Independent Sector Governance Policies

Independent Sector is committed to the highest standards of good governance and ethical practice. The following policies detail that commitment in three critical areas.

Code of Ethics

Adherence to the law is only a minimum standard of expected behavior. As a matter of principle, Independent Sector is duty-bound to adhere to the highest ethical standards because it is the right thing to do.

Conflict of Interest

Directors, officers, and staff serve the public interest and thus have a clear obligation to the concept that all decisions of the board, officers, and employees of Independent Sector are to be made solely on the basis of a desire to promote the best interests of the organization and the public good.

Whistleblower Policy

Independent Sector is committed to facilitating open and honest communications relevant to its governance, finances, operations, and compliance. This policy enables individuals to come forward with information about illegal activity or violations of organizational policies.