Business Ethics - Corruption
According to a study that was carried out in 2010 by Transparency International, a non-governmental organisation that studies corruption statistics, Slovenia has the least corruption than other new EU-12 members and is 27th in the list of least corrupt countries in the world. The list is headed by New Zealand, Denmark and Singapore. Germany and Austia took the 15th place, and the UK is 20th on the list. Slovenia has a higher rating than Spain (30th), Portugal (32nd), Italy (67th) or Greece (78th).
Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2011
Score relates to perceptions of the degree of corruption as seen by business people and risk analysts, and ranges between 10 (highly clean) and 0 (highly corrupt).
Like all transition countries in the region, Slovenia was constantly monitored as part of the process of attaining full membership of international organisations such as the EU, NATO and the OECD.
Sources: Transparency International