AESC is committed to discourse and information on issues that impact our members, their clients and candidates. While we are unable to provide a comprehensive analysis of all issues globally, we are dedicated to monitoring key issues in order to best represent our profession on best practices, legal issues and public policy matters.


Quality and Ethics. At AESC, we care about high quality and ethical standards within the profession. We help business leaders worldwide identify executive search and leadership advisory firms that meet the rigorous ethical and quality standards of AESC. Firms that demonstrate the AESC seal are committed to the AESC Code of Professional Practice.

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Government and Legal Affairs Committee

Collaborative Action. The AESC committee of general counsels from AESC member firms work diligently on behalf of AESC membership, ensuring high standards, compliance, and a collective voice on global regulatory and legislative matters, ensuring the highest standards in the profession. 

Government and Legal Affairs Portal

Collective Information. AESC monitors regulation and legislation around the world that impacts how AESC Members serve their clients. Through our commitment to excellence in the profession, AESC offers its members exclusive access to a government and legal affairs web portal where they can glean timely information on topics that impact how they conduct business and ultimately deliver for their clients, from pay equity and data privacy to diversity and inclusion and background checking.

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