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Ethics

Arup is committed to operating at the highest ethical standards. We aim to act honestly and fairly in our dealings with clients, partners, suppliers and the communities we work in.

Our ethical standards policy commits us to:

  • Act honourably and with integrity in all our business dealings

  • Ensure that no financial or other inducements to gain or retain work are offered or accepted by or on behalf of Arup

  • Recognise the duty of confidentiality in all our client relationships and give it the highest importance

  • Identify and address any potential conflicts of interest

  • Endeavour to raise the ethical standards of global business in the market in which we operate 

  • Give people working at all levels in Arup the training, advice and information they need 

  • Integrate ethical considerations into our design and business decisions 

  • Provide pro bono services where appropriate and engage with the wider community.

In meeting above objectives, we will:

  • Comply with all the legal and other requirements of the countries in which we work

  • Justify the trust of our clients by prioritising their interests in the work we do for them

  • Take steps to see that all our people are aware of, and follow, our Ethics Code of Practice

  • Appoint a group board director with responsibility for ethical business practices

  • Undertake due diligence on our clients, joint venture partners, agents and other advisors

  • Participate in industry forums to promote industry best practice

  • Sustain our long-term success and enhance our reputation.