OTHER NEWS 26 Jan 2011
Pöyry joins the efforts to combat global corruption
(First published December 2nd 2010)
Pöyry joins the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) by signing the PACI support statement. PACI global community includes over 155 companies from all industries and all regions of the world. Partnerships with PACI supports Pöyry's conduct to operate with the highest ethical standards and zero tolerance for corruption, bribery, anti-competitive practices, discrimination or harassment of any kind in our work.
PACI is committed to making an impact in the fight against bribery and corruption by fostering high levels of engagement among its signatory companies.
The World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) was formally launched in 2004 in an effort to combat global corruption. The PACI's mission is to develop multi-industry principles and practices that will result in a competitive level playing field, based on integrity, fairness and ethical conduct. The PACI places the private sector in a unique position to guide governments' and international organizations' strategies and policies on anti-corruption and has built strong relationships with the key players and institutions from the global anti-corruption landscape.
Pöyry attends Seventh Annual Anti-Corruption Day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
Pöyry participated in the Seventh Annual Anti-Corruption Day activities at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in December during its first Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) task force meeting. The two-day meeting hosted by the World Economic Forum gathered together representatives from PACI signatory companies from the around the world to further support the fight against corruption.
"Hugely challenging global issue like corruption can only be tackled with the common ethical standards and relentless joint efforts. Together with other PACI members we work for the corruption free world that recognises the importance of honest and responsible business practices", says Heikki Malinen, President and CEO, Pöyry PLC.
Anne Viitala, Executive Vice President, Legal and Commercial, Pöyry PLC
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