We take seriously the responsibilities that being a leader come with. We are individually accountable and collectively responsible. Sounds ethics is a good business. At Helsinn we hold ourselves and conduct our business to high standards of fairness, honesty and integrity.
"We adhere to the highest ethical standards, observe strict compliance with relevant laws, rules and regulations, and promote a culture of strong risk discipline across the businesses"
A synopsis of Helsinn Policies on Business Conduct Standards and Ethics.
The Gold Book specifies and clarifies the key expectations regarding integrity in business addressing topics such as bribery, discrimination and fair treatment, gifts, dealing with business parties and conflicts of interest.
Helsinn Group Vice Chairman and CEO
The key expectations regarding integrity in business are set forth in the Helsinn Code for Caring. The Gold Book is designed to further specify and explain integrity-related aspects.
With the Gold Book Helsinn is pursuing the following objectives:
Employees who have any doubts about correct business behavior or who believe that the Helsinn Group Code for Caring has been violated, should address related questions to the Group Compliance Officer, Compliance Department or via Speak Up Channel.
The Red Book reinforces the idea that our interactions with health care professionals are professional exchanges designed to benefit patients and to enhance the practice of medicine. It seeks to ensure that Helsinn conducts such interaction in a truthful manner, avoiding conflicts of interest with healthcare professionals, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
The Red Book has been released in order to have transparent, globally harmonized and standardized processes when interacting with:
Our relationships with healthcare professionals, including our interactions with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and others who administer, prescribe, purchase or recommend regulated healthcare products, must meet the highest standards of integrity. All interactions with healthcare professionals by Helsinn around the world must comply with applicable laws, regulations, professional requirements and industry codes of conduct or practice.
Our group policies reinforce the following areas: