Ethics and compliance

Exosens is committed to operate in accordance with the highest standards of social responsibility and ethical behaviour

Commitments and ethics

As a contractor or subcontractor for governmental entities in many countries, Exosens is committed to operate in accordance with the highest standards of social responsibility and ethical behaviour. We share a special trust with the different governmental authorities. That trust is to ensure that we perform contracts and provide services in a manner that fully satisfies both our legal obliga­tions under local and foreign applicable laws, as well as our own high ethical standards of integrity and quality.

The code of ethics

This document defines the rules of good conduct and the standards of pro­fessionalism expected to be maintained in all of our activities, both by all of Exosens’ Group companies, to any third-party represen­tative (Agent, Distributors, Consultants) and to all our Suppliers and business Partners, which we expect to uphold the same standards.

Its requirements are obviously in line with international laws and regulations of the countries in which we operate but it also includes guidelines to help its users make proper decisions, which are not always obvious, when facing a situation requiring arbitration.

The main subjects detailed in this document refer to business practices, as anti-corruption and influence peddling, export and International trade control, fair competition, data protection ; as well as labor & human rights or environmental protection.

General Best Practice Guidelines shared in this document

  1. What is the Business Ethics Policy?

Exosens is committed to operating in accordance with the highest standards of social responsibility and ethical behavior and to that extent, we engage in addressing major business ethics risks through this Business Ethics Policy.

This policy is our central policy document, outlining Exosens’ standards of business conduct and setting guidelines to choose the right behavior in any situation we may face in our everyday activities.

It is also designed to help us understand our legal obligations and ensure that we operate, at all times, both ethically and within the law.

  1. Who does this policy apply to?

This Policy applies to all Exosens’ Group Companies employees.

Managers having a strong responsibility for business ethics. It is their role to ensure that this Business Ethics Policy is understood and applied by their teams. They should be role models for doing what is right and hold their team members accountable for complying with this code of conduct.

  1. Where is this policy available?

This Policy is publicly available at all time on our corporate website. It is also available on the intranet and is given to every new employee during onboarding process.

  1. How to use this policy?

The first step is to read this Business Ethics Policy and get familiar with the Exosens’ ethical standards and expectations.

Its requirements are obviously in line with international laws and regulations of the countries in which Exosens operates but it also tries to give guidelines to its users, when facing a situation of conflict in principles, requiring arbitration that are not always obvious.

Of course, this code does not pretend to anticipate and solve each and every situation that may arise, but it aims arise to help ask ourselves the right questions, find the appropriate people to talk to and make the right decisions. The Compliance Department is in charge of compliance with this policy. 
At any time, you can launch the alert following the Whistleblowing procedure if any of the situations presented in this policy occurs.

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