Participation in any kind of business or activity which competes with or is detrimental to AACI, or which may affect the impartiality and integrity of AACI or the employees concerned, is prohibited.

 

No employee nor subcontractor of AACI shall at any time participate, either directly or indirectly, in any kind of business or activity which competes with or is detrimental to AACI, or which may affect the impartiality and integrity of AACI, the employee and subcontractor.

 

No employee nor subcontractor of AACI shall use any information in a way that may reasonably create a basis for questioning the integrity of AACI. Board of Directors membership or similar functions of an employee in governing bodies of organizations/institutions of a commercial nature shall be approved. If the organizations/institutions could be perceived as a competitor to AACI, such engagement must be approved by the CEO.

 

No employee nor subcontractor of AACI shall have any financial or other interest, directly or indirectly, in any business or activity which is of such a nature that the fact of his/her having such interest, could throw suspicion on the integrity and impartiality of the employee, subcontractor or AACI. If in doubt, the employee or subcontractors shall consult Legal Counsel. Investments in equity funds and similar indirect investments are not deemed to fall within the prohibition in this paragraph. The reporting obligations shall also apply to investments and board and other memberships of their spouse, co-habitant and of their children.

 

AACI shall not carry out work if AACI has business, personal or family links to the relevant healthcare organization. This also applies to AACI’s surveyors and subcontractors.Surveyors and subcontractors working for AACI shall not undertake work for other companies outside of the AACI Group of companies unless approved by CEO on a case-by-case basis.