We uphold the highest level of integrity, respect human rights, protect privacy, and sustain the environment

We conduct business The Qualcomm Way and consider ethical conduct to be a performance imperative. We push the boundaries of what’s possible in mobile technology, but we never push the boundaries on ethics. We are committed to creating products in ways that do not harm the environment, while upholding human rights in our operations, supply chain, and communities. We’re working to process personal data responsibly and to make data more secure.

Ethics and Governance

Doing business The Qualcomm Way.

We’re committed to acting ethically and respecting our customers, business partners, and each other.

Human Rights

Respect for human rights is part of everything we do.

As a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact we are committed to upholding human rights in our own operations and our suppliers’. 

Privacy and Security

Promoting data protection across the mobile ecosystem.

In our Company, in our products and in the mobile industry, we’re working to process personal data responsibly and to make data more secure.


Protecting people and the planet.

We’re focused on sourcing products in ways that don’t harm individuals, communities or the environment and sustainably procuring materials and minerals.

100% of our top semiconductors suppliers have provided us with data on their greenhouse gas emissions and water use.

855 million QCT Mobile Station Modem (MSM™) Circuits Shipped in 2018.

100% of our direct semiconductors suppliers are required to have an ISO14001-certified environmental management system.

Public Policy and Regulation

Promoting innovation and protect our business interests.

We engage in constructive and responsible participation in the political process. We meet regularly with policymakers globally to discuss relevant public policy issues and engage with numerous public policy organizations. We abide by all applicable laws and regulations regarding political contributions and expenditures. Our contributions are subject to approval of our senior management and oversight by the Governance Committee of our Board of Directors.

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