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Code of Conduct

AICSCW members are expected to act in the best interest of the Institute and the Supply Chain Management profession, and in accordance with the constitution and by-laws of the Institute.

AICSCW members shall exercise honesty, objectivity, integrity, respect, accountability, responsibility and diligence in the performance of their duties and responsibilities
Members shall perform their duties in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and technical standards, complying with both their specifics and intent.

Members shall not knowingly engage in acts or activities that are discreditable to the profession of Supply Chain Management or to their organizations.

Members must avoid conflicts of interest, or the appearance of such, and will disclose any circumstances or interests that might influence judgment and objectivity.
Members shall not accept anything of value from an employee, client, customer, supplier, or business associate of their organization that could impair or be presumed to impair their professional judgment.

Members must at all times ensure that their client's or organizational information is treated in strict confidence.

An advertisement by any member must not contain any statement, promise or recommendation that is fraudulent, untrue or misleading.

Members shall present accurately and honestly all facts essential to the client's or employer's materials management decisions.

Members must at all times refrain from discrediting other materials management professionals / disciplines.
Members shall use funds appropriately and in accordance with the constitution and by-laws.

Competence and Professionalism
Members shall strive through personal initiative to maintain professional competence, and keep abreast of emerging issues, world trends, etc. in the field of Supply Chain Management

It is strongly suggested that members continuously and actively participate in formal or informal educational and professional activities related to Supply Chain Management

Members shall contribute to the development of Supply Chain Management profession through the sharing of skills, ideas, and participation in networking to promote and enhance the competence of the profession.

• AICSCW members are expected to act in the best interest of the Institute and the Materials management profession, and in accordance with the constitution and by-laws of the Institute.
• AICSCW members shall exercise honesty, objectivity, integrity, respect, accountability, responsibility and diligence in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
• Members shall perform their duties in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and technical standards, complying with both their specifics and intent.
• Members shall not knowingly engage in acts or activities that are discreditable to the profession of Materials management or to their organizations.
• Members must avoid conflicts of interest, or the appearance of such, and will disclose any circumstances or interests that might influence judgment and objectivity.
• Members shall not accept anything of value from an employee, client, customer, supplier, or business associate of their organization that could impair or be presumed to impair their professional judgment.
• Members must at all times ensure that their client's or organizational information is treated in strict confidence.
• An advertisement by any member must not contain any statement, promise or recommendation that is fraudulent, untrue or misleading.
• Members shall present accurately and honestly all facts essential to the client's or employer's materials management decisions.
• Members must at all times refrain from discrediting other materials management professionals / disciplines.
• Members shall use funds appropriately and in accordance with the constitution and by-laws.

Your commitment to the profession
The purpose of this code of conduct is to define behaviours and actions which AICSCW members must commit to maintain as long as they are members of AICSCW.

Use of the code
Members of AICSCW Africa are required to uphold this code and to seek commitment to it by all the parties they engage with in their professional practice.
Members should encourage their organisation to adopt an ethical procurement and supply policy based on the principles of this code and raise any matter of concern relating to business ethics at an appropriate level within their organisation.
Members’ conduct will be judged against the code and any breach may lead to action under the disciplinary rules set out in the Institute’s Royal Charter. Members are expected to assist any investigation by AICSCW in the event of a complaint being made against them. Find out more about the complaints and disciplinary procedure.

As a member of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, I will:

Enhance and protect the standing of the profession, by:
•    never engaging in conduct, either professional or personal, which would bring the profession or the Africa Institute of Chartered Supply Chain & Warehousing (AICSCW) into disrepute
•    not accepting inducements or gifts (other than any declared gifts of nominal value which have been sanctioned by my employer)
•    not allowing offers of hospitality or those with vested interests to influence, or be perceived to influence, my business decisions
•    being aware that my behaviour outside my professional life may have an effect on how I am perceived as a professional

Maintain the highest standard of integrity in all business relationships, by:
•    rejecting any business practice which might reasonably be deemed improper
•    never using my authority or position for my own financial gain
•    declaring to my line manager any personal interest that might affect, or be seen by others to affect, my impartiality in decision making
•    ensuring that the information I give in the course of my work is accurate and not misleading
•    never breaching the confidentiality of information I receive in a professional capacity
•    striving for genuine, fair and transparent competition
•    being truthful about my skills, experience and qualifications

Promote the eradication of unethical business practices, by:
•    fostering awareness of human rights, fraud and corruption issues in all my business relationships
•    responsibly managing any business relationships where unethical practices may come to light, and taking appropriate action to report and remedy them
•    undertaking due diligence on appropriate supplier relationships in relation to forced labour (modern slavery) and other human rights abuses, fraud and corruption
•    continually developing my knowledge of forced labour (modern slavery), human rights, fraud and corruption issues, and applying this in my professional life

Enhance the proficiency and stature of the profession, by:
•    continually developing and applying knowledge to increase my personal skills and those of the organisation I work for
•    fostering the highest standards of professional competence amongst those for whom I am responsible
•    optimising the responsible use of resources which I have influence over for the benefit of my organisation

Ensure full compliance with laws and regulations, by:
•    adhering to the laws of the countries in which I practise, and in countries where there is no relevant law in place I will apply the standards inherent in this Code
•    fulfilling agreed contractual obligations
•    following AICSCW guidance on professional practice

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