Saint-Ouen, France, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom announces that the three year period of self-reporting obligations that the Group agreed to as part of the Plea Agreement of 22 December 2014 has come to a successful completion. This achievement is the result of the company’s efforts during the period and a close cooperation with the US Department of Justice. The company remains committed to the highest level of integrity in its activities and will continue the development of its compliance program.
“It is with great satisfaction that we announce that Alstom has successfully concluded its three year period of self-reporting to the DOJ. This result is just another step in the development of our ethics and compliance culture and we take this opportunity to renew our commitment to uphold our high standards of integrity in all of our activities”, declares Pierrick Le Goff, General Counsel at Alstom.
Alstom remains fully committed to the principles of ethical business. Alstom has in place a strong compliance program, which ensures the strict respect of laws and regulations in force in all countries in which the Group operates, with prevention of corruption measures as a top priority. Alstom rules address and set clear guidelines for dealings with public authorities and customers and other areas of corruption risk. Alstom constantly seeks to improve its compliance program and implement best in class compliance rules and processes. Alstom was among the first companies in the World to obtain the AFAQ ISO 37001 certification awarded by AFNOR Certification following an audit carried out between March and May 2017, confirming its commitment to fight corruption.
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