CODE OF BUSINESS ETHICS & CONDUCT
CODE OF BUSINESS ETHICS
LCM/DK2 Inc. places the highest value on being an ethical organization and expects all employees to always act in an ethical and lawful manner, and in the best interests of LCM/DK2 Inc. The Code of Business Ethics (referred to as the Code) sets out the overarching organizational values that provide clear and concise direction regarding expected behaviour in the workplace. The Code of Business Ethics helps employees distinguish right from wrong and guides employee decision making. Behaving in accordance with the Code will ensure the LCM/DK2 Inc. workforce promotes and maintains a positive and inclusive experience for everyone.
The following Code of Business Ethics outlines how we expect all employees to behave as well as the consequences for unacceptable behaviour. We require that all LCM/DK2 Inc. employees abide by this Code. Employees who are unsure whether their conduct or the conduct of their co-workers complies with the Code should contact their manager or the President’s office. This policy applies to everyone LCM/DK2 Inc. employs or have business relations with. This includes individual people such as employees, interns, volunteers, vendors, contractors, and customers.
The Code is based on the following organizational values that guide the behaviour of all employees:
Integrity and Trust: Tells the truth and does not misrepresent himself or herself for personal gain.
Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers and providers.
Teamwork: Works with others toward a shared goal, participating actively, sharing responsibility and rewards, and contributing to the capability of the team.
Continuous Improvement: An ongoing effort to make incremental improvements in work processes to improve quality, efficiency and/or effectiveness that lead to the accomplishment of results.
Performance at LCM/DK2 Inc. is assessed against the expectations and requirements of the role, which includes both Objectives ‘what you do’ and Competencies ‘how you behave’. The LCM/DK2 Inc. Competency Model provides a consistent and concentrated focus on behaviours that will maintain the legality of the business and a professional, healthy workplace, while driving results essential to success. For LCM/DK2 Inc. to function as a successful organization, they will continue to build on these core values and earn the confidence of customers and stakeholders.
CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT
A high standard of ethical business conduct is the responsibility of each LCM/DK2 Inc. employee. The Code of Business Conduct (referred to as the Code) outlines the rules, principles, values, expectations, and behaviour fundamental to success.
The Code governs actions through overarching principles of ethical business conduct expected of all LCM/DK2 Inc. employees. It governs actions through overarching principles of ethical business conduct expected of all LCM/DK2 Inc. employees.
The following Code of Business Conduct outlines the expectations for all employees, regardless of employment agreement or rank. This Code also outlines the consequences for unacceptable behaviour. Employees who are unsure whether their conduct or the conduct of their coworkers complies with the Code of Business Conduct should contact their manager or the President’s office.
This policy applies to everyone LCM/DK2 Inc. employs or has business relations with. This includes individual people such as employees, interns, volunteers, vendors, contractors, and customers.
Components of the Code
The Code of Business Conduct contains specific practices, rules, and behaviour(s), that must be followed. They are organized in components and policies that express the practices and behaviour of employees, required, or restricted as a condition of employment. The components of the Code include:
• Health and Safety
• Talent Management
• Performance Management
• Attendance Management
• Information Technology
COMPLIANCE WITH LAW
All employees must protect our company’s legality. They should comply with all environmental, safety and fair dealing laws. We expect employees to be ethical and responsible when dealing with our company’s finances, products, partnerships, and public image.
REPORTING A VIOLATION
An employee who believes they have been subjected to a Code of Business Ethics or a Code of Business Conduct violation has a responsibility to promptly report the issue to their manager. No retaliation or reprisals will be undertaken or tolerated against any employee who, in good faith, complains of, reports, or participates in the investigation of any allegations of workplace misconduct. Employees need to be reasonably knowledgeable and sensitive and understand the distinction between minor infractions and more serious issues.