ACFE and Airbus Partner for a Proactive Approach on Ethics



AUSTIN, Texas (10/3/2013)— The ACFE has announced a partnership with Airbus to provide ethics and compliance training and certification among its employees.  


The joint initiative makes Airbus the newest member of ACFE’s Corporate Alliance program, started in 2011 to provide exclusive ethics and compliance training opportunities and resources to organizations. It has quickly grown to include partners from around the globe, including numerous Fortune Global 500 businesses.  


ACFE President and CEO James D. Ratley, CFE, said “the partnership with Airbus denotes a strong commitment from the leading aircraft manufacturer to be on the leading edge of ethics and compliance issues”. 


“Participation in the Corporate Alliance provides the training and resources needed to give a corporate leader like Airbus the advantage in staying ahead of compliance and risk issues,” Ratley said. 


“This partnership demonstrates our strong commitment to promote integrity, transparency and trust everywhere in the company,” said Patrick Donovan, Airbus chief ethics & compliance officer.

“An ethical company is a successful company, so promoting integrity and transparency stays our main priority.” 


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Founded in 1988, the ACFE is celebrating its 25th anniversary as the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 70,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. For more information, visit  


About Airbus 

Airbus is the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats. Airbus is a global company, employing some 59,000 people of over 100 different nationalities in design and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, the UK, and Spain, as well as subsidiaries in the U.S., China, Japan and in the Middle East. In addition, it provides an international network of customer support and training centres. Headquartered in Toulouse, France, Airbus is an EADS company. 



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