Towards Building a Road of Integrity: Perspectives of Business Integrity and Compliance

This project handbook was developed by UNODC under the project ‘Fostering sustainable development by supporting the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption in countries along the Silk Road Economic Belt’. It aims to provide guidance in strengthening integrity and compliance for businesses participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - one of the major international cooperation platforms for economic development and international investment initiated by China in 2013.


本项目手册由联合国毒品和犯罪问题办公室在“支持丝绸之路经济带沿线国家实施《联合国反腐败公约》,促进可持续发展“项目框架下编写,旨在为 “一带一路”倡议参与企业加强诚信与合规建设提供指导。“一带一路”倡议由中国于2013年发起,是推动经济发展和国际投资的重要国际合作平台。

Integrity in International Investment Projects – Good Practices, New Perspectives

This publication seeks to guide practitioners on how to curb corruption and promote integrity through the different phases of international investment projects. Drawing on real practices, it demonstrates how the values and principles of anti-corruption can be implemented throughout the international investment cycle. This publication lays down the prerequisites for ensuring integrity in international investment projects illustrated by a range of concrete examples and good practice models (GPMs) from major projects in various countries and industries during each phase of the investment cycle. The publication could be of particular use to public officials involved in the planning, design, and implementation of international investment projects and anti-corruption officers. Senior executives and managers from the private sector engaged in such projects will also find it useful.

The below collection of relevant policy documents, knowledge products and anti-corruption resources developed or issued by various stakeholders, including international organizations, initiatives and entities as well as other non-governmental organizations and institutions, aims to help policymakers, practitioners, and researchers enhance knowledge in the prevention and combating of corruption in international investment projects.

The tools and resources are divided into the following thematic areas: