Policies, codes and standards

Policies, codes and standards

We believe how we deliver is just as important as what we deliver.

At GSK, we rely on people inside our business, and those we work with outside our company, to work responsibly and adhere to high standards that reflect our company ethos and values.

Our values and expectations are enforced through our Company Code of Conduct and robust compliance processes.

GSK Code of Conduct

Everything we do is guided by our commitment to our company values – transparency, respect for people, integrity and patient focus. The foundation of this commitment is laid out in our Code of Conduct.

All of our staff are expected to read, understand and abide by our company Code of Conduct. We support their understanding with training and guidance so we can make the right decisions in any situation.

GSK Third Party Code of Conduct

GSK strives to conduct business with third parties (including complementary workers, suppliers and other business partners) who share our commitment to high
ethical standards and operate in a responsible and ethical manner. Accordingly, all of our third parties are expected to read, understand and abide by our company Third Party Code of Conduct.

Visit our global website to read the GSK Code of Conduct, and for more information on our other global policies and standards. 

Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC) Programme

The Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABAC) Program is part of our global response to the threat and risk of bribery and corruption. The ABAC Handbook is designed to assist internal and external parties understand corruption risk and identify people’s responsibilities to actively combat both real and perceived corruption.

Related policy: GSK Policy on Preventing Corrupt Practices and Maintaining Standards of Documentation (PDF)

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Guidelines for Third Parties

We provide our Third Party Guidelines to all third parties that we engage with in order to make them aware of our anti-bribery and corruption policies and what we expect from them as our business partners.

New Zealand Industry Standards

GSK NZ also adheres to leading industry body standards as set out by the Medicines New Zealand Code of Practice and the New Zealand Self Medication Industry standards.