FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is corruption?

Corruption is an abuse of power.

What is the impact of corruption?

The perils of corruption are not only debilitating towards a country’s GDP, but it robs citizens of the ability to live a prosperous life. The corruption perception index of 2015 illustrates how corruption remains cancerous around the world.

Where is corruption prevalent?

Corruption is everywhere. According to the 2017 Corruptions Perceptions Index, 120 countries and territories out of 180 ranked 50 or lower out of 100 on a scale that indicates the perceived level of corruption, where 0 is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. Unfortunately, these statistics have remained relatively static for years.

What is a Pledge?

Merriam-Webster defines a Pledges as someone who commits to “a binding promise or agreement to do or forbear.The IEJL Pledge reads and accepts the “IEJL Oath of Ethical Commerce”.

Who can be a Pledge?

One year before and six years after graduating with any degree and anyone interested in developing a culture of ethical commerce.

What are the benefits of becoming an IEJL Pledge?

The IEJL Pledge will be able to participate in the IEJL Awards Program, IEJL Job Connect, IEJL Live!, and the IEJL Chapter events.

Is there a cost to becoming a Pledge?

There is no cost to become a Pledge and no cost to participate in most of the Pledge programs.