Ethics and anti-corruption

Transparency, accountability
and zero tolerance
for corruption are fundamental
principles in our work.


The common denominator for all the work Caritas does - nationally and internationally - is that we help vulnerable people living in poverty and other challenging situations. We therefore work continuously to prevent conditions that contribute to corruption, human rights violations, harassment, discrimination and the like.

Ethical awareness and high professional quality are at the heart of our work. In order for all those we help, our partners, volunteers and donors to continue to trust us, it is crucial that the organization's credibility is maintained.

As part of the international Caritas federation, consisting of 160 member organizations worldwide, we follow common ethical standards. The most important for Caritas Norway are: