Posts tagged with procurement

Beneficial ownership data in procurement: Beyond transparency and accountability

blogs Tymon Kiepe · Mar 2021

On the eve of Brexit in December 2020, the UK government published the Green Paper “Transforming public procurement”. It details plans to “shape the future of public procurement in [the UK] for many years to come,” by “speed[ing] up and...

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Beneficial ownership transparency: transforming public procurement in South Africa

blogs Karabo Rajuili · Feb 2021

Fairness, equity, transparency, competitiveness, and cost-effectiveness – these are the constitutional principles which guide public procurement in South Africa. Yet, the public procurement landscape has been marred with ongoing cases of fraud and corruption. “Thieves were waiting at the door”...

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Connecting the dots between beneficial ownership and procurement data: improving processes and identifying risk

blogs Jack Lord · Jan 2021

Dr Jack Lord is a Member and Director at Open Data Services Cooperative and a leading expert on integrating the data and policy aspects of open data. He is the current lead author of the Beneficial Ownership Standard and, with...

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Corruption, procurement and COVID-19 in Africa

blogs Professor Sope Williams-Elegbe · Jun 2020

The global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has placed an unprecedented strain on public health systems and decimated economies, lives and livelihoods. In sub-Saharan Africa, the crisis is already showing signs of having a deeper social impact. Existing inequalities...

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