Ethics and Business Conduct Supplier Tools

To assist suppliers in having a robust ethics and compliance plan, Ingalls Shipbuilding is providing the following tools that can be used as reference material and/or starting points for your own comparable documents. You are free to use and update these documents to support your program.

Please click the links to access the content described below:

    DoD Hotline Poster – DoD Instruction 7050.01, “DoD Hotline Program,” December 17, 2007, outlines the requirement to publicize the DoD Hotline Program and encourage the DoD community to identify and report suspected fraud, waste and mismanagement in DoD programs and operations. The different poster styles, along with informative brochures and business cards, can be used to assist with your unit’s or agency’s fraud prevention programs.

    DoD Whistleblower Poster – The Defense Contractors and Subcontractors have Whistleblower Rights. A Reprisal complaint can be filed with the DoD Hotline.

    Example of a Mandatory Disclosure Procedure – This template is for reference only and to be used at the consumer’s own risk. This template is a policy designed to establish the process by which a company will comply with the Mandatory Disclosure requirements established by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

    Example of a Case Management Procedure – This template is for reference only and to be used at the consumer’s own risk. This template is a guide that describes the life cycle of the case management process from intake of concerns to the implementation of corrective and/or disciplinary actions.

    Example of a Non-Retaliation Procedure – This template is for reference only and to be used at the consumer’s own risk. This template is a policy designed to confirm a company’s commitment to non-retaliation and providing an environment that supports any individual who in good faith seeks advice, raises a concern, or reports perceived or observed misconduct.

    Example of a Code of Ethics or Conduct Policy – This template is for reference only and to be used at the consumer’s own risk. A code has value as both an internal guideline and an external statement of corporate values and commitments. This is a guide to developing a code of conduct or ethics.

    Example of a Code of Conduct or Ethics – This template is for reference only and to be used at the consumer’s own risk. This template is a document designed to confirm a company’s commitment to conduct business ethically and compliantly and to ensure all ethics and compliance issues are resolved appropriately according to our stated values, Code of Conduct, corporate policies, laws and regulations throughout our operations.

    Determining Company Values – This document is for reference only and to be used at the consumer’s own risk. These slides are provided to assist in determining your company’s values which are the foundation of your ethics program