Affiliated Organizations

Code of Ethics

We follow the Code of Ethics of the French Union of Competitive Intelligence professionals (SYNFIE), and formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)

The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP), formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, is a global non-profit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. Our mission is to enhance the success of our members through leadership, education, advocacy, and networking.

Specifically, SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing field of competitive intelligence (the legal and ethical collection and analysis of information regarding the capabilities, vulnerabilities, and intentions of business competitors). Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology.

Established in 1986, today SCIP has chapters around the world, with individual members in nations around the globe. In addition, SCIP has alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations in many countries.

The French Union of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SYNFIE)
We only accept assignments for which we have the required professional competences or for which we are able to build adequate teams to respond to our client’s needs.

We only provide information gathered through legal means, regardless of the place of implementation of the activity.

We deliver and use only information after we have double checked the veracity and credibility of the source.

We ensure total confidentiality concerning the information and data provided by the client and that collected for the client’s benefit during the mission.

We do not work for two competing companies on similar issues that may cause a conflict of interest.

We do not to undermine the fundamental interests of France. The terms of the mission must then be modified or cancelled.