Commitment to Anti-corruption through Industry Collaboration
To promote integrity management and a probity culture in the construction industry, the ICAC has teamed up with the Development Bureau (DevB) and the Construction Industry Council (CIC) in launching the Building a Clean and Fair Construction Industry Through Collaboration Anti-Corruption Summit and Commitment to Action Agenda on 4 May 2023 at the CIC Zero Carbon Park at Kowloon Bay, which was attended in person by around 90 leaders, company directors, managerial staff and practitioners of the construction industry, while about 2,000 practitioners joined online.
Mr Ricky Lai Wai-ki, the Assistant Director of Corruption Prevention, hosted a panel session on corruption prevention and integrity management in the construction industry during the summit. Mr Lai and four panel speakers, Ir Tony Ho Ying-kit, the Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) of the DEVB, Ir Ricky Leung Wing-kee, the Executive Director, Engineering & Technology of Airport Authority Hong Kong, Mr Kwok Yim, the Chairman of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Hong Kong and Sr Eddie Lam Kin-wing, the President of Hong Kong Construction Association, shared with participants their experiences in implementing the Integrity Management System, the benefits of joining the Construction Industry Integrity Charter 2.0 and ways to enhance the sector’s corruption prevention awareness. They called on the industry to actively participate in the Charter and adopt the Integrity Management System by implementing integrity policies, integrity trainings and integrity risk management to enhance their capacity in resisting corruption.
For subscription guidelines and form regarding the Construction Industry Integrity Charter 2.0, and details of the IMS components, please visit https://cpas.icac.hk/EN/Info/TP_Library?cate_id=10025 to view the details.