Corporate Research and Investigations Limited, a global provider of Third-Party Risk Management, Integrity Due Diligence and Investigative Services, has launched an "Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Centre of Excellence" which will utilize the company's expertise to assist business organizations worldwide in the specialized area of integrity due diligence and compliance.

The Centre of Excellence will provide expert support to businesses seeking to validate or expand their existing compliance frameworks by developing the latest in best-practice due diligence processes and procedures necessary for pursuing and maintaining global third-party affiliations.

As a vital component of the Centre of Excellence, CRI Group has announced a program called "3PRM-Certified™," certifying third party organisations business management systems to ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Management Systems & ISO 31000 Risk Management a certification it awards to clients who successfully complete a third-party risk management and integrity due diligence assessment, which is designed to help companies establish, implement, maintain and enhance their internal anti-bribery and anti-corruption systems.

The "3PRM-Certified™" certification will initiated with Gap Analysis Checklist to compliance training for the new "ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management Systems" and a comprehensive integrity due diligence report. The certification will help establish that the organization has implemented reasonable and proportionate measures designed to prevent bribery. These measures involve top-level leadership, training, risk assessment, due diligence, financial and commercial controls, reporting, audit and investigation.