The ASCI Ethics Committee

Ethics is the moral principles influencing our behaviours and actions, determining our choices, and shaping our daily lives. 

Supporting ASCI’s vision of “Professionalising Supply Chain Management” it is building a culture of good ethical practice. Following ethical norms and principles help to promote the general aims of this vision, such as the search for knowledge and the intention to avoid errors. It also promotes values central to successful collaboration, including respect, trust, and accountability in the workplace. The ASCI Ethics Management Program is integral to holding members accountable to societies and communities, which builds public trust in the supply chain profession.

The Ethics Committee oversees the implementation and maintenance of the ASCI Ethics Management Program and its Code of Ethics. The committee guides policy and issues relating to ethics and professional standards in the supply chain domain, identifying current and emerging topics relevant to the profession. Provide commentary and feedback on public consultation.

The Ethics Management Program offers ASCI Members of all classes access to a professionalisation focused Ethics Program, which includes: 

  • Grievance processes, including investigation, disciplinary, penalties and appeals
  • a Professional Conduct Statement with mandatory minimum standards of conduct and principles covering ethics in the supply chain
  • access to relevant coaching, guidance, and webinars.

The Ethics Committee is dedicated to establishing shared values, culture, ethos, and mindset in the Supply Chain domain. In establishing and maintaining these, the Committee investigates complaints against ASCI members for violations of the Code of Conduct and Professional Standards.