Grace has established corporate governance principles, business ethics, anti-corruption and conflicts of interest policies to help employees in their daily business interactions, as well as policies on any political activities. Grace also requires all of its employees to undergo annual ethics training. The policies and related training reaffirm Grace's commitment to comply with all applicable laws and be governed by the highest level of business ethics.
Ethics and Integrity Action Hotline
As part of the company's Business Ethics Policies, the Board of Directors has established a confidential hotline that employees, customers, vendors or other interested persons can use to anonymously report violations of, or express concerns regarding compliance with, any of the company's ethics policies (including, but not limited to, any matters involving accounting, internal accounting controls, audit matters or fraud).
The hotline is available toll-free from more than 30 countries and is staffed 24x7 by multilingual case managers.
In addition to the hotline, you may express your concerns or inquire about Grace's Corporate Governance by contacting:
- Your normal contact at the company; or
- The General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer (listed below); or
- The Chair of the Audit Committee (listed below); or
- The Lead Independent Director (listed below).
Cherée H. Johnson
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary & Chief Ethics Officer and Compliance Officer
7500 Grace Drive
Columbia, MD 21044
Christopher J. Steffen
Chairman of the Board
c/o 7500 Grace Drive
Columbia, MD 21044
The Ethics and Integrity in Action Hotline is available toll-free by:
- First dialing an access code based on your location (see table below)
- Followed by the toll-free number: 866.458.3947.
Interested persons can also report concerns online.