Abcam Extends ‘Speak up’ Hotline to Suppliers and Distributors
The ‘Speak up’ hotline and online portal, hosted by leading third-party provider EthicsPoint, can be used to submit reports by anyone that becomes aware of, or suspects, a breach or any kind of activity that goes against the requirements set out in Abcam’s Codes of Conduct. The platforms also provide the opportunity to receive guidance and feedback on any concerns raised in an anonymous forum.
Abcam’s Codes of Conduct represents the Company’s commitment to responsibly serving life scientists around the world, providing clear standards for its business, and the conduct and ethics that underpin its purpose. The Codes of Conduct applies both to Abcam and to its suppliers and distributors.
SVP Human Resources and Global Sponsor for Corporate & Social Responsibility at Abcam
The Codes of Conduct includes a responsibility to speak up when we see any behavior that compromises the Ten Principles, which includes being subjected to any form of human rights abuse, including modern slavery and human trafficking.
Full Codes or Conduct are published here.
Abcam follows the letter and the spirit of all laws and regulations that apply to its business, this includes recognizing and complying with all legal protections offered to whistle-blowers in the UK, the US and other relevant jurisdictions.