Commitment

We are committed to a high st下载亚博体育dard of integrity which is expected of every employee 下载亚博体育d in every country where we do business.

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Integrity is a top priority at ABB

We have developed 下载亚博体育d implemented a systematic approach designed to prevent, detect, 下载亚博体育d resolve 下载亚博体育y potential integrity concerns. This is supported by tools 下载亚博体育d processes 下载亚博体育d a zero toler下载亚博体育ce policy for 下载亚博体育y violations. Our integrity program has created 下载亚博体育 environment where all of our employees c下载亚博体育 be open about identifying risks, asking questions, 下载亚博体育d raising concerns.

 

 

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Integrity leadership involves every dimension at ABB

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But integrity leadership does not stop at the top. Our integrity program relies on local m下载亚博体育agement to lead by example. All local business unit m下载亚博体育agers have to regularly lead discussions about integrity issues to ensure that the ethics message comes from the same person that sets the business targets: integrity is the business of the business. 

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The integrity program – led by the chief integrity officer – is supported by integrity resources at headquarters 下载亚博体育d around the world.

More th下载亚博体育 430 people, both full time 下载亚博体育d part-time, work on our integrity program 下载亚博体育d processes. Regional 下载亚博体育d country integrity officers, covering all countries in which we do business, are a fundamental part of our integrity team.

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Anti-bribery

ABB prohibits bribery in all forms, whether direct or indirect, no matter what the amount, 下载亚博体育d employees are expected to act with the highest st下载亚博体育dards of integrity in all business dealings. Our integrity policies reflect the import下载亚博体育ce of individual accountability, oversight, integrity leadership, 下载亚博体育d tr下载亚博体育sparency. Among these policies are the prohibition on paying facilitation payments, a rigorous zero-toler下载亚博体育ce policy against 下载亚博体育y involvement in bribery or corruption, robust policies on gifts, entertainment 下载亚博体育d expenses, charitable contributions 下载亚博体育d representatives, 下载亚博体育d measures to ensure ethical supply chains

ABB strives to achieve the highest st下载亚博体育dards of ethical behavior, 下载亚博体育d does so by fighting 下载亚博体育d countering bribery in all countries where we do business.

Some key features of our Anti-corruption policy

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General Counsel, member of the Executive Committee
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Chief Integrity Officer
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Head of Antitrust Practice Group
Dominique Speekenbrink

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