IEEE Ethics Reporting Line

IEEE values its reputation for conducting business with ethics and integrity. This is why we encourage open communication regarding any possible violation of the IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct.  The IEEE Ethics Reporting Line provides and safe and effective means to raise a concern. 

When you become aware of or suspect a possible violation of IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct we want you to let us know and we want to make that as easy as possible.  That is why the IEEE Ethics Reporting Line is available 7 days a week, 24 hours a week by phone or web.   IEEE Ethics Reporting Line is administered through an Independent Third Party and provides for anonymous and confidential reporting. 

IEEE Ethics Reporting Line 

+1 888 359 6323 

All reports are taken seriously and IEEE will not tolerate any retaliation against anyone for making a report in good faith.  


IEEE Policies Section 9.10 Whistleblower and Non-Retaliation Policy 

It is the policy of IEEE not to take any retaliatory action against any director, officer, manager, employee or volunteer for raising a good faith compliance or ethics concern, for making a good faith report of a possible violation of IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct, or assisting or cooperating in an investigation of a possible violation of IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct. Any elected director or officer of IEEE and any staff manager or employee who engages in any such retaliatory action can be punished by penalties up to and including expulsion from IEEE membership for a volunteer and termination of employment for any IEEE staff member. 

All managers and employees of IEEE have the responsibility to promptly report violations, or concerns regarding potential violations, of IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct. Volunteers are encouraged to report such violations. Anonymous reports can be made to the IEEE Hotline at +1 888 359 6323. 

Reports of retaliation should be made immediately to the IEEE Legal and Compliance or Human Resources Department or through the IEEE Ethics Reporting Line.  



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