We are committed to responsible business practices based on ethical principles, human rights, patient health, diversity, equality and inclusion and safety and well-being of our employees.

To meet the expectations society has of our industry, we strive to maintain high ethical standards and ensure we comply with applicable laws and regulations. We maintain a strong commitment to upholding human rights and mitigating societal and environmental risk across our value chain.


Code of Ethics

Our Code of Ethics sets out who we are, what we stand for, and the principles we hold ourselves accountable to.

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Doing business ethically

Novartis Anti-Bribery and Professional Practices Policy are covering areas of interaction with external stakeholders where there are potential identified risks. 

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Payments to Healthcare Professionals

Novartis discloses annually payments and other transfers of value in line with the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA).