News 2013

ICPE participated at CEE Business Integrity Forum

Mr. Janez Podobnik and Mr. Tomaž Rogelj participated at the Forum upon invitation of EuCham European Chamber.

The goal of the forum was to draw awareness of key players in CEE region to the topic of preventing corruption. Speakers and panelists came from corporate and public institutions including Mercedes-Benz, Telenor, Transparency International, Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative, the Embassy of Denmark, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and others. Mr. Podobnik participated at the panel discussion  moderated by prof. Peter Hardi, Director of Center for Integrity in Business and Government, CEU Business School. The panelists focused on how to resolve the issue of corruption and why it is important to embrace anti-corruption measures. Mr Podobnik focused on the short term training that ICPE offers to public officials and private businessmen regarding the prevention of corruption and preparation of the Integrity plan for public and private enterprises.



(from left) Dr Zsuzsanna Lippai (Mercedes-Benz), Mr Frank Klausz III (Telenor), Mr Alessandro Farina (ITL Group) and Mr Janez Podobnik (ICPE Acting Director General)


You can find out more about the event on the homepage of EuCham.



In separate talks with Mr. Michele Orzan, president of EuCham, a further development of cooperation between ICPE and EuCham was discussed. Mr. Orzan will be glad to speak at one of ICPE coming events. He presented the GreenWill initiative which provides to companies and organizations, public and private, a free green policy for environmental sustainability, guidelines for implementation and self-assessment  tools. The idea of GreenWill is to ensure the achievement of environmental, social and economic sustainability, and the reduction of the environmental impact of companies and organizations worldwide. ICPE could be on the board for this initiative in Slovenia.
Collaboration between EuCham and ICPE is developing accordingly to the Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed in February 2013 and both parties are striving for mutual benefit in the development of the CEE region as well as other initiatives that are of similar interest to both institutions.

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