Best Practices for Localizing Corporate Ethics and Compliance Policies


Today, I will look at the recommended translation and localization policy decisions that should be put in place as part of a robust ethics and compliance program, well in advance of an emergency “boots on the ground” situation.

Depending on the type of organization (manufacturing, sales, distribution, or a combination of all three) and the number of countries (and various languages) where your company conducts global business, the Company will most likely need to translate or localize some if not all of the following documents:

Code of Conduct

Anti-Bribery Policy

Anti-Corruption Policy

Third Party Due Diligence Questionnaire


Employment Agreements


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