Compliance, governance and licensing

We are committed to providing a quality security service, within a safe and healthy working environment. GardaWorld operates in a responsible manner that enhances human safety and security, conforming to international law, local laws and human rights. We conduct all of our business and security operations – and thus achieve clients’ objectives – by managing risks to all of our stakeholders including; our clients, persons working for us and on our behalf, affected communities and our supply chain.

We continue to drive forward and influence the adoption of the highest and best principles of best practice across the industry.  Working within a comprehensive Legal Operating Framework we comply with all host country regulations in all of markets within which we operate and are full signatories to the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) for Private Security Service Providers and are also a founding member of the ICoC Association.

> Our statement of conformance with global best practice


We demonstrate delivery on our promise by ensuring that we are externally certified to international standards, on a global basis, across our whole business process. GardaWorld is the only private security company in the world to achieve this level of externally certified compliance:

Further information

If you would like to know more, please write to, if you wish to discuss any grievance, please contact us

You may also view our ‘Whistle Blowing Policy’  and a summary of our ‘External Stakeholder Grievance Process’ for further information.


HSE Policy Statement of Intent – (PDF)

Risk & Resilience Management Policy Statement  – (PDF)

Quality Assurance Management Policy Statement – (PDF)