The Meadow Burke Ethics Policy reflects the high standard of business conduct representing what is the coare of our organization. Our Ethics Policy helps define our commitment to support a culture of openness, trust and integrity in all we do.
We are committed to conducting all of the Meadow Burke’s affairs and activities with the highest standards of ethical conduct. We have an obligation to adhere to this policy and encourage others to do the same. We are dedicated to pursuing our mission with honesty, fairness and respect.
This Ethics Policy helps clarify our standard of conduct. It makes clear that Meadow Burke expects our employees to understand the ethical considerations associated with their actions. Our Ethics Policy affirms our long standing commitment to conduct our business with integrity and without deception.
Code of Ethics
The summary code of ethics includes the following provisions: Meadow Burke employees must:
• Proactively promote ethical behavior as a responsible partner among peers in the work environment.
• Deal fairly with Meadow Burke customers, suppliers, competitors, and employees.
• Provide customers with information that is accurate, objective, and understandable.
• Comply with applicable government laws, rules and regulations. • Maintain the confidentiality of information entrusted to them by the Meadow Burke or its customers except when authorized or otherwise legally obligated to disclose.
• Be honest and ethical in their conduct, including ethical handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest between personal and professional relationships.
• Protect and ensure the proper use of company assets.
The purpose for this Ethics Policy is to support a culture of openness, trust, and integrity throughout Meadow Burke’s management and business practices.
At Meadow Burke, we are committed to the responsible use of Meadow Burke assets; to provide accurate, complete and objective information; to respect the confidentiality of financial and other information; to act in good faith and exercise due care in all we do; to comply with all rules and regulations, and to proactively promote ethical behavior.
The Meadow Burke’s Ethics are built on the Meadow Burke’s Core Values. As such, we acknowledge our individual responsibility to ensure our collective success by practicing and promoting the following values which reflect a shared view of how we want to operate and be seen by others.
We pursue our mission with fairness and respect for the individual. We uphold the values of the Meadow Burke in every action and decision. We are committed to act in good faith, to comply with the rule of law and with Meadow Burke policies and standards.
We strive to be the best in manufacturing and engineering is the greatest demonstration of our pledge to customer satisfaction. Our success depends on the abilities of our employees to deliver the level of consistent excellence.
In an effort to support our mission, we strive to be proactive and innovative in all we do.
We hold ourselves to the same standards of excellence that make the Meadow Burke a leader in the industry. We are committed to continuous improvement in engineering and manufacturing.
Our intent is for our employees to represent our diverse population, so we can maximize the relationship between our customers and the Meadow Burke.
We value our employees and customers and treat them with respect. We operate in a climate of openness and trust.
Meadow Burke is committed to provide a work environment that values diversity among its employees. Our Human Resource policies and activities are intended to create a respectful workplace where every individual has the opportunity to reach their highest potential.
Employees are provided opportunities regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability. These policies apply to both applicants and employees in all phases of employment including, recruiting, hiring, placement, training, development, transfer, promotion, demotion, performance reviews, compensation, benefits and separation from employment.
Meadow Burke employees, contractors and suppliers are expected to report any practices or actions believed to be inappropriate to their supervisor, or Meadow Burke management, the Human Resources department.
We are dedicated to 100% customer satisfaction. We are devoted to exceeding customer expectations. We dedicate ourselves to anticipating the changing needs of customers and creating timely, innovative and superior products.
Fraud is defined as any intentional act or omission designed to deceive others. The Meadow Burke Management has adopted a “no fraud tolerance” attitude. In addition to management, staff at all levels of the company have a responsibility for preventing, detecting and reporting fraud.
In addition to the definition of fraud, this policy covers any dishonest or fraudulent act, including but not limited to:
• Misappropriation of funds, supplies or other assets. • Disclosing confidential and proprietary information to outside parties.
• Intentional, false representation or concealment of a material fact for the purpose of inducing another to act upon it to procure an advantage, benefit or gain.
• Accepting or seeking anything of material value from contractors, vendors or persons providing services/materials to Meadow Burke.
• Destruction, removal, or unauthorized use of records and equipment.
• Any similar or related irregularity.
Each member of management will be familiar with the types of improprieties that might occur within his or her area of responsibility and be alert for any indication of irregularity. An employee, vendor, contractor, or outside agency doing business with Meadow Burke shall immediately report any irregularity that is detected or suspected, as instructed below under ‘Reporting Ethics Violations.’ Any employee or person who suspects or reports dishonest or fraudulent activity shall not attempt to personally conduct investigations or interviews related to any suspected fraudulent act. Investigations will be coordinated with the Legal Department and other affected groups, both internal and external. For additional information regarding fraudulent activities, please contact Meadow Burke.
Property and Information
Employees are expected to protect the Meadow Burke’s property at all times; including cash, equipment, records, employee, and customer information. This also requires employees to maintain confidentiality regarding Meadow Burke records, and employee and customer information.
Reporting Ethics Violations
If you have questions or concerns about compliance with the subject described in this policy, we encourage you to first talk with your supervisor, Meadow Burke management or the Human Resources department. If for any reason you are uncomfortable talking to any of these individuals, contact the Meadow Burke at (877) 518-7665, or www.meadowburke.com/contact to report your concerns. Your calls will be handled in confidence. No employee or customer who in good faith reports an action or suspected action taken by or within the Meadow Burke that is illegal, fraudulent, or in violation of any adopted policy will suffer intimidation, harassment, discrimination or other retaliation.