Crown Agents' Ethical and Compliance approach
Integrity and Financial Probity
Crown Agents has a long and honorable tradition of operating its business to the highest standards of integrity and financial probity. We maintain a zero tolerance approach to all forms of fraud, bribery, and corruption wherever we operate.
Global Ethical and Compliance System
Crown Agents' Global Ethical and Compliance System (GEACS) supports this zero tolerance approach and seeks to give assurance that Crown Agents, its employees, directors, officers, consultants, and other business partners respect and uphold:
- the laws applicable to all the countries in which we operate;
- our zero tolerance approach to all forms of fraud, bribery and corruption wherever we operate;
- our Ethics Policy; and,
- our internal polices and authorities
Ethical and Compliance Department
Crown Agents' Ethical and Compliance Department administers and oversees GEACS under the direction of the Chief Compliance Officer, who reports directly to the Chief Executive, and who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reporting and Whistleblowing
Anyone, including members of the general public, who suspects that Crown Agents or any of our employees directors, officers, consultants, suppliers, or other business partners is not respecting or upholding any of our legal or ethical framework listed above or our Global Code of Conduct or our Anti-Corruption Policy for Associated Persons, is encouraged to either report the matter directly to the Chief Compliance Officer (who can be contacted by email at email@example.com, or by direct dial telephone on +44 (0)20 8710 6041), or using The Ethical Line (TEL), Crown Agents' confidential whistleblowing hotline, details of which can be found in the Guidance reporting and whistleblowing and the Reporting and whistleblowing policy. Anonymous reports are accepted if required.