Patti BowenWestern Governors University|
Given Company Ethics Program
Our Code of Ethics Program is designed to uphold the interests of every stakeholder of Given Company. Our mission is to uphold a high level of integrity by maintaining high company standards, values and principles to ensure the company meets its mission of being a good corporate citizen who is socially responsible. Our program provides effective guidance for daily decision making for all levels of personnel in an effort to establish and promote long-term relationships within Given Company and with our customers and community. The overall goal of the program is to be diligent in establishing a culture …show more content…
Each new employee will complete an in-person training detailing the company’s mission, standards, and ethics program within the first thirty days of employment, or prior to unsupervised business activity. Annually, Given Company will provide training intended to educate and update employees on company standards, policies, procedures, expectations, and changes to relevant laws and regulations. Annual training will also afford employees the opportunity for team building, direct openness, and a time to redefine or improve the company’s ethics program.
MONITOR, AUDIT AND REPORT SYSTEMS
Given Company is fully committed to monitoring and auditing all business activity, direct and indirect, to ensure the highest level of integrity and social responsibility. Through consistent monitoring and auditing practices the company will evaluate all business activity in accordance to the ethics program, policies, procedures, or as deemed necessary by state, local and federal laws and regulations. The company strongly encourages open communication between management and employees. All employees should ask questions, address concerns, or report suspected misuse or unethical behavior without hesitation or fear of reprisal. The company is fully committed to advising and educating employees based on questions, concerns, as well as promptly investigating any suspected misuse or abuse reported.
The company has established the following resources to