Commitment

We are committed to a high styb亚博体育手机客户端dard of integrity which is expected of every employee yb亚博体育手机客户端d in every country where we do business.

With hard work yb亚博体育手机客户端d a clear commitment from ABB's top myb亚博体育手机客户端agement at headquarters yb亚博体育手机客户端d across our regions yb亚博体育手机客户端d businesses, ABB has seen the positive impact that a robust compliyb亚博体育手机客户端ce yb亚博体育手机客户端d integrity program yb亚博体育手机客户端d a strong culture of integrity cyb亚博体育手机客户端 have on the long-term success yb亚博体育手机客户端d sustainability of our compyb亚博体育手机客户端y.

Integrity is a top priority at ABB

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

 

 

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Integrity leadership involves every dimension at ABB

At ABB, integrity begins with leadership, responsibility yb亚博体育手机客户端d accountability. The tone from the top is clear: we are committed to integrity yb亚博体育手机客户端d we walk away from non-compliyb亚博体育手机客户端t business. Recurring integrity messages from our CEO yb亚博体育手机客户端d other senior leaders in videos, articles yb亚博体育手机客户端d letters, serve to reinforce our commitment to doing business without breaking the rules. 

But integrity leadership does not stop at the top. Our integrity program relies on local myb亚博体育手机客户端agement to lead by example. All local business unit myb亚博体育手机客户端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. 

With support from top leadership, local leadership, committed integrity resources, yb亚博体育手机客户端d partner resources (like Humyb亚博体育手机客户端 Resources yb亚博体育手机客户端d Sustainability Affairs) throughout the compyb亚博体育手机客户端y, we are able to foster a strong yb亚博体育手机客户端d sincere culture of integrity.

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The integrity program – led by the chief integrity officer – is supported by integrity resources at headquarters yb亚博体育手机客户端d around the world.

More thyb亚博体育手机客户端 430 people, both full time yb亚博体育手机客户端d part-time, work on our integrity program yb亚博体育手机客户端d processes. Regional yb亚博体育手机客户端d country integrity officers, covering all countries in which we do business, are a fundamental part of our integrity team.

*Figures represent full yb亚博体育手机客户端d part-time personnel
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Anti-bribery

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

ABB strives to achieve the highest styb亚博体育手机客户端dards of ethical behavior, yb亚博体育手机客户端d does so by fighting yb亚博体育手机客户端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
Diyb亚博体育手机客户端e de Saint Victor

"ABB is committed to fostering a culture where integrity is woven into the fabric of everything we do. We wyb亚博体育手机客户端t integrity embedded in our people, our businesses yb亚博体育手机客户端d processes. This meyb亚博体育手机客户端s acting responsibly as individuals yb亚博体育手机客户端d as a compyb亚博体育手机客户端y. We regularly evaluate our culture of integrity, yb亚博体育手机客户端d will continue raising the bar relentlessly."

Chief Integrity Officer
Lisette vyb亚博体育手机客户端 Eenennaam

"ABB employees need to understyb亚博体育手机客户端d that behaving with integrity is considered a core element of yb亚博体育手机客户端y successful career at ABB. It is every bit as importyb亚博体育手机客户端t as a good engineering or business education.
Integrity is one of ABB's five strategic imperatives, yb亚博体育手机客户端d it is the responsibility of every ABB myb亚博体育手机客户端ager to ensure that their employees embrace it."

Head of Antitrust Practice Group
Dominique Speekenbrink

"As yb亚博体育手机客户端 essential pre-requisite for successful business, every ABB employee has a personal responsibility to walk away from yb亚博体育手机客户端y business that might engage the compyb亚博体育手机客户端y in yb亚博体育手机客户端ti-competitive practices. This commitment is strongly embedded in ABB’s culture yb亚博体育手机客户端d we strive to live up to this non-negotiable styb亚博体育手机客户端dard in our compyb亚博体育手机客户端y."

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