OFFICE OF
ANTICORRUPTION
AND INTEGRITY

2019Annual Report

Executive Summary

ADB Promotes Innovation and Efficiency to Bolster Anticorruption Efforts

2019 at a Glance

Complaints and Investigations

Complaints Opened

Sources of Complaints

Complaints Closed

* Includes complaints received in 2018.

Remedial Actions for External Parties

Action Taken Firms Individuals
Debarred 69 62
Reprimanded 51 17
Cautioned 23 13
Cross debarred 153 20

Investigations Opened

* Includes complaints received prior to 2019.

Investigations Closed

* Includes investigations opened prior to 2019.
Source: ADB (OAI).

Respect at Work Matters

Workplace Matters Reviewed

Advisories: 99 Closed | 11 Remained open
Investigations: 36 Closed | 3 reports issued to Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department | 9 remained open
* Includes 54 matters from 2018.

Types of Matters

Source: ADB (OAI).
Advisories: 99 Closed | 11 Remained open
Investigations: 36 Closed | 3 reports issued to Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department | 9 remained open
* Includes 54 matters from 2018.

Proactive Integrity Reviews

Agriculture and Food Security
Energy
Water
Education
Transport
Education
Multisector
Information and Communications Technology
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$1.8billion
Value of projects covered
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$422million
Value of contracts reviewed
Source: ADB (OAI).

Integrity Due Diligence

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954
Entities reviewed for integrity due diligence
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573
Preemployment screenings
Source: ADB (OAI).

Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration

98
Learning Events
8706
Participants of Learning Events
DMC = developing member country. Source: ADB (OAI).

Focus Areas

Complaints and Investigations

Complaints and Investigations

OAI serves as the initial point of contact for all allegations of integrity violations, as defined by ADB.

Respectful Workplace

Respectful
Workplace

ADB’s Respectful Workplace Unit fosters a professional and respectful working environment, and helps address workplace concerns.

Integrity Risk Management

Integrity Risk Management

OAI carries out proactive integrity reviews of ongoing ADB projects, conducts integrity due diligence, and provides advisories to mitigate risks and help ensure proper use of funds.

Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration

Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration