Code of conduct audits
Codes of Conduct define desired professional conduct according to a company’s mission and values. Bureau Veritas provides dedicated Code of Conduct audits to measure performance and support compliance with these important benchmarks.
Today’s companies are well advised to have a Code of Conduct. It serves as an internal guideline to help employees consider ethical and compliance matters in decision-making. It also offers a public statement of the company’s commitment to high standards, reduces the risk of ethical misconduct and supports compliance with applicable legislation.
Falling within the broader category of social responsibility audits, Bureau Veritas’ Code of Conduct audits verify supplier compliance to company standards. We have audited thousands of suppliers globally on behalf of Fortune 500 companies.
Enhance your reputation
by ensuring adherence to conduct standards
Verify supplier compliance in four key areas
quality, safety, environment and social and labor practices
throughout the entire supply chain
Protect your brand
by identifying major supplier risks
Create targeted audit programs
focusing on the riskiest suppliers
Verify adherence to your conduct standards
Bureau Veritas’ Code of Conduct audits cover social, environmental and ethical conduct. Providing your Code of Conduct to suppliers and explaining that they will be audited demonstrates that you take your Code of Conduct seriously. Some clients choose to take a partnership approach in which they work alongside suppliers to implement improvements.