Key Documents

AOCS is proud to have cultivated its reputation and 100-year legacy of operating based on its established By-Laws, Code of Ethics, and Antitrust Policy.

AOCS Strategic Plan

Annual Reports


AOCS By-Laws are regularly reviewed and updated as necessary to successfully carry out our Mission.

Download AOCS By-Laws (.pdf)
AOCS Procedures Related to Suspension or Termination of Membership (.pdf)

Code of Ethics

The AOCS does not discriminate against anyone seeking membership, so long as he/she is willing to adhere to the AOCS Code of Ethics. This Code has been adopted by the AOCS to define the rules of professional conduct for its members; it is signed by each applicant as a condition of membership.

AOCS Code of Ethics (.pdf)
AOCS Code of Conduct for Conferences and Events (.pdf)
AOCS Statement on Diversity and Inclusion (.pdf)

Antitrust Policy

The American Oil Chemists' Society (the "Society") intends to strictly comply with antitrust laws of the United States, all state governments and any other relevant governing authority (the "Antitrust Laws"), and in furtherance of this intention, proclaims the following Antitrust Policy:

Download the AOCS Antitrust Policy (.pdf)

Transparency in Coverage Rule

For AOCS employees: to access the machine-readable files created and published by UnitedHealthcare, please click here.