Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

As a responsible company we follow a Code of Business Ethics and Conduct that details how we operate in conformance with both the law and business ethics.

Business ethics Beyond fulfilling any legal requirements, our employees are expected to conform to the highest standards of business and personal ethics. They should at all times be honest and ethical in their dealings with coworkers, external companies, entities, stockholders, customers, suppliers or administrative bodies.

Our procedures also deal specifically with conflicts of interest, those situations where the personal interests of our employee could in any way collide with the interests of our company.

We do not support any political bodies, but we do encourage all of our employees to exercise their rights as citizens and vote.

Observance of law We obey the laws, rules and regulations governing all of our operations. Our business relations are based on the principle of fair competition. We protect the valuable asset of the intellectual property we have created over the years.

Employee safety Our employees enjoy safe work conditions. We review any accidents and analyze their causes to help prevent a reoccurrence. Our safety programs reward actions and initiatives that reduce the risk of accidents at work.

Food safety As a food producer we pay special attention to the safety of our products. Numerous procedures and controls help us to ensure that our products meet the highest quality standards.

Natural environment We work to protect the natural environment by meeting or exceeding the requirements of all acts and regulations. Our efforts are focused on reducing pollution, usage of natural resources and energy. We seek to continuously improve our environmental procedures.

Training and education We use meetings and training to ensure that our employees understand the ethical principles and standards we expect them to adhere to. Each year our employees are required to formally confirm knowledge and usage of our Code of Business Ethics and Conduct, and to behave in accordance with the law.

Anonymous ethics hotline Our employees, customers and suppliers can use a free and anonymous ethics hotline to communicate an actual or potential breach of the law or corporate rules:
tel. +48 800800041 or via e-mail: compliance@smithfield.com.

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