The Boeing Company’s business is conducted by its employees, managers and corporate officers led by the chief executive officer, with oversight from the Board of Directors. The Board's Governance & Public Policy Committee periodically reviews the Company's corporate governance principles and current practices.
The Board and the corporate officers recognize that the long-term interests of the company are advanced when they are responsive to the concerns of communities, customers, employees, public officials, shareholders and suppliers.
Additionally, the Board has adopted a Code of Ethical Business Conduct, to focus the Board and each Director on areas of ethical risk, provide guidance to help them continue to effectively recognize and deal with ethical issues, enhance existing mechanisms to continue the reporting of unethical conduct, and help to continue to foster and sustain a culture of honesty and accountability. Directors agree to comply with the Corporate Governance Principles and the Code of Ethical Business Conduct, as well as all other applicable publicly disclosed corporate governance, ethics, conflict of interest, confidentiality, stock ownership and trading policies, and guidelines of the Company. Compliance, including anti-corruption topics, is discussed periodically with the Board.
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