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Corporate codes of Conduct

Baxter International, Inc.

This link provides access to Baxter's Corporate Governance Guidelines, a Snapshot of Baxter's Corporate Governance Practices, Securities Trading Policy, and Business Practice Standards. Additionally, information regarding Company Profile, Investor Information, and Policies on Doing Business and Business Practices can be found at


Boeing's Code of Business Conduct includes separate sections covering the actions of the board of directors and all employees.


Met Life

  1. Financial Management Code Conduct,1674,P4064,00.html
  2. Director's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics,1674,P4063,00.html
  3. Employee Code of Business Conduct and Ethics,1674,P4065,00.html
  4. Corporate Code of Conduct,1674,P4201,00.html

UPS Code of Conduct

  1. Finance Code of Professional Conduct
  2. Standards of Business Conduct
  3. Corporate Governance Guidelines
Other companies

List of Codes of Conduct for a variety of companies, including Baxter, Boeing, Compaq, Enron, HP, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Sara Lee, Texas Instruments, Verizon, and Willams-Sonoma, to name a few, can be found at this link.

Professional codes of Conduct

  1. Texas State Board of Public Accountancy$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=3&ti=22&pt=22
  2. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountancy (AICPA) Code of Professional Conduct
  3. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Mission Statement
  4. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rules of Practice
  5. Institute of Certified Management Accountants Rules
  1. The Certified Financial Analyst Institute's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  2. The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.'s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  3. Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct
  4. International Monetary Fund Code of Conduct for Staff
  5. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rules of Practice
  6. Association for Investment Management and Research Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
  1. American Marketing Association Code of Ethics
  2. The Federation Code on E-Commerce and Interactive Marketing
  3. Direct Selling Association Code of Ethics
  4. World Direct Selling Code of Conduct Toward Consumers
  5. Insurance Marketing Standards Association General Principles and Codes
  6. National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
  1. International Association of Administrative Professionals
  2. International Association of Business Communicators
  1. Internet Industry Code of Practice
  2. Internet Society's Internet Code of Conduct
Decision Sciences
  1. American Statistical Association – Ethical Guidelines for Statistical Practice
  2. UK National Statistics Code of Practice (Protocol on Professional Competence)
  1. Judicial Code of Conduct
  2. American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct
  3. International Bar Association Code of Ethics

International codes of Conduct

Other links to codes of Conduct

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions