Ethics & Compliance

Values. 100% coverage Code of Conduct.

Policy. 0 tolerance for bribery and corruption.

Speak up. 24/7 independent Ethics Hotline.

Ethics and compliance is a matter of personal integrity. Everyone is responsible for doing the right thing.

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Putting integrity, respect and
accountability at the core of
our decision-making process
is key to support our strategy.
Philippe Dereeper - Chief Compliance Officer, and Executive Secretary to the Supervisory Board
Philippe Dereeper
Chief Compliance Officer,
and Executive Secretary to the Supervisory Board
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As one of the world’s leaders in semiconductors, we have a responsibility to lead by example. We conduct our business with the highest ethical standards, honor our commitments, deliver on our promises, are loyal and fair and stand up for what is right.


We behave with openness, trust and simplicity; we are ready to share our knowledge, encourage everyone’s contribution, develop our people through empowerment, teamwork and training; each one of us is committed and personally involved in the continuous improvement process.

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We strive for quality and customer satisfaction and create value for all our partners; we are flexible, encourage innovation, develop our competences, seek responsibility and are accountable for our actions; we act with discipline, base our decisions on facts and focus on the priorities.

At STMicroelectronics, we are Building Trust together

See something? Say something!

The Company’s Management strives for the cultivation of a Speak Up culture, allowing everyone to express any concern they might have regarding possible violation of the principles contained in our Code of Conduct, internal policies and the law.

ST's Ethics Hotline, operated by an independent third party provider, is reachable 24/7 online or by phone.

Speak Up

If you have any concern or if you witness any inappropriate behavior, please speak up.

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Fighting bribery and corruption

Fighting bribery and corruption

ST has a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption, regardless of the identity or position of the originator or recipient of any bribe. It is also strictly forbidden for anybody in ST to use Company funds or assets to make a political contribution.

Our anti-bribery and corruption policy and Addendum are available to all and provide clear definitions regarding instances of bribery and corruption and include detailed descriptions of the Company’s rules for engaging with third-parties.

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Ethics, Compliance & Privacy at ST:  a few key milestones


1st Business Conduct & Ethic Policy


Signature by ST of UN Global Compact


ST's values:

Integrity, People, Excellence


Launch of ST's Speak Up program and Hotline


Refreshed Code of Conduct


New anti-corruption policy


Launch of ST's Privacy Portal


New Speak Up Policy and Ethics Hotline