Office of special investigations
ABB investigates all potential integrity or compliance concerns and cooperates fully with law enforcement agencies.
The ABB Code of Conduct and adherence to local laws is enforced through systematic disciplinary actions.
ABB is committed to preventing reoccurrence of integrity issues through enhanced processes, training and communications.
ABB is focused on preventing, detecting and remediating integrity concerns. We enforce a strict zero tolerance policy for violations of the law or the ABB Code of Conduct, and we will take the appropriate disciplinary action – including termination of employment – against employees who violate them.
ABB applies zero tolerance and takes the appropriate disciplinary action
Anti-bribery reviews of business units and countries globally are conducted frequently throughout the year. Each review includes examination of business processes, accounts and balances, and tests transactions to assess robustness of controls and identify possible violations. The anti-fraud program is also monitored by internal audit who regularly evaluates fraud risk exposure and developing trends. This is a cross functional analysis of 21 program elements and the response plan to prevent and detect potential fraud.