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Case Story Title

EADS' International Compliance Programme

Case Story Date


Issues Addressed

  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery

Case Story Category

Partnership Project

Countries of Impact

France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America

Case Description

The topics covered by this business case are the several rules and processes implemented by EADS since the year 2000, aiming at ensuring the groups compliance with its policies and procedures regarding the compliance with national and international rules and regulations relating to the fight against corruption in foreign trade, as well as at ensuring a fair competition for all international business opportunities.

This policy addresses the 10th Global Compact principle “Transparency and Fight against Corruption”. It is detailed in the EADS “Policy and Rules relating to Foreign Trade”, which apply to all international operations of the EADS Group entities, and which is intended to detect and prevent bribery risks in international sales. The policy has been published in EADS’ Corporate Handbook, which is available to all employees through the company intranet.
This case study aims at demonstrating the benefits and outcomes resulting from the implementation of this corporate policy.



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