Accountability

Accountability at Rishilpi International
Rishilpi International is committed to provide the higthest standards of integrity, respect, honesty and professionalism. Our policies communicate our value for ethical business practice that ensures our beneficiary communities receive the best care and services available.

Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct outlines the key principles of ethical conduct expected of our staff, partners, and contractors as they work together to serve our beneficiary communities. These principles include the importance of integrity and professionalism, as well as the responsabioity for funds to ensure the safety of all those are involved in our work.

Conflict of Interest
Toward creating greater accountability within our relationships, the Conflict of Interest Policy requires staff, board, and contractors to communicate those situations wherein a conflict of interest may occur where they encounter friends, family, or acquaintances along the course of a transaction to preserve the objectivity of all involved parties.

Reporting Misconduct
Rishilpi International’s Policy on Reporting and Investigating Misconduct provides clear definitions of misconduct and procedures for reporting misconduct. RI staff are required to report any suspicions or acts of fraud, waste or abuse to RDP’s Internal Audit Office, which conducts in-depth inquiries into all reports and takes the appropriate corrective actions.

Reporting Harassment, Abuse, or Exploitation
Rishilpi International has a zero tolerance policy toward sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse. The Policy on Reporting and Investigating Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Exploitation outlines RDP’s definitions of harassment, abuse and exploitation.  All reports are reviewed by a gender-balanced committee while taking all measures to protect the privacy and security of the person reporting the abuse.  To report suspicions or cases of harassment, abuse or exploitation within RDP’s programs, individuals are encouraged to report the incident to the rishilpi.pm-audit@rishilpibd.org

Child Protection Policy
It is important to ensure that we protect the safety and security of the children whom we serve. Our Child Protection Policy outlines the expectations for RDP staff, partners and contractors who may work with children in our beneficiary communities, calling on them to act with sensitivity, respect, and professionalism at all times. Breaches of the Child Protection policy may be reported to rishilpi.pm-audit@rishilpibd.org