The Kinross Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the Code) establishes policies for Kinross directors, employees and contractors, and applies to all Kinross operations and to Kinross-operated joint ventures. The Code is available in all of the applicable official languages and is supported by compliance training and education programs. The Code and the associated training establish strict prohibitions on corrupt activity and robust controls to mitigate the risks of noncompliance.
Our Whistleblower Policy provides employees with rules and procedures to confidentially and, at their option, anonymously report, without fear of retaliation, any concerns of actual or suspected improper activities regarding of the Company’s accounting, internal controls or auditing matters, and any other violations of the Code including, but not limited to, violations of applicable laws and other Kinross policies. The Company has also established separate procedures for external parties to similarly report any such concerns.
In addition, the Company has a Vice-President, Compliance whose mandate is to provide dedicated leadership and oversight of the Company’s global compliance program.