Upholding the highest standards of professional conduct is critical to OMERS, Oxford, and all of our stakeholders. New employees must review and acknowledge their compliance with our Code of Conduct, and all employees are required to certify annually on the Code. Training modules for the Code of Conduct and key policies are available to all employees and must be undertaken every two years.
In accordance with the OMERS Enterprise Risk Policy, an assessment of the risks facing the organization is performed annually by Oxford senior management. Bribery and corruption risk is assessed as a component of fraud risk within this assessment.
An ethics hotline, managed by an independent third-party organization, provides a mechanism for employees to report Code of Conduct or other policy violations on a confidential and anonymous basis.