“Governments increasingly are using their purchasing power to insist that contractors improve business practices and collaborate with supply chain partners to ensure they adopt programs to prevent corruption and IP theft.
Given some startling recent examples of bribes infecting public tenders and counterfeits turning up in parts delivered to governments—at times posing significant risks to national security or human safety—government purchasers are particularly focused on anti-corruption and intellectual property (IP) compliance.
CREATe.org has launched a whitepaper that explores the link between government procurement and responsible business practices. …”
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