Code of EthicsSince 2001, the Group has set down the ethical principles and rules to be followed in the conduct of its business in a Code of Ethics, based on the three Fundamental Ethical Rules concerning the fight against corruption and influence peddling, prohibition of anti-competitive practices and the obligation of accuracy and transparency in accounting and financial matters.
This Charter, updated several times and translated into 19 languages, is widely distributed to all Group subsidiaries around the world.
International Charter of Fundamental Social ValuesJCDecaux’s International Charter of Fundamental Social Values describes the Group’s commitment to respecting human rights, and strengthens the protection of fundamental social rights.
This Charter, initially published in 2012 and updated several times, is also translated into 19 languages and widely distributed to all Group subsidiaries around the world.
Reporting systemA system for alerting to or reporting potential or realised Ethics risks (in violation of Code of Ethics) or Vigilance (in violation of International Charter of Fundamental Social Values) has been rolled out since 2018 across all Group subsidiaries.
Accessible through jcdecaux.com or the subsidiary’s website, every employee of the JCDecaux Group as well as every third-party is entitled to action this procedure, to alert either the line manager or the Secretariat of the Group Vigilance Committee directly. The whistleblower benefits from all legal safeguards and full confidentiality.
Supplier Code of Conduct
The Supplier Code of Conduct makes clear what JCDecaux expects from its suppliers on social, ethical, health and safety and environmental topics. The Code must be signed by each new supplier and by all of the Group’s key suppliers.
The Supplier Code of Conduct was rolled out in 2014 and updated in 2018 to take into account new demands linked to regulatory changes. The Supplier Code of Conduct is available in 9 languages.