Halliburton operates in approximately 70 countries around the world. Our stockholders, customers, suppliers, and employees represent virtually every race, national origin, religion, culture, political philosophy, and language. This diversity is the foundation of our business excellence and embodies Halliburton’s respect for human rights and dignity of all people.
Halliburton and its board of directors support universal human rights as defined by the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We respect the sovereignty of governments throughout the world and we believe it is the primary responsibility of local governments to safeguard and protect the basic human rights of their citizens.
Halliburton is committed to compliance with the requirements of all applicable employment, labor, and human rights laws to ensure fair and ethical employment practices are followed. We demonstrate our commitment in our employment practices, including our non-discrimination, minimum age requirement, and fair compensation policies and through our policies on health, safety, and security for our employees. Our goal is to conduct business with those who share our commitment to these same principles.
The Halliburton Code of Business Conduct, business values, and culture reflect an environment in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We expect our employees and suppliers to comply with the law in each place we do business and to abide by our Code of Business Conduct, policies, and processes in all of their business activities. We provide training for every employee on our Code of Business Conduct and ensure compliance through periodic audits.
At Halliburton, we are committed to conducting business with the highest levels of integrity, in full compliance with both the letter and the spirit of the law. We encourage anyone with concerns about potential violations of the law or our Code of Business conduct to make a report through our Ethics Helpline, available at the link above, which allows for anonymous reports.