Ethics and Compliance

In this space you will find the main Ethics and Compliance guidelines of Gerdau, you will have access to the Code of Ethics for Employees and Third Parties and may report ethical concerns through the Ethics Helpline.


Gerdau Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics brings together the ethical principles we use in conducting our business and in relation to our various stakeholders: suppliers, customers, competitors, shareholders, government, community and the environment. It is organized according the best practices of ethics and compliance, demonstrating the conduct necessary for the company to act accordingly.

Gerdau has a Code of Ethics for Third Parties that gathers the main guidelines for our partners to conduct their business with Gerdau and we hope that all of our third parties act in compliance with the text of this Code and Gerdau values.

The Compliance Policy and Anti-Corruption Policy are part of the Integrity Program and cover Gerdau's actions to disseminate an ethical culture, combat corruption, guarantee anti-bribery practices and comply with applicable laws. It involves actions aimed at generating value and comfort for all stakeholders, especially its employees, suppliers, service providers, customers, shareholders, government, community, regulatory and inspection agencies.

At the bottom of this page, you can access the Code of Ethics for Employees, the Code of Ethics for Third Parties and also the Compliance Policy.

Ethics Helpline

Use the channels below to report ethical concerns and resolve issues related to the Code of Ethics.


Report a new incident

To report a new incident or check on the progress, click the link below


Ethics Helpline by telephone

USA 1-800-732-7116 | Brazil 55 51 3323.1901


Ethics Helpline by email


Supervisory Board

Av. das Nações Unidas, 8501 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP, 05425-070 - Brazil

Documents for download

Gerdau Code of Ethics and Conduct
Gerdau Code of Ethics for Third Parties
Compliance Policy