Bahri which is a global leader in logistics and transportation has become an official member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) which has a global business network of more than 110 companies that work jointly against corruption in the maritime industry.
The membership of Bahri will present its commitment towards contributing to the advancement of integrity in the maritime industry.
Bahri joining MACN will also support the present commitment of Saudi Arabia according to the Saudi Vision 2030 program for zero tolerance of corruption at all levels.
As a member of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), the goal of the Kingdom is to become the key one in the international efforts for the prevention and in the fight against corruption. The country aims to reach the highest levels of transparency, governance, and accountability by adopting the leading international standards and practices.
Commenting on the development, Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri, said: “With transparency being a key pillar of its core values, Bahri has always upheld international standards and best practices across its operations. With our membership in MACN, we are reaffirming our resolve to work with all stakeholders in tackling bribery and corruption as well as promoting free, fair and open competition in the maritime sector. We are confident that the collective efforts of MACN will accelerate the development of a safe and sustainable shipping and trade ecosystem.”
With this membership, Bahri also joins the collective action initiative of the industry on the campaign which is committed to providing fair trade by promoting compliance with anti-corruption laws and the removal of practices that are corrupt in the entire supply chain.