and the training sessions based on its successive
chapters, the compliance officers of today and tomorrow will benefit from the
hands-on expertise of some of their distinguished fellow practitioners in the
field of corporate integrity and compliance.
“It is our hope that the compliance officers who will enroll in this ICC
training programme will in turn train their colleagues and successors, and thus
contribute to fostering a culture of integrity across today’s global markets,”
said Viviane Schiavi, Senior Policy Manager for Corporate Responsibility and
Each of the contributing authors are either past or present compliance
officers from a leading ICC-member companies, many of who are also long-serving
members of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption.
Francois Vincke, Vice-Chairman of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption,
said, “ICC’s Handbook is distinctive because this is a
training tool written by company practitioners, for company
practitioners.” “As such, the handbook is the only guide on the market to have
been written by actual compliance practitioners from global companies,” he
The handbook will be particularly useful for professionals working in
compliance in both small structures and large organizations, in OECD countries
as well as emerging countries.
As the largest international business network, bringing together millions of
companies worldwide, ICC takes a leading role in advocating high standards of
corporate governance based on ethical business practices. In 1977, ICC became
the first international organization to issue a set of Rules and
Recommendations prohibiting all forms of bribery in business transactions.
Learn more about or purchase a copy of
the Ethics and Compliance Training Handbook