Ethics Policy

The American Heart Association Ethics Policy reflects the high standard of business conduct representing what is the hallmark of our organization. 我们的道德政策有助于确定我们支持开放文化的承诺, trust and integrity in all we do.

We are committed to conducting all of the American Heart Association's affairs and activities with the highest standards of ethical conduct. All of us have an obligation to adhere to this policy and encourage others to do the same.

作为志愿者和员工,我们对与所有客户一起工作充满热情. 我们必须致力于以诚实的态度追求我们的使命, 公平和对个人的尊重, 记住,做“错误的事情”没有“正确的方法”."

《沙巴足球体育平台》有助厘清我们的行为准则. It makes clear that the American Heart Association expects volunteers and employees to understand the ethical considerations associated with their actions. 我们的道德政策肯定了我们不仅遵守法律的长期承诺, 同时也要做到诚信经营,不欺骗.

The American Heart Association’s reputation for integrity and honesty is more important today than ever before. 当我们在沙巴足球体育平台思考“我们做什么”和“我们怎么做”时," always remember our responsibility to ask ourselves: "Am I doing the ‘right thing’ for the ‘right reason‘?"

Code of Ethics



  • Proactively promote ethical behavior as a responsible partner among peers in the work environment.
  • 公平对待AHA客户、供应商、竞争对手、志愿者和员工.
  • 为选民提供准确的信息, completely objective, relevant, timely, and understandable.
  • 遵守适用的政府法律、法规和规章.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information entrusted to them by the AHA or its Customers except when authorized or otherwise legally obligated to disclose.
  • 承担预防、发现和报告各种欺诈行为的责任.
  • 在他们的行为上诚实和道德, including ethical handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest between personal and professional relationships.
  • 保护和确保公司资产的合理使用.
  • 禁止对外部审计师施加不当或欺诈性的影响.

这一伦理政策的目的是支持开放的文化, trust, 以及沙巴足球体育平台管理和商业惯例的完整性.  A well understood ethics policy requires the participation and support of every AHA volunteer and employee.

At the American Heart Association, 我们致力于与我们的志愿者一起工作, employees, partners, vendors and customers to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.  We are committed to conducting all of the AHA’s affairs and activities with the highest standards of ethical conduct.  The AHA Code of Conduct in the Human Resources Policy Manual provides guidance for decisions and actions during our daily work.

We are committed to the responsible use of AHA assets; to provide accurate, complete and objective information; to respect the confidentiality of financial and other information; to act in good faith and exercise due care in all we do; to comply with all rules and regulations, 积极促进道德行为.

AHA的伦理是建立在AHA的指导价值之上的.  As such, we acknowledge our individual responsibility to ensure our collective success by practicing and promoting the following values which reflect a shared view of how we want to operate and be seen by others.

Our Values

  • 改善和延长人们的生命
  • Bringing Science to Life
  • Speaking with a Trustworthy Voice
  • Building Powerful Partnerships
  • Inspiring Passionate Commitment
  • Meeting People Where They Are
  • Making an Extraordinary Impact
  • Ensuring Equitable Health for All

Our People

The AHA is committed to provide a work environment that values diversity among its volunteers and employees.  All Human Resource policies and activities are intended to create a respectful workplace where every individual has the opportunity to reach their highest potential.

员工不分种族都有机会, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability. These policies apply to both applicants and employees in all phases of employment including, recruiting, hiring, placement, training, development, transfer, promotion, demotion, performance reviews, compensation, 福利和离职.

We will evaluate how we are living up to our code of ethics by requesting feedback on a regular basis from our employees, volunteers and customers. 我们将为所有利益相关者提供举报不道德行为的机制. We will begin with employee orientation and regularly communicate all of these expectations to employees and volunteers.

AHA volunteers, employees, contractors and suppliers are expected to report any practices or actions believed to be inappropriate to their supervisor, another AHA leader, the Human Resources department, or via the AHA ethics hotline.

Our Customers

我们致力于100%的客户满意度.   We are devoted to developing “customer enthusiasm” and are passionate about exceeding customer expectations. We dedicate ourselves to anticipating the changing needs of customers and creating timely, innovative and superior programs, products and services.


欺诈被定义为旨在欺骗他人的任何故意的作为或不作为, 导致受害者遭受损失和/或施暴者获得收益.  The AHA Board of Directors and Senior Management have adopted a “no fraud tolerance” attitude.  In addition to the Board, volunteers, 协会各级管理人员和工作人员都有责任预防, detecting and reporting fraud.

除了上述欺诈的定义, 本保单涵盖任何不诚实或欺诈行为, including but not limited to:

  • 挪用资金、有价证券、物资或者其他资产的.
  • 在处理或报告金钱或金融交易时的不当行为.
  • 对公司计划或活动知情而牟取暴利的行为.
  • 向外部透露机密的和专有的信息.
  • Intentional, false representation or concealment of a material fact for the purpose of inducing another to act upon it to procure an advantage, benefit or gain.
  • 接受或从承包商那里寻求任何有实质性价值的东西, 向AHA提供服务/材料的供应商或人员, 除非根据接受礼品政策.
  • 销毁、移除或未经授权使用记录、家具、固定装置和设备.
  • 任何类似或相关的不规范.

Each member of management will be familiar with the types of improprieties that might occur within his or her area of responsibility and be alert for any indication of irregularity.  An employee, volunteer, consultant, vendor, contractor, or outside agency doing business with AHA shall immediately report any irregularity that is detected or suspected, 如下“报告违反道德规范行为”所述.’  Any employee or person who suspects or reports dishonest or fraudulent activity shall not attempt to personally conduct investigations or interviews related to any suspected fraudulent act.  调查将与法律部门和其他受影响的团体协调, both internal and external.  查阅有关欺诈活动的其他资料, 参考AHA欺诈风险管理程序.

Conflict of Interest

[See AHA Conflict of Interest Standards]


Employees and volunteers are expected to protect the AHA’s property at all times; including cash, equipment, records, employee, and customer information.  This also requires employees and volunteers to maintain confidentiality regarding AHA records, 以及员工和客户信息.

Nondiscrimination Policy

It is AHA policy that the volunteer membership and staff structures and all programs and activities of the American Heart Association, 其附属机构和部件的设计和运行应不考虑种族, religion, national origin, sex, age, 残疾或其他非择优标准.

Reporting Violations

如果您对上面列出的任何策略的遵从性有疑问或担忧, 或者不确定什么是“正确的事情”, we strongly encourage 你应该先和你的主管谈谈, program leader, 另一个AHA领导或人力资源部门.  如果因为任何原因你觉得和这些人交谈不舒服,联系他们 AHA ethics hotline at or opens in new window) to report your concerns. 你的电话会保密处理. No director, trustee, officer, employee or volunteer who in good faith reports an action or suspected action taken by or within the AHA that is illegal, fraudulent, 或违反任何已采纳的政策将受到恐吓, harassment, 歧视或其他报复. The AHA treats complaints about and reports of possible discrimination seriously and investigates them as required by our procedures and any applicable laws.