Integrity is a core Schroders value and we strive to always uphold the highest ethical standards. As a financial services company that operates only in regulated markets around the world, we are committed to carrying out our business fairly, honestly and openly to protect our reputation and the interests of our clients and other stakeholders.
Our policy highlights the Group’s zero tolerance towards any acts, offers or commitments which might be regarded as bribery and sets out the consequences of breaching the policy for staff and the Group.
Schroders is required by law to adopt effective and adequate procedures to detect and prevent money laundering and terrorist financing in all the jurisdictions in which we operate. The policy applies to all Schroders' businesses, worldwide.
At Schroders we are committed to conducting our tax affairs in an open and transparent way. This means that we comply with all of our tax filing, tax reporting and tax payment obligations globally. Our tax strategy applies to all Schroders Group companies, Schroders managed funds and to our dealings with our clients.
Schroders' Group whistleblowing policy provides guidance and support to employees wishing to raise concerns about suspected wrongdoing, impropriety or unethical behaviour. It ensures that their concerns and confidentiality are taken seriously, without fear of reprisals or detrimental treatment, even if the employee turns out to be mistaken.