Partners The Ethics Institute has strategic partnerships with the following organisations. Association of Certified Fraud Examiners The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is a member-based global association dedicated to provide anti-fraud education and training. Together with its members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity of our profession. African Corporate Governance Network The African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN) was formed to develop institutional member capacity for enhancing effective corporate governance practices, building better organizations and corporate citizens in Africa. As a result, the ACGN will provide policy makers and market participants with an important forum to exchange experiences and best practices aimed at addressing ongoing corporate governance challenges in Africa. Anti-Intimidation and Ethical Practices Forum (AEPF) The AEPF was created to assist professionals in certain fields who are being intimidated for exposing corruption in the workplace. They also provide advice to potential whistle-blowers in the governance, accounting, auditing, business, risk management and related fields on how to blow the whistle safely, responsibly and effectively. AHI The Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut (AHI) is a multi-sectoral business organisation and one of four major chamber organisations in South Africa, actively involved in all sectors of the economy, except primary agriculture. The AHI was founded in 1942 and is currently represented in all nine provinces of South Africa. The AHI, following the Vision “Together we create sustainable prosperity”, aims to assist members to utilise business opportunities, to positively influence the business climate in order to promote the economic interests of members and the broader business community, and to support a market-driven economy in cooperation with all role players. BEN-Africa BEN-Africa was formed on the equator in the heart of Africa in 1999. The founding conviction of BEN-Africa is that by bringing together Africans who share an interest in business ethics, business ethics will be expanded on the African continent. We believe that through interaction, both theoretical knowledge and practical skill in managing ethics will be enhanced. Financial Planning Institute of South Africa The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI), a SAQA recognised professional body for financial planners, which serves the public by ensuring that people who carry the CFP® desgination are qualified, experienced and professional. The FPI is recognised internationally and is a founding and a current affiliate member of the international Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd (FPSB) based in the USA, along with 24 other affiliate member countries who offer CFP® certification, the highest recognised professional designation worldwide for a financial planning professional. Globethics.net Globethics.net is a global network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics. It offers access to a large number of resources on ethics, especially through its leading global digital ethics library. In addition, it facilitates collaborative web-based research, conferences, online publishing and active sharing of information. Globethics.net aims especially at increasing access to ethics perspectives from Africa, Latin America and Asia. It strengthens global common values and respect of ethical contextual diversity. Institute of Business Ethics The Institute of Business Ethics (London) was established by business people in 1986 to encourage and support high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values. The IBE is a registered charity, funded by corporate and individual subscriptions. Subscriber support, both financial and intellectual, helps us research, publish, provide training and tools to assist in the development of ethical business practice. Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners The Institute of Commercial Forensic Practitioners is a self-regulatory body mandated by its members to Cohere, Co-ordinate and Regulate the commercial forensic profession in South Africa. The key objectives are to deliver and enhance competent entry level members, fulfil a leadership role, develop a trusted brand for the forensic profession and regulate the profession. Institute of Internal Auditors The Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) is part of an international network representing the interests of Internal Auditors worldwide. As a part of this international network, the IIA SA upholds and supports the fundamental tenets of the profession - the Code of Ethics and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Institute of Directors Southern Africa The Institute of Directors (IoDSA) is the only organisation in southern Africa that represents directors, professionals, business owners and leaders in their individual capacities. As the custodians of corporate governance, the IoDSA is committed to the development of those charged with governance duties through educating and improving governance structures within small, medium and large organisations. The JVR Africa Group Since 1993, The JvR Africa Group has built a network of international suppliers, business partners, and clients. Our goal? To support organisations, at all levels, industries and sizes, with insights and interventions that facilitate the development of people. We work with you to ensure the development of your people. South Africa Board for People Practices SA Board for People Practices is the HR professional and statutory quality assurance body for HR learning provision established 30 years ago. SABPP’s reputation is centred on being the voice for the HR profession; setting standards for HR ethics and professionalism; to register HR professionals; building HR knowledge and competency; and accrediting HR learning provision. South African Institute of Chartered Accountants The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa's pre-eminent accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world's leading accounting institutes. The Institute provides a wide range of support services to more than 30 000 members who are Chartered Accountants and hold positions as CEO's, MD's, board directors, business owners, chief financial officers, auditors and leaders in their spheres of business operation. Most of these members operate in commerce and industry, and play a significant role in the nation's highly dynamic business sector and economic development. South African Institute of Professional Accountants The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) is one of the leading accountancy institutes representing qualified professional accountants in practice, industry, commerce, government, academia and the public sector. SAIPA focuses on the advancement of Professional Accountants in South Africa to assist in meeting the changing needs of the accountancy profession in all facets of business and finance. The innovative services and solutions of SAIPA respond effectively to emerging trends and positively impacts on the South African economy. Society for Industrial & Organisational Psychology of South Africa SIOPSA is a member based, non-profit organisation established to enhance the Industrial and Organisational Psychology profession in South Africa. We provide a professional identity and networking platform for individuals and corporates with an interest in industrial and organizational psychology (IOP). To this end, SIOPSA exists to empower IO Psychologists to deliver efficient and effective services to the benefit of all in South Africa. Unashamedly Ethical Unashamedly Ethical is an association of individuals and organisations guided by a founding vision to transform society by taking a stand for ethics, values and clean living. We confront corruption and injustice through co-ordinated, targeted and impactful advocacy and campaigns to advance ethical behaviour. Our objective is to reach a tipping point where ethical behaviour becomes the norm. We do this through lobbying commitment to support ethics, providing support to achieve sustainability, managing a directory of committed organisations and individuals who support each other, and ensuring accountability through an independent ombudsperson. United Nations Global Compact The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to voluntary align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take actions in support of UN goals, including the Millennium Development Goals. Endorsed by chief executives, the UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible corporate policies and practices. Launched in 2000, it is largest corporate responsibility initiative in the world - with over 8,000 signatories based in more than 135 countries. USB Executive Development USB Executive Development (USB-ED) is the private executive development company of the University of Stellenbosch. They develop and connect leaders through innovative and transformational learning experiences because they believe that empowered leaders can bring about change. Their leadership and management development programmes are suitable for the private and public sectors and for individuals intent on carving their own future in business. USB-ED currently has three offices in South Africa and recently expanded their presence to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania as well as to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Their programmes are presented in 14 countries across Africa and beyond. The USB holds the triple crown of international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.