Members are expected to act in the best interest of the Institute and the Materials management profession, and in accordance with the constitution and by-laws of the Institute.
Members shall exercise honesty, objectivity, integrity, respect, accountability, responsibility, and diligence in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.
Members shall perform their duties in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and technical standards, complying with both their specifics and intent.
Members shall not knowingly engage in acts or activities that are discreditable to the profession of Materials management or to their organizations.
Members must avoid conflicts of interest, or the appearance of such, and will disclose any circumstances or interests that might influence judgment and objectivity.
Members shall not accept anything of value from an employee, client, customer, supplier, or business associate of their organization that could impair or be presumed to impair their professional judgment.
Members must at all times ensure that their client’s or organizational information is treated in strict confidence.
An advertisement by any member must not contain any statement, promise, or recommendation that is fraudulent, untrue, or misleading.
Members shall present accurately and honestly all facts essential to the client’s or employer’s materials management decisions.
Members must at all times refrain from discrediting other materials management professionals/disciplines.
Members shall use funds appropriately and in accordance with the constitution and by-laws.