Want to help fight corruption? This challenge could be for you

With private and public investigations spreading across the region, it now seems more evident than ever that when it comes to tackling corruption, companies and government’s should put their money where their mouth is, specially where the public can see it. One way of tackling issues such as public and private sector corruption, and promoting integrity, accountability and transparency, is through the power of technology. An initiative led by Citigroup plans to do just that. Working together with tech giants including IBM, Facebook, MasterCard, Microsoft, and others, Citi has launched the worldwide Tech for Integrity Challenge, or T41. The initiative will provide public sector entities with access to tech innovators and their ideas on how to increase transparency and efficiency. […]

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