11. Global Activities
Stanford University conducts its global activities in various ways, including utilizing affiliated locally-domiciled entities ("affiliated entities"), each of which is responsible for its own business operations and hires its own employees and/or contractors ("affiliates"). Stanford University and its affiliated entities will follow sound business practices in adherence to local law and custom, financial compliance, safety and security, working conditions and other considerations that may be unique to global operations.
Where applicable and not in conflict with local laws, the university Administrative Guide applies to university projects and operations outside of the US. The guidelines outlined in this Global Activities Guide should be considered along with applicable university policy.
- These guide memos are fundamental to Stanford University’s global activities and include the Code of Conduct and Anti-Bribery guide memos.
- Employing workers outside of the US is complex, subject to laws in the country of work as well as US laws. In-country regulation will always apply to Stanford staff, affiliated employees and faculty outside of the US.
- The policies in this Guide Memo are fundamental to Stanford University's global human resources policies. Authority: Approved by the Vice President of Human Resources.
- Benefit programs vary by country for employees outside of the US, as described in these guidelines.
- General guidelines regarding global university human resources practices.
- Global financial administration may be subject to additional considerations as detailed in these guidelines.