CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and maintaining public confidence in management accounting.
Ethics at CIMA
Ethics underpins everything we do as management accountants. Whether you’re just starting out or have been an accountant for years, a good understanding of the ethical issues you might face is important.
CIMA Code of Ethics
CIMA’s Code of Ethics is a guide to making the right choices. All students and members are required to comply with the Code and to adopt the fundamental principles in everything they do in their work.
Ethics decision tool
Facing an ethical dilemma can be stressful. Our ethics decision-making tool guides you through a series of logical steps to help you decide on the best course of action.
Learn about responsible business, the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Global Compact.
We’ve created a range of resources which can support you in understanding the Code of Ethics and applying ethical principles to your work every day.
Ethics helpline and support
We offer an ethics helpline and inbox, where we can guide you through the Code of Ethics. There is lots of other support available to you.