The Reputation Institute, which focuses on helping organizations build and secure their reputations, annually compiles a list of the top 100 most reputable companies in the world based on a range of criteria. Check out the 2013 Global RepTrak Study to see which businesses made the cut.
A new report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) highlights corruption as a priority area for both the private sector and development implementers. The report, The Costs of Corruption: Strategies for Ending a Tax on Private-sector-led Growth, says that reducing corruption should be a major focus of development assistance and diplomacy, but of trade coalitions and business community efforts as well.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the preliminary version of its cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure. The voluntary guidelines were crafted by NIST with the help of private sector input and engagement with industry stakeholders. The final version of the framework is due in April.