Deloitte's quality and ethical practice

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Quality and ethical practice

At Deloitte Australia

Deloitte’s commitment to quality and integrity underlies everything we do – day in and day out – as we seek to make an impact that matters for clients, our people, and our communities.

Our Principles of Business Conduct

We respect the trust placed in Deloitte by our clients, investors, regulators, and the community. Sustaining this trust by providing high-quality services that comply with our professional, ethical and social commitments is an individual and collective responsibility at Deloitte. This is a vital tenet of being a Responsible Business.

The tone is set by our firm’s leadership. Our culture and ethical principles are driven by our CEO and fully endorsed by our board of partners and National Executive.

Our ethical principles are set out in our Code of Ethical Conduct. Capturing our vision, values and the way we work together, the Code articulates nine principles which are fundamental to ethical decision making. These principles are:

  • Objectivity
  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Competence
  • Fair business practices
  • Professional behaviour
  • Confidential and data protection
  • Respect, diversity and fair treatment
  • Professional development and support
  • Anti-corruption
  • Responsible supply chain
  • Social responsibility.

The Code is underpinned by seven signals, including an important commitment to ‘talk straight’, 'empower and trust', and 'continuously grow and improve' which underpin the Deloitte culture.

These values and principles are supported by our system of quality control, which reinforces our commitment to integrity, ethics and quality.

“Deloitte’s commitment to quality and integrity underlies everything we do – day in and day out – as we seek to make an impact that matters for clients, our people, and our communities." David Lombe - Ethics Officer, Deloitte Australia

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Our Principles of Business Conduct

Responsible Business Report 2016

Responsible Business is fundamental to Deloitte Australia’s strategic objective to make a positive impact on our people, our clients, our environment and our community.

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