Now more than ever, companies need to stay on top of their ethics. News of one scandal can break across the world in a matter of minutes and sully your company’s reputation for years.
Every company, regardless of industry or size, needs a strong code of ethics to emphasize the importance of ethical behaivor both internally and externally. This policy establishes the ethical character and values of the company, outlines the kinds of behavior the company encourages and prohibits, and give employees guidelines to follow.
Download this free code of ethics template to show employees and the public that you’re committed to running an ethical, honest business.
- Handy tips for using the template
- Complete table of contents
- Sample text for a message from the CEO
- Section headers with sample text
- Acknowledgement section for employees to certify compliance