YLAI for Integrity: Responsible Business Starts With Me

Responsible Business Starts With Me. Blue graphic with YLAI logo, with Haitian man smiling in business suitThe economy flourishes when businesses, entrepreneurs, and young professionals are given space to be innovative and competitive—ethical behavior in the workplace helps to make this possible. On the contrary, unethical behavior impacts countries around the world, contributing to governmental instability, eroding trust, stifled commerce, and a lack of diversity in the workplace.

The United Nations estimates that annually $1 trillion USD is paid in bribes with an additional $2.6 trillion USD stolen through corruption. A lack of transparency and corruption threatens the economy on a global scale, discouraging investment and trade, promoting inequality in hiring, and inhibiting prosperity.

If you’re committed to learning more about what it takes to uphold ethical behavior and transparency in the workplace—join #YLAIforIntegrity today and say it with us: Responsible business starts with me!

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Text: December 9th, Anti-Corruption Day; What does unethical behavior look like in the workplace? 1. nepotism, 2. cyber slacking, 3. lying to employers, 4. abusive behavior, 5. Abuse of company time, 6. theft Text: Corruption Impacts Countries All Around the World; contributing to governmental instability, eroding trust, stifled innovation, and competition in the workplace. Corruption threatens the economy by discouraging investment and trade. It also disproportionately affects disadvantaged groups by preventing social inclusion, promoting inequality, and inhibiting prosperity. Nearly $1 trillion USD is paid in bribes annually. $2.6 trillion USD are stolen through corruption—a sum equivalent to more than 5% of the global GDP. In developing countries funds lost to corruption are estimated at 10x the amount of official development assistance. purple background
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