shell code of ethics

Code of Ethics Document
Kiran Bhattarai
PHI 314 Ethics for Computer Professionals
Shell Global
A code of ethics document may outline the mission and values of the business or organization,
how professionals are supposed to approach problems, the ethical principles based on the
organization's core values and the standards to which the professional is held.
The Code of Ethics in the Shell Global is applicable to all the employees that work in the company. Some
of the job holders are:
1. The Executive Directors
2. The Executive Vice President – Controller, Taxation, Investor Relation, Trading and Supply etc.
Honesty, Integrity, fairness and business climate fostering standards are expected in the
workplace. All the job holders are adhered to the Shell Global code of conduct on dealing in
securities and any provision for the avoidance of conflicts of interest stipulated in applicable terms
and conditions of the employee. Employee shall excuse himself from making any decision that could
disclose the company’s sensitive information or the circumstances that create or could create the
conflicts of interest to (a) the chairman of the Audit Committee in the case of: (i) the Executive
Directors of Royal Dutch Shell, (ii) the Chief Financial Officer, (iii) the Chief Internal Auditor and (iv)
the Executive Vice President Controller, and (b) to the Executive Vice President Controller, in the
case of any other COE Addressee. Employee shall not seek or accept any favor in any form from the
third parties in exchange to the company’s data and information and not hold positions or jobs or
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engage in outside businesses or other interests that adversely impact the performance of duties
owed to any Shell company or the interests of the same.
Each COE addressee is held accountable for the compliance with this code with respect to any
issues within his control and the sanctions for a breach of this Code shall be determined by: (i) the
Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell where it concerns the Executive Directors of Royal Dutch
Shell or the Chief Financial Officer; and (ii) the Audit Committee where it concerns any other COE
Addressee. Sanctions may include serious disciplinary action, removal from office and dismissal as
well as other remedies, all to the extent permitted by law and as appropriate under the
No waiver of any provision of this Code shall be valid unless provided in writing by chairman of
the Audit Committee and with the prior approval of the Audit Committee.