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Ethics at Deloitte

It starts with integrity

Deloitte is committed to the highest levels of ethics and integrity. These elements form the core of everything we do – day in and day out – as we seek to make an impact that matters for our clients, our people, and our communities.

Our Principles of Business Conduct

We respect the trust placed in Deloitte by our clients, stakeholders, regulators, and the community. Sustaining this trust by providing high-quality services that are consistent with our ethical principles is an individual and collective responsibility at Deloitte. This is a vital requirement 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 Australian Principles of Business Conduct - 'Our Code'. 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
  • Confidentiality, privacy and data
  • Respect, diversity and fair treatment
  • Professional development and support
  • Anti-corruption
  • Responsible supply chain
  • Social responsibility

Find out more about how Deloitte is leading on ethics and integrity globally