TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting: Uncovering Commercial Bribery 2023 ($10,000 cash prize)

TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting: Uncovering Commercial Bribery 2023 ($10,000 cash prize)

Deadline: January 31, 2023

Applications are open for the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting: Uncovering Commercial Bribery 2023. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency and good governance.

TRACE is a globally recognized anti-bribery business organization and leading provider of cost-effective third party risk management solutions. Members and clients include hundreds of multinational companies headquartered worldwide. TRACE is comprised of two distinct entities – TRACE International and TRACE Incorporated – that share a common mission to advance commercial transparency worldwide.

Prizes

  • A panel of independent judges will review the submissions and select up to two winners, who will each receive a cash prize of US$10,000.
  • Reporter(s) will be invited to an award ceremony hosted by TRACE. The judges may also name up to two honorable mentions, who will each receive US$1,000.

Eligibility

  • Nominees may be print, broadcast or online reporters from any country who have investigated commercial bribery schemes, business activities that create serious conflicts of interest or similar commercial misconduct.
  • Team entries and multiple submissions per author are permitted.
  • Book-length entries are not accepted.

Guidelines

  • Entries must involve business-related bribery or financial crime.
  • You may submit your own work, or you may nominate the work of someone else. If you nominate another’s work, please obtain their permission to do so.
  • Entries must have appeared in print, online or broadcast media during 2022. Any entry not originally written/produced in English must be accompanied by a translation.
  • Books are not accepted.
  • If an entry only appeared in print, please include a scan. If a scan produces an unclear result, please also include a transcript (Word document or PDF) of the article.
  • If an entry is broadcast journalism (TV, radio, online video) please send a link or file.

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit TRACE Prize.

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