Our Principles

At Bristol Myers Squibb, our values and principles guide every decision we make and commit us to the highest standard of moral and ethical behaviour. We promise to act on our belief that the priceless ingredient of every product we make is the integrity of its maker.

Principles of Integrity

The BMS Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics embodies our high standards of ethical behavior and forms the basis for our interactions with our employees, patients, customers, shareholders, and the global community.

The Principles of Integrity provide guidance to help all of us continue ethical decision-making. These principles serve as the foundation for BMS policies and procedures and are a significant element of our Compliance program.

Third Parties

We recognize that Third Parties have an important role in our 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.

Standards of Business Conduct and Ethics for Third Parties

Reporting Compliance Concerns

The Bristol Myers Squibb Integrity Line is a telephone and web-based confidential reporting system hosted by Navex Global.