Ethics & Integrity

Ethics & Integrity

KPMG helps companies avoid and uncover ethically inappropriate behavior and respond in the proper manner.

KPMG helps companies avoid and uncover ethically inappropriate behavior.

Companies need to behave with integrity if they are to retain the trust of the market and the general public. Even minor misconduct can damage an organization’s reputation. It is therefore in the interest of every organization to ensure that its behavior is ethically irreproachable and compliant with any regulations. This means identifying the relevant risks and developing, implementing and monitoring the necessary measures. The issue assumes particular importance in a heavily regulated environment. KPMG supports its clients in their efforts to avoid and uncover any lapses and respond in the proper manner. To ensure effective management of ethics and compliance issues, KPMG adopts a holistic approach combining structural and formal factors (hard factors) with behavioral factors (soft factors).


KPMG's expertise

  • KPMG develops, implements and assesses ethics and compliance programs in collaboration with clients;
  • The “KPMG Integrity Thermometer” measures how ethical a company’s culture is;
  • The “KPMG Ethicsline” helps establish an independent reporting service;
  • Ethics and compliance training courses


Further information

Pre-employment screening: The benefits (PDF)
Human Resources: Investigation (PDF)
Measuring Ethical Climate with the Integrity Thermometer (PDF)

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KPMG Ethicsline

KPMG Ethicsline is a reporting tool for employees.

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Study: Fraud & Ethics at the Workplace in Switzerland

Study: Fraud & Ethics at the Workplace in Switzerland

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Fraud Risk Management

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Dilemma Game - Cards on the Table

With our dilemma game we train your employees in dealing with dilemmas.

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KPMG DilemmApp

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Swiss Codes of Conduct

White paper benchmarking the Swiss Codes with the Global 200 companies.

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