Ethical Issues

The Company is committed to achieving and maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct and institutional integrity. Our Company seeks to comply with all laws and regulations, accounting standards, and ethical guidelines. We abide by a set of global values and our foremost standards of conduct are integrity and respect, collaboration and trust.

The Company has formed the Standard of Business Conduct whereby our employees are expected to follow a high standard of behavior at all times, both professionally and personally.

A zero tolerance approach to harassment or unwanted behavior or conduct that a recipient finds intimidating, upsetting, embarrassing, humiliating or offensive, or that violates a person’s dignity. We actively promote a culture in which harassment is known to be unacceptable and where employees are confident they may make a complaint without fear of ridicule or reprisal.

The Company is committed to conducting ourselves in a legal, ethical and trustworthy manner. This means upholding our regulatory obligations, and complying with both the letter and spirit of our business policies.

The Company is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and corporate governance practices in order to maintain excellence in its daily operations, and to promote confidence in our governance systems. The Company conducts its business in an open, honest, and ethical manner.

The Company recognizes the importance of protecting all of our human, financial, physical, informational, social, environmental, and reputational assets. The Company advises our partners, contractors, and suppliers of our Corporate Social Responsibility Standard, and will work with them to achieve consistency with this policy.