Open Government Partnership

Newsletter: 4th Quarter 2015 What is Big Data? What is Open Data? Governments typically collect voluminous data of high velocity and of wide variety. This is big data. Governments make available big data in a useful or meaningful form for public consumption. This is open data. The GIAT (a coalition Read more…

Curbing Executive Corruption

Newsletter: 4th Quarter 2015 Dr Ho Chai Yee Tricia Yeoh, the chief operating officer of IDEAS, highlighted this issue in her column EGALITARIA in the Sun recently. She recounted that two months ago, Otto Perez Molina resigned as president of Guatemala following an investigation that he was involved in corruption. Read more…

Doing Business Ethically

Newsletter: 4th Quarter 2015 Message from CBI Founding Member – Dr Ho Chai Yee Businesses are particularly prone to corrupt practices. They are a target for bribes and they also resort to bribes to achieve their own ends, for e.g. to secure operating licences or to avoid harassment from the Read more…

Business and Corporate Governance

Impact on Society It’s just business May/June 2015 issue – by Allison Trowbridge Relevant Magazine A new group of entrepreneurs are using the free market to advocate for justice. For centuries, Western society has divorced profit from purpose. Businesses have set up structures incentivizing individuals to act for immediate financial gain, Read more…