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
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Antitrust Policy
English / 反垄断政策 (Chinese) / Antitrustbeleid (Dutch) / Politique Antitrust (French) /Politique Antitrust (French Canadian) / Richtlinie zum Kartellrecht (German) / Politica sull'antitrust (Italian) / 独占禁止に関する方針 (Japanese) / Política Antimonopolio (Spanish)
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
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Conflict Minerals Law Statement
Data Privacy Policy
Global Policy on Safety & Sustainability
Global Quality Policy
Insider Trading Policy
Investigator Financial Conflict of Interest Policy
Policy on Complaints of Accounting, Internal Accounting Controls and Auditing Matters
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Related Person Transaction Policy
Statement Regarding the Prohibition of Human Trafficking
Supplier Code of Conduct
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Workplace Violence
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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.