2022 Trade Winds was a success…

Thank you for visiting us at Trade Winds! Corporate Research and Investigations Limited (CRI Group) was delighted to take its place at the 2022 Trade Winds As the largest annual U.S. government trade mission, Trade Winds was held at Dubai on March 6-8, 2022 at the InterContinental Festival City, at the same time as World Expo. Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service, Trade Winds featured pre-scheduled meetings with the U.S. Commercial Diplomats from over 20 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, exciting conference programming and plenty of networking! 

Trade Winds was a great opportunity to have meaningful conversations with many of you. Conversations on how to protect your organization from liability, business interruption and brand damage by partnering with the CRI Group. Our 3PRMTM solution address various specific areas, including:

  • Third-Party Integrity Due Diligence and Screening: ensure global compliance, provides adequate monitoring and protection against potential litigation;
  • 3PRM Enhanced Background Checks: uncovers derogatory information within the public and private record resources through risk-based background checks, including investigative research into suppliers and individuals, ultimate-beneficial owners;
  • ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System: CRI Group’s independent and accredited Certification Body can examine your Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption procedures and issue an accredited Certification; and
  • ISO 37301 Compliance Management System: CRI Group’s independent certification body helps companies worldwide to increase and measure their efforts against regulatory compliance risks.

It was a pleasure seeing you at the 2022 Trade Winds! We hope you enjoy the experience as much as we did. However, if you feel like you missed out, please reach out and find out how we can help you with your risk management strategies, wherever you happen to be. 


Thank you for visiting us at Trade Winds

Thank you for visiting us at Trade Winds

Thank you for visiting us at Trade Winds

Thank you for visiting us at 2022 Trade Winds

Thank you for visiting us at Trade Winds

Thank you for visiting us at Trade Winds

In the meantime, around the world, COVID-19 and social justice movements forced a reckoning, and even as more organizations transition back to – or at least toward – business as usual, issues like climate change; the ensuing competition for talent; cancel culture and corporate fraud; are accelerating trends worldwide. Activists’ and investors’ voices are growing louder and more influential in board governance. Customers are influencing what organizations sell and what it’s made of, and how it’s delivered, so building organizations with purpose is key today. We offer actionable insights on making it happen, from compliance to employee screening, head out to our insights section, and please tell us what you think – and what kinds of data and insights would be most helpful to you.

About Trade Winds

Trade Winds is a multifaceted program designed to help companies achieve growth and exposure in specific markets or regions worldwide. All companies participate in the Trade Winds Forum, which includes a business conference, meetings with U.S. commercial diplomats from the region, networking opportunities, two receptions, and a sponsor exhibition. The average Trade Winds Forum attracts over 300 attendees and is the main gathering for all registered individuals. For questions, please contact TradeWinds@trade.gov.

Who is CRI Group?

Based in London, CRI Group™ works with companies across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific as a one-stop international Risk ManagementEmployee Background ScreeningBusiness IntelligenceDue Diligence and other professional Investigative Research solutions provider. We have the largest proprietary network of background-screening analysts and investigators across the Middle East and Asia. Our global presence ensures that no matter how international your operations are we have the network needed to provide you with all you need, wherever you happen to be. CRI Group™ also holds BS 102000:2013 and BS 7858:2012 Certifications, is an HRO certified provider and partner with Oracle.

In 2016, CRI® Group launched Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption (ABAC) Center of Excellence – an independent certification body that provides education and certification services for individuals and organizations on a wide range of disciplines and ISO standards, including ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management- GuidelinesISO 37000:2021 Governance of OrganisationsISO 37002:2021 Whistleblowing Management SystemISO 37301:2021 (formerly ISO 19600) Compliance Management system (CMS)Anti-Money Laundering (AML); and ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management Systems ABMS. ABAC offers a complete suite of solutions designed to help organizations mitigate the internal and external risks associated with operating in multi-jurisdiction and multi-cultural environments while assisting in developing frameworks for strategic compliance programs. Contact ABAC for more on ISO Certification and training.