Adverse Media Searches

Determine if potential business partners carry reputational risk

You invest so much time and effort into building your reputation. Don’t risk harming it by doing business with those engaged in illegal or unsavory activities.

While not explicitly unlawful to do business with entities with negative news coverage, it may not be worth risking your reputation to do so.

With Descartes Adverse Media Searches, details about the media coverage on Regulatory, Competitive, Financial, Environmental, Production, Social, and Labor related topics—including links to relevant news stories—are returned directly in your denied party screening solution, helping your organization to make an informed decision.

Protect Your Reputation
Avoid the embarrassment and damaged reputation that could be associated with working with organizations that may be involved in unsavory or unlawful activities.
Detailed Content
Adverse media searches include information on the company and secondary identifiers, categorized results, and, where applicable, government action identifiers.
Added Layer of Due Diligence
To make it easy to determine if a potential business partner carries risk of negatively impacting an organization’s reputation, the solution provides links to relevant stories that highlight potential involvement in unlawful and/or unsavory activities.
Built-in Recordkeeping and Audit Trail
Descartes Enhanced Risk Management solutions provide a full range of audit recording and due diligence that automatically record screening details and allow users to easily demonstrate their compliance activities.