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Codes of Ethics - KINDAH FOUNDATION, INC.
Our Ethical Standards INTEGRITY All directors, officers, employees, interns, and volunteers of Kindah Foundation, Inc., shall act with honesty, integrity, and openness in all of their dealings as representatives of Kindah Foundation, Inc., shall maintain a working environment that values integrity, compassion, fairness, and respect. All activities carried out on behalf Kindah Foundation, Inc., by its employees, volunteers, interns, contractors and board members will be in compliance with applicable laws, bylaws, rules and regulations, and conducted according to the highest ethical and moral standards. MISSION AND VISION To promote early detection and prevention of Ovarian and Cervical Cancer through awareness, education, and to help survivors heal with guidance and support. The vision of Kindah Foundation, Inc., “A global movement that is fueled by kindness, compassion, and a world where Gynecologic Cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is treated as a public priority.” OUR VALUES People – Our greatest assets: our members, our volunteers, our donors, and our supporters. Kindness and Compassion – Selfless acts of kindness and compassion toward the needs of those who are affected here and aboard. Sisterhood – Sister Circle of Strength, no female should face cancer alone. Education – Educate about the warning signs and symptoms of Ovarian and Cervical Cancer. Integrity and Transparency – In all our actions and decision. Inclusiveness – We promotes inclusiveness by seeking board members, staffs, and volunteers who enrich our mission through a diversity of experience, skills, cultures, and backgrounds. Community Involvement and Collaboration – We understand that more can be accomplished if we work TOGETHER. III. GOVERNANCE The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the mission and the strategic direction of Kindah Foundation, Inc., and for exercising oversight of its finances and policies. The Board of Directors shall: Ensure that Board members possess the requisite skills and experience to carry out their duties and that all directors understand and fulfill their governance duties, acting for the benefit of Kindah Foundation, Inc., and its public purpose; Adopt and implement a Conflict of Interest Policy so that conflicts of interest, as well as the appearance of conflicts of interest, are avoided or properly managed through disclosure, recusal, or other means; Be responsible for the hiring and regular performance review of the Chief Executive Officer, and ensure that the compensation of the Chief Executive Officer is reasonable and appropriate; Ensure that the Chief Executive Officer and appropriate staff provide the Board of Directors with timely and comprehensive information so that the Board of Directors can effectively carry out its duties; Ensure that Kindah Foundation, Inc., conducts all transactions and dealings with integrity and honesty; Ensure that Kindah Foundation, Inc., promotes working relationships with Board members, management team, staff, and volunteers based on mutual respect, fairness, and openness; Ensure that Kindah Foundation, Inc. is fair and inclusive in its hiring and promotion policies and practices for all Board, management team, staff, and volunteer positions; Ensure that key policies of Kindah Foundation, Inc., are in writing, clearly articulated, and adopted; Ensure that the resources of Kindah Foundation, Inc., are responsibly and prudently managed; Ensure that Kindah Foundation, Inc., has the capacity to carry out its programs effectively. LAW AND ETHICS Kindah Foundation, Inc., …