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General Business Principles

Living by our Principles

Our shared core values are honestly, integrity and respect for people underpin all the work we do and are the foundation of our Business Principles.

The Business Principles apply to all transactions, large or small, and drive the behavior expected of every employee in

P. Trimborn Agency in the conduct of its business at all times.

We are judged by how we act.

Our reputation will be upheld if we act in accordance with the law and the Business Principles. We encourage our staff to live by them or by equivalent principles.

It is the responsibility of management to lead by example, to ensure that all employees are aware of these principles, and behave in accordance with the spirit as well as with the letter of this statement.

The application of these principles is underpinned by a comprehensive set of assurance procedures, which are designed to make sure that our employees understand the principles and confirm that they act in accordance with them.

As part of the assurance system, it is also the responsibility of management to provide employees with safe and confidential channels to raise concerns and report instances of non-compliance.  In turn, it is the responsibility of all employees to report suspected branches of the Business Principles to P. Trimborn Agency.

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Our Values

P. Trimborn Agency employees share a set of core values – honestly, integrity and respect for people.

We also firmly believe in the fundamental importance of trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, and pride in what we do.

 Sustainable Development

As part of the Business Principles, we commit to contribute to sustainable development. This requires balancing short and long term interest, integrating economic, environmental and social considerations into business decision-making.

 Responsibilities

 P. Trimborn Agency recognizes five areas of responsibility.  It is the duty of management continuously to assess the priorities and discharge these inseparable responsibilities on the basis of that assessment.

 a) To Shareholders

To protect shareholders’ investments, and provide a long-term return competitive with those of other leading companies in the industry.

b) To customers

To win and maintain customers by developing and providing products and services which offer value in terms of price, quality, safety and environmental impact, which are supported by the requisite technological, environmental and commercial expertise.

c) To employees

To respect the human rights of our employees, and to provide them with good and safe working conditions, and competitive terms and conditions of employment.

To promote the development and best use of the talents of our employees; to create an inclusive work environment where every employee has an equal opportunity to development his or her skills and talents.  To encourage the involvement of employees in the planning and direction of their work; to provide them with channels to report concerns.

We recognize that commercial success depends on the full commitment of all employees.

d) To those with whom we do business

To seek mutually beneficial relationships with contractors, suppliers and in joint ventures and to promote the application of these P. Trimborn Agency General Business Principles or equivalent principles in such relationships. The ability to promote these principles effectively will be an important factor in the decision to enter into or remain in such relationships.

e) To society,

To conduct business as responsible corporate members of society, to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to support fundamental human rights in line with the legitimate role of business, and to give proper regard to health, safety , security and the environment.