G4-56



  • ​Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics.



Compilation
Identify how the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior (such as codes of conduct, codes of ethics) have been developed, approved, and implemented, including:
  • Whether training on them is provided regularly to all, and to new, governance body members, employees, and business partners
  • Whether they need to be read and signed regularly by all, and by new, governance body members, employees, and business partners
  • Whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for them
  • If applicable, whether they are available in different languages to reach all governance body members, employees, business partners and other stakeholders

The highest governance body’s and senior executives’ roles in the development, approval, and updating of the organization’s value statements is covered under G4-42.