Legal Compliance Policies

Charles River is committed to the highest ethical standards and compliance. This is best exemplified through our completely revised and redesigned Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (Code of Conduct), released in September 2018.

Below you can find the Code as well as other policies mentioned in the code.

Affirmative Action and EEO Policy
Animal Welfare and the Humane Treatment of Animals Policy
Anti-Bribery Policy
Antitrust and Fair Competition Policy
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Conflict Minerals Law Statement
Global Policy on Safety & Sustainability
Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy
Global Quality Policy
Global Statement On Providing A Workplace Free From Harassment And Discrimination
Insider Trading Policy
Investigator Financial Conflict of Interest Policy
Policy on Complaints of Accounting, Internal Accounting Controls and Auditing Matters
United States / Europe
Privacy Notice
Related Person Transaction Policy
Statement Regarding the Prohibition of Human Trafficking
Supplier Code of Conduct
Workplace Violence

Potential ethical or legal violations involving our business can be reported by calling our Compliance & Ethics Helpline at 1-866-294-3699, visiting, or writing to Charles River Laboratories International, Inc., 251 Ballardvale Street, Wilmington, MA 01887, Attn: General Counsel. No one will be subject to retaliation for making a good faith report of a complaint or concern.