As part of its initiative to advance commercial transparency in the shipping industry, Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) and Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) have received TRACE certification as a step to bring information and awareness of anti-corruption tools and solutions to project cargo forwarding companies.
WWPC and CEE assist TRACE to bring information to the members of the WWPC and CEE networks and thus contribute to the project cargo forwarding industry to mitigate risks with customers and clients all over the world and to conduct business in a transparent and ethical manner.
“TRACE has successfully completed a TRACEcertification due diligence review of Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd and Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd. TRACE has granted Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd and Cargo Equipment Experts Ltd a certificate signifying that the company has completed internationally accepted due diligence procedures and has been forthcoming and cooperative during the review process. TRACEcertification underscores Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd and Cargo Equipment Expert Ltd´s commitment to transparency in international commercial transactions.”
TRACE International is a non-profit business organization that pools resources to provide members with anti-bribery compliance support. TRACE members include hundreds of multinational corporations, as well as thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises throughout the world, working to increase transparency in international business transactions. TRACE International is the world’s leading anti-bribery standard setting organization and works with TRACE Incorporated to offer both members and non-members customizable due diligence, training and advisory services. With a shared mission to advance commercial transparency, TRACE International and TRACE Incorporated provide companies with one complete anti-bribery and third party compliance solution.
The both networks Director, Wolfgang Karau, said:
“We are proud and pleased to have achieved this important certification for both the WWPC and CEE networks. In our upcoming May membership conferences, WWPC in Fuengirola (Malaga), Spain and CEE in Antwerp, Belgium, the President of the TRACE Organization, Mrs. Alexandra Wrage, will address the conference attendees with a presentation about TRACE.”