Civil Society Implementation
The CoST implementing bodies include staff from the following civil society organisations, each of which is not only in support of CoST principles but striving to make them a reality.
Transparency International - The well-known international anti-corruption organisation has been a strong supporter of CoST since its inception. The Chairman of the CoST Interim Board is the former Director of Global Programmes at TI's Berlin headquarters, the Chairs of two of the country MSGs (Philippines and Zambia) are representatives from the local TI chapter, and TI is also represented on the Ethiopian MSG.
Engineers Against Poverty - EAP is a is a specialist NGO working in the field of engineering and international development. Two of EAP's senior staff are key advisors within the CoST International Secretariat.
Institution of Civil Engineers - ICE strives to promote and progress civil engineering as a qualifying body, a centre for the exchange of specialist knowledge, and a provider of resources to encourage innovation and excellence in the profession worldwide. The ICE host the CoST UK MSG.
Intergity Action - Integrity Action is an independent, international non-governmental organisation, registered as a charity in the UK. It was founded on the conviction that integrity offers the single largest opportunity for improvements in sustainable and equitable development worldwide. The Civil Society Advisor to the CoST International Secretariat is provided by Integrity Action.