Code of Ethics

Allan & Associates is committed to the highest standards of ethical business practice. We believe we have a duty to preserve our environment and help make the world a fairer place to live and work. All members of staff are chosen for their integrity, as well as for their skills and experience.

Endorser Logo_gradient_blue_RGBAllan & Associates is proud to support the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact as part of our commitment to furthering the global effort to improve Human Rights, Labour Standards, Environmental Protections and the Anti-Bribery & Corruption agenda.

Allan & Associates will publish its first Communication on Progress (CoP) by June 2017.

Further information on the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the Communication on Progress can be found here >

Allan & Associates is also a proud member of Transparency International’s Business Integrity Forum.  The Business Integrity Forum is a network of international companies committed to developing and promoting best practices in anti-corruption and ethical commerce.

We work in areas of the world where corruption is common and we witness first-hand the damage corruption does to social and economic development.  We understand it is often the poorest and most vulnerable communities that corruption harms most and we believe we have a duty to demonstrate all companies can operate ethically and successfully, anywhere in the world.

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Further information on the Business Integrity Forum can be found here >


OUR VALUES

Curiosity

Allan & Associates only employs the highest calibre staff who are inspired by the challenges of the contemporary world.  We take pride in solving complex problems and testing conventional wisdom so we can achieve excellence through thoughtful innovation.

Objectivity

Allan & Associates is entirely independent and politically neutral so we can always maintain our values and pursue the best interests of our Clients.  We will never give or receive bribes, or permit any other conflict of interest which undermines our business integrity.

Courage

Allan & Associates strives to always do the right thing at the right time, even if it seems difficult or risks embarrassment.  We should never be afraid to say ‘No’ or ‘Stop’ if something isn’t right and we endeavour to learn from our mistakes.

Empathy

Empathy for our colleagues; for our Clients; and for the communities we work in.  The deeper our understanding of the world in which we work, the more effective and more rewarding our work becomes.


OUR COMMITMENTS

We make the following commitments to our Clients:

  • We will operate to the highest global standards
  • We will not pay bribes or provide inducements for services or information
  • We will deliver cost-effective solutions
  • We will follow all laws and regulations of the countries in which we operate
  • All information provided by Clients will be treated in the strictest confidence
  • Our staff will not accept gifts of value from Clients, suppliers, contractors or any other third party
  • We will not accept commissions from manufacturers or suppliers of security equipment or manpower services

We are a completely independent company that does not sell or market equipment or manpower services on behalf of third parties. All our advice is based on the best interests of our Clients, not on commissions from equipment suppliers or other service providers.