Certification & compliance solutions


BRA Certificadora’s Anti-Corruption Management System Certification is a unique and exclusive solution developed through a union of all the main directive, rules and laws related to the theme under requirement way. 

  • FCPA Resource Guide 

  • CGU Directives 

  • United Kingdom Border Agency Directives (UKBA)

  • OECD Good Practices Guide

  • International Transparency

  • 8.420/2015 Decree (Law 12.846/2013 – Brazil) 

  • Pro-Ethical Registration

  • ISO 37001 ((Anti-Bribery Management System)

The evaluation goes beyond the bribery risks predicted in ISO 37001. It advances over all bad practices (cartels, money laundering, tender fraud among others).


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Program Recognized and Represented Internationally

The BRA Certificadora's program provides a comprehensive anti-corruption audit and certification service that maps to the requirements of national and international laws and standards. These services are increasingly important for companies who need to ensure that their programs meet best practices and are effectively designed to mitigate corruption risk.

Leslie Benton
Vice President, CREATe Compliance

ABOUT CREATe Compliance

Headquartered in Washington D.C. (USA) and present in several countries around the globe,CREATe Compliance helps companies to embed a cycle of monitoring, measurement and improvement to build and strengthen effective compliance and risk management programs through its CREATe Leading Practices services:

  • CREATe Leading Practices for Anti-Corruption

  • CREATe Leading Practices for Cybersecurity

  • CREATe Leading Practices for Trade Secret Protection

  • CREATe Leading Practices for IP Protection

CREATe Compliance is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org), an organization founded in 2011 by Pamela Passman, former Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Global Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at Microsoft Corporation.


As a partner of CREATe Compliance, BRA brings to Brazil CREATe’s Online Self-Assessment service for Anti-Corruption / Anti-Bribery Management Systems and Integrity Programs. The robust assessment enables companies to calibrate program maturity against international guidelines, including the ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard.

The assessment can be used in the pre-certification phase or during the implementation of compliance systems to prevent corruption. The service covers all the necessary elements of an effective program and takes 60 to 90 minutes to complete. It is based on the requirements and guidelines of the FCPA Resource Guide (USA), UK Bribery Act  (UK) and ISO 37001. Immediately after taking the assessment, companies recieve a set of scores that reflect the maturity of the company’s program. The service provides an objective  assessment of the level of maturity of the systems in place to prevent corruption and bribery.



BRA Certificadora has partnered with CREATe Compliance Inc. to bring its Anti-Corruption Management Systems Certification Program to the U.S. market,  where the first anti-corruption laws and practices were implemented. BRA Certificadora's program is also available in more than 100 countries around the globe.

Combining the knowledge and also the requirements of BRA Certification Program, that are in comply with both FCPA than UKBA, and 8.420/2015 Decree (Anticorruption Law 12.846/2013 – Brazil), our certified audit team will be able to foresee the main GAP Analysis listed below:


International Trading

Indicated to Foreign Companies that already have or are going to establish commercial relationship (as a supplier, as a customer, as a partner) with Brazilian Companies, this GAP Analysis will assess your Brazilian partner´s integrity practices/program going through all of the BRA Anticorruption Certification Program requirements, also applying our exclusive audit methodology.

Merges and Acquisitions

Indicated to Foreign Companies that are planning to make a fusion with/acquisition of Brazilians companies, this GAP Analysis will assess the Brazilian company´s integrity practices/program going through all of the BRA Anticorruption Certification Program requirements, also applying our exclusive audit methodology.

This GAP Analysis will include the analysis of the main market characteristics and its corruption historical in Brazil (common corruption lawsuits, main frauds and mistakes, suspicious practices); Brazilian company´s compliance culture, including strong assessment of the “tone from the top” and ethics culture; Brazilian company´s top partners and suppliers, and their compliance practices in the public knowledge; current anti-corruption tools to manage the third part risks (What kind of controls are there? How these controls can be effective? How these controls can cover the main partners/suppliers with the main risks?); Current and active agreements and accordance, its characteristics and potential risks.



Despite any certifications that Brazilian companies already have, like ISO37001 certification, this Gap Analysis is indicated to foreign companies that want maintain any kind of relationship with Brazilians companies and want to be sure about their Anti-Bribery Management System implementation and effectiveness ever.

The Final Gap Report will be transparent and objective to show the current bribery risks; alert sings of bribery or misconduct risks; where these bribery risks are; why and how we´ve concluded that and, what would be the recommendation before to step forward with the partnership.


CGU Pró-Ethical Seal

CGU Pró-Ethical Seal is a bi-annual and voluntary recognition granted by the Brazilian Transparency Ministry for companies that have implemented and developed their own Integrity Program in comply with Ministry´s parameters: Tone from the Top; Politics and Procedures; Internal Communication and Trainings; Ethical Channel and Remediation; Risks´ Analysis and Monitoring; Transparency and Social Responsibilities. The audit methodology is 100% remote, focused in documents and registers submitted directly to CGU staff.

The Final Gap Report will be transparent and objective to show the current gaps of your Integrity Program to be in comply with the CGU´s requirements: nonconformities of procedures and politics; register´s fails; registers that haven´t existed; improvements opportunities. Our objective is going to be reduce the risks to achieve the required points to get the CGU Seal.

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