Code of Conduct

Our Commitment to Integrity and Excellence


At CSOE, we are committed to conducting our activities with the highest standards of integrity and professionalism. Our Code of Conduct serves as a guide to making decisions that align with our organizational values and legal requirements. This code applies to all staff, volunteers, board members, and partners at CSOE.

Core Values

We operate in a spirit of cooperation and respect, adhering to the following core values:

  • Integrity: We act with honesty and integrity, not compromising the truth.
  • Respect: We treat all individuals with dignity and fairness, embracing diversity.
  • Excellence: We strive for excellence and quality in everything we do.
  • Accountability: We are accountable for our actions and decisions.
  • Transparency: We ensure openness in our communication and decision-making processes.

Professional Conduct

  • Compliance with Laws: Adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Conflicts of Interest: Avoid conflicts of interest or situations that give the appearance of a conflict.
  • Confidentiality: Safeguard confidential information and use it only for professional purposes.
  • Responsible Communication: Communicate honestly and with respect for others, avoiding language that is discriminatory or offensive.

Workplace Behavior

  • Harassment-Free Environment: Foster a work environment free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination.
  • Safety and Health: Maintain a workplace that ensures the safety and well-being of all.
  • Substance Abuse: Prohibit the use of illegal drugs and the abuse of alcohol on the job.

Reporting and Compliance

  • Reporting Misconduct: Encourage reporting of any illegal or unethical behavior without fear of retaliation.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Regularly review and monitor compliance with the Code of Conduct.

Disciplinary Actions

Violations of this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or business relationships.


This Code of Conduct is a living document, and its implementation is supported by a program of training, compliance monitoring, and an avenue for reporting concerns or potential violations.

Review and Questions

This Code of Conduct will be reviewed periodically and may be amended. If you have questions regarding the Code or its application, please contact us at


All representatives of CSOE are required to acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agreed to adhere to this Code of Conduct.