Overview

The Office of Integrity, Compliance and Accountability (ICA) is an operationally independent office. In this context, independence means that ICA is functionally independent of the other units, divisions, departments and offices of the Bank. ICA reports administratively to the President and functionally to the Board of Directors through its Oversight and Assurance Committee.

By the numbers

2017
3,954

Contacts received through the Whistleblower System

2017
31

Relevant matters resolved including through investigative activities

2016
1,014

Contacts received through the Whistleblower System

2016
22

Relevant matters resolved including through investigative activities

Functions of ICA

Institutional Integrity

Reinforcing a culture that promotes institutional integrity within CDB and prohibits wrongdoing related to fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion and other corrosive practices.

Ethics

Reinforcing a culture that promotes ethics within the Bank and ensuring adherence to any Code of Conduct, or rules and regulations issued by the Bank for its Directors and Staff.

Accountability

Receiving, responding to and resolving citizen-driven complaints of environmental and social harm allegedly caused by projects CDB finances.

Compliance

Overseeing CDB’s compliance with standards, policies and procedures for anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism, monitoring of financial sanctions and other compliance-related risks.

Whistleblowing

Providing a Whistleblower System through which a whistleblower can make a complaint, submission, report or disclosure.

PUBLICATIONS

Whistleblowing and Reporting

A Whistleblower System, which provides the primary mechanisms for the secure receipt and handling of all complaints, submissions, reports and disclosures from persons classified as whistleblowers and witnesses, as provided for in the Whistleblower Policy.