Global Reporting Initiative Reports

GRI Indicator 102-16
Reporting Level Complete

Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics

Interpublic’s Code of Conduct forms the foundation of how we interact with one another, with our vendors and with our clients. It helps ensure that we operate ethically and transparently as we perform our jobs.

It is the policy of Interpublic Group that all marketing communications or services that are prepared or provided by an Interpublic Company should not in any respect be false, deceptive or misleading. Additionally, all marketing communications or services should be prepared in compliance with local customs and laws regulating marketing communication or services and should be an honest communication.

All marketing communication or services prepared or offered by Interpublic Group should take into account the customs or cultures of any given society to which the communication is intended.

Interpublic’s Code of Conduct forms the foundation of how we interact with one another, with our vendors and with our clients. It helps ensure that we operate ethically and transparently as we perform our jobs. Each year, employees are required to take a course that reviews the code and focuses on particularly relevant topics in the code. We have had great success with employee participation in these courses. Participation rates for the past two years follow:

 

For 2017 Code of Conduct: 97%

For 2018 Code of Conduct: 95%