The whistle-blowing mechanism may be used to report information related to the following areas of malpractice:

  • Breach of competition law
  • Corruption
  • Influence peddling
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Money laundering
  • Violation of international embargo rules
  •  Financing of terrorism
  • Fraud
  • Failure to comply with the rules set out in the Group’s Integrity Guide, the Ethics Charter or the rules of competition
  • Duty of vigilance (serious damage to the environment or to human rights and fundamental freedoms)

In such cases, and in compliance with the Whistleblower's Charter, you may contact:

  • your superior
  • the Compliance Reference Person, your Compliance Officer, or the Group Compliance Officer :
  • the relevant country’s Legal Director
  • Human Resources Director
  • You may also use the Whistleblower's hotline in line with the terms of use described in the Whistleblower's Charter via the following numbers
    - In Europe : Dial 00 800 180 620 19. Select the language of your choice (French, English, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese) and an operator will answer in the language you have chosen.
    - In the US : Dial 1-646-366-5121. English and Spanish speaking operators available

You can also use the whistleblower line in accordance with the terms of use described in the whistleblower's charter.

Read carefully the whistleblower charter’s text below.