Ethics and Accountability Policies

1) CSIS Ethics Framework

a) CSIS Statement on Ethics and Accountability
b) Role of Governance in Ensuring Ethical Behavior
c) Meeting All Legal Requirements
d) Maintaining the Highest Standards of Financial Integrity

2) How We Work With Donors to CSIS

a) Inviolability of CSIS’s Independence
b) CSIS Review Procedure for Donors
c) Acknowledgment of Donors to CSIS
d) Representing CSIS’s Independence to Donors in Contracts and Agreements
e) Policies Governing How CSIS Experts Work with U.S. Government Officials
f) Policies Governing the Acceptance of Foreign Government and Corporate Sources of Funding

3) Associated Policies to Safeguard Ethics and Accountability at CSIS

a) Avoiding Plagiarism
b) Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
c) Special Restrictions on the President & CEO
d) Acceptable Political Activity
e) Standards for Visiting Fellows, Affiliates, Consultants, and Interns
f) Whistleblower Protection
g) Policies on Non-Harassment
h) Policies on Non-Discrimination