Codes of Conduct
Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics
Bristol-Myers Squibb's PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRITY: BMS Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics provides a summary of the important policies and procedures in conducting the company's business in a legal, ethical and responsible manner. The Standards provide specific guidance to company employees in assisting with the compliance of these policies and procedures. Good corporate governance is essential to the integrity of the company and the PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRITY: BMS Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics helps ensure that Bristol-Myers Squibb meets the highest standards of moral and ethical behavior in all of its business activities.
PRINCIPLES OF INTEGRITY: BMS Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics (PDF)
Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes that Third Parties have an important role in its success. We strive to conduct business only with Third Parties who share our commitment to the Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics for Third Parties (3P Standards). We encourage Third Parties to adopt and apply the 3P Standards, and to have processes and/or systems in place to support operating in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and industry codes. Specific requirements for adherence to the 3P Standards are included in contracts with third parties.
Our Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics for Third Parties
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for Directors
The Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for Directors provides directors of Bristol-Myers Squibb guidance with respect to recognizing and handling areas of ethical issues, as well as information on how to report unethical conduct. This Code applies to all directors of Bristol-Myers Squibb and is intended to help foster a culture of openness and accountability at the company.
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for Directors (PDF)
Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Officers
The Audit Committee has adopted a Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Officers that supplements the Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics by providing more specific requirements and guidance on certain topics. This Code applies to the chief executive officer, the chief financial officer, the controller, the treasurer and the heads of major business units.
Code of Ethics for Senior Financial Officers (PDF)
Our Compliance and Ethics Code of Conduct for U.S. Pharmaceuticals
(PDF: 219 KB)
Our Sharps Management Plan (PDF: 177 KB)
(Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Sharps Management Plan for the Continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii)
Required State Declarations
Our Annual Declaration of Compliance for the State of California (PDF: 87 KB)
Our Description for the State of California of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Comprehensive Compliance Program (PDF: 80 KB)
Our California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Disclosure (PDF: 53 KB)