ICARS Whistleblowing system

In this reporting system you can report concerns about actual or suspected misconduct to help protect ICARS’ integrity.

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The ICARS whistleblowing system provides a channel for reporting on:

  • Bribery, fraud and corruption
  • Data protection and IT security breaches
  • Unethical research and/ or research misconduct
  • Food and feed safety, animal health and animal welfare
  • (Sexual) abuse, exploitation and harassment
  • Health, safety and environment
  • Other issues covered by the ICARS whistleblowing policy

The reporting system can be used by ICARS current and former staff and consultants, ICARS partners, and everybody else who observes in good faith an issue that might be covered under the ICARS whistleblowing policy.

However, ICARS staff can of course – and is encouraged to – report any concern about misconduct via email or verbally to senior staff or the Safeguarding Officer directly (or the Data Protection Officer depending on the issue), or, if the issue relates to the Executive Management, directly to the Board of Directors. And ICARS partners can report any concern to the designated person in the partnership agreement or the ICARS whistleblowing policy (ethics@icars-global.org).

The whistleblower’s identity will be kept strictly confidential to the extent permitted by law

You can choose to remain anonymous, however we encourage you to provide your name in the report.

Whistleblowers will experience no retaliation from their decision to come forward and speak up.

Please read our Whistleblower Privacy Notice carefully before using our whistleblowing system.

ICARS whistleblowing - reporting a concern

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    Please see the whistleblower privacy notice for information on how your information will be processed.

    For more details about the ICARS whistleblower system please view the ICARS whistleblowing policy.

    If you have any questions regarding the ICARS whistleblowing system please contact ethics@icars-global.org.