Sustainable business ethics
Camurus strives to ensure a high level of business ethics with suppliers, healthcare professionals, patients, third parties and other stakeholders. Our ambition is to proactively work to prevent corruption, anti-competitive behavior and bribery throughout our entire value chain. It also includes ensuring transparency in collaborations and marketing, without compromising data confidentiality and patient privacy.
Anti-corruption and anti-competative behavior
Camurus has zero tolerance for any form of corruption, bribery or anti-competitive behavior – which is clearly stated in the company’s Code of Conduct, Vendor Code of Conduct and Anti-Corruption Policy.
Selling practicies and product labelling
Camurus has guidelines in place to ensure transparent and ethical interactions with healthcare professionals and organizations, as well as accurate, balanced and objective product marketing.
Transparency, data privacy and personal integrity
Camurus’ Data Protection policy describes how Camurus works to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The policy covers all handling of personal data within the company’s operations.
Our goals by 2026
- Annually train Camurus’ employees and consultants on the company Code of Conduct, and specific related topics and Policies, such as Anti-Corruption and Data Protection
- Ensure Camurus has a culture where one feels free to speak up about suspected misconduct1), including corruption, and a robust compliance framework (including monitoring and/or auditing) that can otherwise detect and remediate such issues
- Disclose transfers of value to healthcare stakeholders, in accordance with industry code commitments, or on voluntary basis, see transparency reporting
Camurus has a digital whistleblowing platform in place which provides an easily accessible, secure and reliable mechanism for employees and third parties to report suspected misconduct involving Camurus.
For more in-depth data on focus area responsible business see Camurus' Annual Report 2022
- Measured through employee survey.
- Includes grants/donations to healthcare organizations (e.g. healthcare, medical or scientific association or society, hospital, clinic, foundation, university or other teaching institution) or similar (e.g. research institutions in the field of medicine).