Ethics. Uncompromising integrity, honesty, and fairness are at the heart of our company.
—from Bechtel’s Vision + Values
At Bechtel, our reputation for adhering to the highest standards of business ethics is one of our most valuable assets. We stand by everything we do.
Bechtel does not tolerate behavior that is unfair or unethical, and all employees are required to comply with these standards and with applicable local, state, federal, and in-country laws.
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Bechtel is a member of Transparency International-USA, a nongovernmental organization dedicated to increasing government accountability and curbing both international and national corruption.
Bechtel has a long-standing policy of zero tolerance for bribery. The company also is a signatory to the historic Principles for Countering Bribery, an initiative of the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative in partnership with Transparency International and the Basel Institute on Governance.
Bechtel's ethics and compliance officer, Nancy Higgins, is an active, long-time member of the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association. Adrian Zaccaria, Bechtel's vice chairman, spoke to the association's members in April 2009.