Through Trace International, Summit has joined multinational companies from around the world in support of ethical business practices.
TRACE is a non-profit membership association that provides practical anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance solutions for multinational companies and their commercial intermediaries, such as sales agents and representatives, consultants, distributors, suppliers, etc.
Summit acquired certification through TRACE International in 2011 and has been a member since 2008.
TRACE membership is comprised of nearly 4,000 commercial intermediaries representing 130 countries across the globe where members have successfully completed an extensive application and certification process. Summit’s certification process included background investigations on more than 60 associates, implementation of effective corporate policies for anti-corruption and anti-bribery, and a commitment to annual training and recertification.
Summit's TRACE status recognizes the company’s commitment to transparent business practices and underscores its ability to serve as a better business partner for multinational corporations.
TRACE provides several core services and products, including: due diligence reports on commercial intermediaries; model compliance policies; an online resource center with foreign local law summaries, including guidelines on gifts and hospitality; in-person and online anti-bribery training; and research on corporate best practices.
Visit Trace International's web site for more information.