Research Reports

We produce original research on organisational ethics for the purpose of raising public awareness and promoting ethical responsibility


The documents below are part of our public benefit role and are available freely for all to use. 

CBS 2017 cover




The third Citizens' Bribery Survey, released in November 2017, reveals emergent trends as to the nature and prevalence of bribery in South Africa. It contains a new section on citizens' perceptions about which leaders and political parties are most committed to combating corruption. 

SABES 2016 cover


 Every three years, we conduct research into organisational ethics in the private sector.

 The 2016 publication is the fourth of its kind and thus has valuable insights into trends over time. 

SA Citizens Bribery Survey


 The South African Citizens' Bribery Survey is conducted every year, and involves researching the lived experiences of ordinary South Africans.

If you want to know how much bribery is really going on in the country, read this original research.