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Our Compliance & Business Ethics Program outlines this commitment and aims at implementing it through awareness-raising and training, using the guiding principles and prescriptions laid out in our Business Conduct & Ethics Code and our other compliance policies and procedures.

Arkema Business Conduct & Ethics Code

The Code of Conduct is the cornerstone of our Compliance Program. It sets out the general requirements that Arkema must meet vis-à-vis all of its stakeholders and describes the principles and rules of conduct that each Group employee must comply with.

Our Business Conduct & Ethics Code is available in 13 languages.

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Business Conduct & Ethics Code

Code of Conduct for Arkema Suppliers

The commitment of suppliers and subcontractors to ethics, compliance and sustainable development is at the heart of the Arkema group's responsible purchasing approach.

To this end, our Code of Conduct for Arkema Suppliers sets out the minimum rules of conduct expected from suppliers and subcontractors working with the Arkema group.

It is available in 7 languages.
 

Arkema Anti-Corruption Policy

Our Anti-Corruption Policy supplements our Business Conduct & Ethics Code as regards to anti-bribery and anti-corruption, by defining and giving concrete examples of the different types of behavior likely to be characterized as acts of bribery, corruption or influence peddling, and setting out the minimum set of rules applicable to Group employees with respect to gifts and invitations.

Our Anti-Corruption Policy is available in 13 languages.

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Arkema group whistleblowing system

Our whistleblowing system offers the possibility for Group employees and other Group stakeholders to report non-compliances related to the Arkema group, which they are aware of. It is a reporting channel which complements traditional internal reporting channels (management, staff representatives, human resources etc.) and external reporting channels.

This system can be used by sending email to the dedicated address alert@arkema.com, subject to compliance with the provisions of the procedure that governs it.

Our Whistleblowing Procedure is available in 13 languages.  
 

Organization of the Compliance function

In Arkema, an Ethics and Compliance team, composed of in-house lawyers based in the main geographic areas where the Group operates, is responsible for the appropriate and effective implementation of the Compliance Program and ensures that all the rules are applied. This team is part of the Legal Department. The Group General Counsel and the Group Head of Compliance meet with Arkema's Chairman and CEO on a quarterly basis to discuss ongoing compliance topics.

A Compliance Committee, which brings together the Legal, Human Resources, Internal Control and Audit, Security, Credit Management, Sustainable Development and Procurement Departments, provides support and guidance on the actions led by the Ethics and Compliance team and presents a quarterly report to the Executive Committee of the Group.
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