December 8, 2011
H.B. Fuller’s 125-year history of doing business with integrity and innovating responsibly has earned the coveted global Ethics Inside® Certification from the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think tank dedicated to the research and promotion of best practices in corporate ethics and compliance. The Ethics Inside® Certification recognizes our strong culture of promoting responsible, sustainable business practices and stature as an ethical supplier.
Core to our corporate beliefs, we expect all of our employees to act with integrity and do the right thing at all times, and we are very pleased to receive this third-party recognition of our business principles and practices. Now our customers, business partners and investors can rely on this independent verification to provide objective assurance of H.B. Fuller’s adherence to high standards of ethics, compliance and governance.
After comprehensive review by Ethisphere, H.B. Fuller demonstrated that we have established systems in place to reasonably detect and prevent ethical and compliance violations, to ensure good governance and to promote corporate responsibility. The Ethics Inside® Certification showcases our commitment to maintaining the highest standards for ethics, citizenship, corporate responsibility and governance.
Ethisphere, the provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs, awards Ethics Inside® Certification exclusively to companies that have implemented adequate standards, systems and programs to reasonably prevent compliance failures and ethical breakdowns and also can demonstrate the existence of a superior employee and leadership culture that promotes ethical business practices. Ethisphere’s license credentialing partners look at more than 100 separate criteria during the certification process, including corporate citizenship and responsibility, overall compliance and ethics program, and governance programs and practices.
General Counsel, H.B. Fuller