Ethics and Compliance

Bertling conducts business ethically

Bertling is committed to conducting its business in an ethical manner, in accordance with the values and principles set out in its Values and Code of Conduct. The Values and Code encapsulate Bertling's owners', directors' and senior management's commitments to ensuring the highest standard of ethical conduct in the way Bertling conducts its business.

It details the business principles to be followed in dealing with Bertling's stakeholders, as well as the rules of individual responsibility that Bertling's employees are expected to demonstrate.

Bertling also expects its suppliers and business partners to adhere to the same principles. Bertling's core values set out in its Values and Code are designed to ensure professionalism in all that it does, respect for employees, an on-going concern for safety and environmental protection and a commitment to contribute to the development of the communities where we do business.

The core principles underpinning Bertling's Values and Code of Conduct are:

  • Respect for people
  • Preventing corruption and fraud
  • Upholding human rights
  • Promoting free competition
  • Promoting financial transparency


Integration of Ethics and Compliance into the Bertling Business

Integrating ethics and compliance into a company’s business culture is the most effective way of ensuring that business operations are compliant wherever they operate in the world. Achieving this, however, is the real challenge.

Find out more about integrating Ethics and Compliance into the Bertling Business 
Find out more about how Bertling strengthens its ability to combat bribery and corruption


Bertling’s Values and Code of Conduct is available in the following languages:


Bertling’s Code of Conduct for Suppliers and 3rd Party Intermediaries is available in the following languages:


Bertling’s Ethical Business Statement

Bertling is committed to applying the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity in its business activities wherever it does business.


Ethics Helpline

To report violations of the law or the Values and Code Conduct you can call the Bertling Ethics Helpline. The Helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is operated by an independent company. You may remain anonymous.

  • Bertling Helpline: +1 704 552 86 84

Alternatively you can send an email to to report your compliance matter. Bertling will take immediate action.

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Code of Conduct
Bertling's global compliance strategy is summarised in the Code of Conduct.
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Corporate Social Responsibility Bertling seeks to support the welfare of local communities in the regions in which it operates worldwide. More about CSR at Bertling

 Corporate Social Responsibility

In compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act, Bertling has issued the following 

Bertling UK Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement