Our Values and Guiding Principles
As a provider of private security and risk management solutions, life support and logistics, and operation and maintenance services worldwide, Sallyport operates under many layers of legal, regulatory, and humanitarian obligations. Sallyport conducts its business operations ethically, responsibly, and in compliance with all obligations imposed on the corporation and its employees. Sallyport also has special responsibilities as a U.S. government contractor, many of which diverge from and are more restrictive than accepted commercial practices.
Sallyport’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the “Code”) contains company policies supporting the legal and ethical standards under which Sallyport and its employees are required to abide. The Company also issues implementing policies and procedures and conducts employee training to further define expectations. Together, the Code, policies, procedures, training, and our employee reporting tools form the foundation of Sallyport’s Corporate Ethics and Compliance Program. Sallyport leadership has designed the program to provide employees with a corporate culture that provides a safe, reliable, and certain path for “doing the right thing – every time.”
Sallyport is committed to the precepts contained in:
- The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
- The Sallyport Global Holdings Notice on Combating Trafficking in Persons Policies
- The Montreux Document on Pertinent International Legal Obligations and Good Practices for States Related to Operations of Private Military and Security Companies During Armed Conflict
- The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoCA)
- The ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012 Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations—Requirements and Guidance
Sallyport leadership is committed to the principles and policies depicted in the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Montreux Document on Pertinent International Legal Obligations and Good Practices for States related to Operations of Private Military and Security Companies during Armed Conflict of 17 September 2008, the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) for Private Security Service Providers of 9 November 2009, ISO 18788 Management Systems for Private Security Organizations and the ANSI/ANSIS PSC.1 – 2012 Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations.
Sallyport is proud to be ISO 9001:2015, ISO 18788:2015 and PSC.1-2012 certified. Review the policy here.
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
The Code services as a foundation for business decision making consistent with our core values of ethics and integrity, selfless service, and compliance.
The Code is not merely aspirational — it serves to operationalize the most important responsibilities and obligations imposed on Sallyport and its employees globally.
Ethics and Compliance Hotline
We have an anonymous reporting mechanism that allows employees and external stakeholders to make inquiries and reports concerning possible ethics or compliance violations when individuals are not comfortable raising issues through the usual chain of command. We have selected EthicsPoint, an independent third party vendor, to receive inquiries and reports anonymously, 24/7, using toll free telephone lines and web-based tools.
It is company policy to encourage calls and inquiries, not to discourage them, as early identification of problems is key to successful resolution and timely corrective action.
Sallyport has adopted and will enforce a strict non-retaliation policy. It is against corporate policy – and the law — to take retaliatory action against anyone who makes a good faith report.
International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) is a global partnership of private sector and nongovernmental organizations providing critical services in fragile environments worldwide.
The International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) is a multi-stakeholder initiative focused on providing oversight and governance to private security companies engaged in relief, recovery, diplomatic, military, and reconstruction operations.