• Corporate policies

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  • Gavi's corporate policy frameworks seek to ensure efficiency, transparency and accountability.

  • 08 May 2017

    Gavi Access to information policy

    The purpose of this policy is to enhance Gavi’s accountability towards Alliance partners and stakeholders, as well as the general public who may be interested in Gavi’s work, by providing access to the information that will enable Gavi partners and stakeholders to understand its governance, strategies, policies and activities.

    22 November 2013

    GAVI Alliance Gender Policy

    The goal of the GAVI Alliance Gender Policy is to increase immunisation coverage by supporting countries to overcome gender-related barriers to accessing immunisation services and to promote equity of access and utilisation for all girls and boys, women and men to immunisation and related health services that respond to their different health needs.

    12 February 2016

    Gavi Asset allocation statement

    The Asset Allocation Statement identifies the permitted allocation ranges for the major exposures – fixed income, equity, multi-exposure and tactical - in the long-term portfolio, and their respective benchmarks. It also sets risk management limits on liquidity, concentration, and non-US Dollar investments. This document should be used in conjunction with Gavi Alliance’s Investment Policy.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Board travel policy

    This policy sets out the criteria for travel reimbursement and support for the Board members, Alternate Board members and Committee delegates for Gavi related travel.

    21 November 2013

    Gavi Budget variance policy

    The purpose of this policy is to establish a standing delegation to the Secretariat to spend above board approved budgets when doing so would avoid inefficiencies and where the overspend is modest.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Child protection statement

    Gavi is strongly committed to the respect of all child rights as set forth in the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and aims to contribute to building a protective environment for children through its mission.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Conflict of interest policy

    Gavi's conflict of interest policy protects the integrity of Gavi's decision-making processes, particularly in regard to the allocation and disbursement of resources.

    30 April 2014

    Gavi Currency hedging policy

    The purpose of this policy is to define how the Gavi Alliance (“Gavi”) manages the risk to which it is exposed as a result of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Delegation of authority policy

    The purpose of this policy is to outline delegations to the officers that the Board may accord in line with Article 6 of the Gavi By-laws, including in respect of further authorities officers may make to members of the Secretariat.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Document retention policy

    This policy governs the preservation and, where applicable, permissible destruction of certain GAVI Alliance documents. It is intended to meet recognised practices and accounting standards for retention periods and to provide guidance on the circumstances which could require longer or indefinite periods of document preservation.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Environmental sustainability statement

    Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Statement on Environmental Sustainability.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Ethics policy

    The ethics policy ensures standards of ethical conduct for activities of any member of the Secretariat, Board and Advisory Bodies.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Evaluation policy

    The purpose of GAVI’s Evaluation Policy is to guide to its evaluation activities and the development of a multi-year evaluation plan. The policy is aligned with the norms and standards for evaluation approved by OECD/DAC.

    04 December 2012

    Gavi Independent auditor selection and evaluation policy

    This policy covers the selection process and appointment of the Independent Auditor. Also included is a description of services to be provided by the Auditor and the basis for assessing the performance of the incumbent auditor.

    12 February 2016

    Gavi Investment policy

    The Investment Policy governs the management of assets included in Gavi Alliance’s short-term and long-term portfolios. The overall investment objective is to provide a level of support as determined by Gavi’s mission and its spending requirements. The short-term and long-term portfolios each have specific objectives based on time horizon and risk appetite.

    08 May 2017

    Gavi Procurement policy

    This policy sets out the general principles that will apply to the procurement of goods and services by or on behalf of Gavi.

    07 December 2016

    Gavi Programme funding policy

    The policy aims to strengthen the prudent management of Gavi Alliance resources and commitments. The policy applies to all programme funding decisions.

    02 August 2016

    Gavi Socially responsible investment policy

    Investments held by Gavi Alliance are reviewed for consistency with its role as a humanitarian organisation focused on saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health. The SRI Policy describes negative screens that have been identified as relevant to Gavi’s mission. The SRI Policy also provides guidance around investment manager engagement and monitoring procedures. This document should be used in conjunction with Gavi Alliance’s Investment Policy.

    01 October 2015

    Risk appetite statement

    The risk appetite statement ‘sets the tone’ for how much risk the organisation is willing to take, makes explicit any tensions, trade-offs, or contradictions around risk-taking and risk tolerance within an organisation, and provides a platform for discussion to inform decisions on strategies and investments.

    01 October 2015

    Risk policy

    The risk policy forms the overarching framework for Gavi’s risk management approach, which is embedded across the Secretariat in various structures and processes for risk monitoring, reporting and mitigation.

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