Code of Ethics

As a matter of organizational policy, this Code of Ethics and Conduct serves as a guiding framework for acceptable business behavior among all employees, contractors, and volunteers of The Asservo Project. In representing our organization, we expect each team member to uphold exemplary standards of ethics and integrity. Therefore, all employees are obligated to adhere to the following principles:

 

Foster Trust and Belief:

  1. Success relies on the trust and confidence instilled in our employees, customers, and stakeholders.
  2. Uphold promises, act with honesty, and achieve company goals through proper conduct.
  3. Evaluate decisions based on whether they enhance trust, belief, and contribute to a positive and successful environment.

 

Foster Respect in the Workplace: 

  1. Commit to treating colleagues, contractors, and volunteers with respect, creating a fair and positive workplace.
  2. Uphold a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, or offensive conduct.
  3. Report any harassment or discrimination promptly to the CEO.

 

Foster Constructive Dialogue and a Forum for Concerns:

  1. Encourage open and honest communication without fear of reprisal.
  2. Establish an atmosphere conducive to free expression.
  3. Thoroughly investigate reported matters related to questionable or unethical behavior.

 

Lead by Example: 

  1. Leaders are held to the same ethical standards as all employees.
  2. Any failure to adhere to this Code will be addressed accordingly.

 

Compliance with Applicable Policies and Laws:

  1. Comply with all local, state, federal, and foreign laws.
  2. Seek expert advice if unsure about the legality of potential actions.
  3. Report and prevent violations of laws, rules, and regulations.

 

Competition and Partnerships:

  1. Engage in principled activities and avoid collusion or illicit practices.
  2. When relevant, sell products and services based on fair and reasonable factors given market conditions.

 

Proprietary Information:

  1. Abide by laws governing the acquisition and use of Intellectual Property.
  2. Do not obtain or attempt to obtain another organization’s trade secrets.
  3. Safeguard inside information regarding The Asservo Project and clients and partners we are serving.

 

Avoid Conflicts of Interest:

  1. Refrain from relationships or activities compromising fairness or objectivity.
  2. Use of company property or information for personal gain is strictly prohibited.
  3. Consult CEO when in doubt about potential conflicts of interest.

 

Accepting Professional Courtesies:

  1. Professional courtesies are accepted occasionally and within conventional norms.
  2. Decline professional courtesies if uncomfortable or if they may impact the company’s reputation.

 

Meals, Refreshments, Entertainment, and Gifts:

  1. Accept occasional, modest business courtesies following conventional norms.
  2. Consult CEO regarding questions about accepting business courtesies.

 

Truthful Public Disclosures:

  1. Ensure all financial information is truthful, timely, and fully explained.
  2. Ensure all reports of activities, accomplishments, and investigations is truthful.
  3. Report any concerns about the accuracy of information to the CEO.

 

Corporate Recordkeeping:

  1. Create, retain, and dispose of official documents in compliance with policies and regulations.
  2. Maintain factual and accurate corporate records.

 

Accountability:

  1. Every employee must familiarize themselves with and adhere to this Code.
  2. Report any concerns about compliance with or violations of this Code to the CEO or Member of the Board of Directors.
  3. Violations may result in disciplinary action, including termination of employment.

 

Use of Company Assets: 

  1. Company assets are for professional use; occasional personal use is allowed if non-disruptive.
  2. Managers are responsible for overseeing the proper use of departmental materials.

 

Compliance Oversight: 

  1. Compliance with these values is mandatory.
  2. Reporting any violations or suspected violations is ethically obligated and can be done confidentially. CEO or member of The Board of Directors

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