What Should I Do?
If you ever have an ethics question, or a concern about whether something meets policy or legal requirements, please speak up. You can choose who to talk to. We encourage you to consider who has responsibility or control over the issue, who would have the information needed to answer your question, and also who you feel comfortable approaching.
Is it an ITAR or other Trade Compliance issue?
If the issue concerns a possible ITAR export violation or other trade compliance question,
go to your local Trade Compliance Manager, to your Platform or Segment Compliance Director, or use the Trade Issue Report Form. You can also use the Ethics and Compliance Helpline.
Ethics Resources for other types of issues
For other types of issues, here is a list of your choices:
What if I’m not satisfied with the answer?
If you’re not satisfied, don’t give up. Take your question to someone else for a second opinion. The Helpline is always a good choice.
Ethics and Compliance Helpline
The Ethics and Compliance Helpline is available by telephone or online or traditional mail. See the links and contact information below. You may use it to raise any type of ethical, compliance, or legal question, or to report a possible violation. The Helpline is also available to report trade compliance matters, such as possible violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
You will have a choice of remaining anonymous, if you prefer, if you are located in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the U.K., and certain other locations. For employees in the European Union, anonymous reporting is limited by law. If you are located in France, Germany, or Belgium, please see the Esterline Helpline Policy for more information.
Remember, you may use the Ethics and Compliance Helpline at any time.
The Ethics and Compliance Helpline is currently available for the countries listed below. If your country is not listed, an electronic or telephonic reporting system is not available. Please see the Helpline Policy for more information.
Select: Ethics and Compliance Helpline
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500 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1500
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Support for Good Faith Reporting
Reports made in good faith help us investigate and address issues that could harm or disrupt our business or our employees. Because many of our companies work on military programs, everyone also needs to do their part as citizens to protect national security.
Esterline recognizes it can be uncomfortable to speak up and question something. The company is committed to fostering an environment where people feel free to raise issues. All reports made to the Helpline will be promptly reviewed, and efforts will be made to respect confidentiality where possible. If a violation has occurred, the company will take corrective action. Alternately, an investigation could conclude there was no violation, and that the reporter honestly misunderstood the situation.
The company will be as open as it reasonably can in replying to reports. However, privacy protections or other important legal or business reasons might limit the company’s ability to share the results of its investigation, even with the person who reported the issue. In any event, be assured that an investigation will take place for all reports made.
Esterline will not tolerate retaliation or disrespectful behavior aimed at an individual who makes a good faith ethics report or provides truthful information in an investigation. Anyone found to have retaliated against an individual in such circumstances will be subject to disciplinary action.
We expect employees who make reports or who participate in investigations will provide information that is truthful and not intended to be false or misleading. Like any other misconduct, intentionally filing untruthful reports is likely to result in disciplinary action.