Our Code sets the foundation for how we behave at BD. Our value “We do what is right” is the cornerstone of our Code. To do what is right, we follow the laws, rules, and company policies that apply to us. We also follow the highest ethical standards, even when there’s no specific law or policy. Our Code provides guidance and resources to help us follow through on these ethical standards and protect our reputation.
Our Purpose comes with enormous responsibility, and how we deliver on this promise is just as important as what we ultimately accomplish. The answer can be found in The BD WAY the values, mindset, and leadership commitments that surround our Purpose-and in one value in particular: "We do what is right." This is the foundation of our Code of Conduct, which guides every decision we make, every action we take, and every interaction we have-with our customers, our business partners, our communities, and each other. This includes speaking up when we have concerns and seeking help when we have questions.
Our Code of Conduct provides direction on how we must behave in any scenario, and it applies to all of us, equally. Nothing is more essential to our success than doing the right thing; by familiarizing yourself with the Code of Conduct, you'll be taking an important step in helping us fulfill our Purpose and potential the right way-The BD WAY.