Ethical and social responsibility

Social responsibility

Social responsibility is a key component of BSI’s values of integrity, independence and innovation. BSI’s commitments in this area, and the actions it has taken toward fulfilling them, is set out in BSI’s Social Responsibility Report.

Business ethics

BSI prides itself on its highly ethical approach to all its undertakings and has set out the core values it brings to its business in BSI’s Code of Business Ethics. The Code of Business Ethics is actively promoted to employees throughout the Group.

Anti-bribery and corruption

It is BSI policy to maintain the highest standards of integrity in all business dealings. BSI is committed to conducting its business dealings and relationships in a fair, honest and lawful way and has a zero tolerance approach to bribery and corruption.


BSI Group has a confidential ‘whistle-blowing’ telephone service which is independently maintained by an external provider, Expolink, and which allows employees and individuals outside BSI to report anonymously any practices they consider to be in breach of BSI’s Code of Business Ethics or otherwise improper.