EDLIS attends Anti-bribery workshop by TRACE International in Ghana


Mr. Edward Dorsaa in a pose with Alexandra Wrage, President and Founder of Trace International

January 22, 2016, La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra-Ghana.  Trace International, held a day’s workshop on anti-bribery and anti-corruption for oil and gas companies and small and medium scale enterprises in Ghana. The workshop was under the auspices of the Unites States Agency for International Development (USAID).

TRACE Certified companies are pre-vetted business partners for multinational companies seeking to do business with suppliers, agents and consultants who share their commitment to commercial transparency.

The event brought together over 170 companies. EDLIS International was represented by Mr. Edward Dorsaa – Director of Operations.

Topics treated were: –

  • Global enforcement of anti-bribery legislation
  • Implementing and maintaining a compliance program that meets international standards
  • SME compliance with anti-bribery requirements
  • Due diligence best practices for managing third party risk
  • Identifying red flags for bribery specific to Ghana
  • The value of TRACE certification, an internationally recognized business and compliance credentials.

The keynote address which was delivered by honorable Chief Justice of Ghana, highlighted the important role played by TRACE in improving integrity in the marketplace.

“TRACE is pleased to support the compliance efforts of SMEs in Ghana,” said Alexandra Wrage, President and Founder of TRACE. “The response from Accra’s business community to the pilot program and workshop has been overwhelming and demonstrates a serious commitment to transparency.”

“Providing Ghanaian firms with access to an international compliance credential and training has greatly enhanced the impact of our USAID Supply Chain Development Program,” said Harry Pastuszek, Vice President of PYXERA Global

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