- Code of Conduct: It has always been the policy of Carpenter Technology Corporation to comply with the letter and spirit of all laws that govern our operations and to adhere to the highest standards of business ethics. With that in mind, Carpenter Technology has implemented general legal and ethical guidelines you will find in our "Code of Conduct", available for download. The guidelines apply to all employees and majority-owned affiliates, including subsidiaries, both in the United States and other countries.
- Executives, Board and Directors: At Carpenter Technology, we understand the need for diversity of leadership. Please see our Board of Directors and Executive profiles.
- Ethics: We expect all employees to report any actual or potential illegal or unethical conduct or violation of Company policies, laws or regulations at Carpenter Technology. Carpenter Technology provides a third-party hosted, anonymous website and hotline for employees to report any ethical violations. This confidential site gives employees an opportunity to voice concerns about an incident(s) they may have observed at Carpenter Technology. The incident could be of a legal, criminal, or personal nature. Employees can use the site to report concerns, or use the provided toll-free numbers, available 24/7 in multiple languages.
- Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption: Carpenter Technology has a long-standing anti-bribery and anticorruption policy for all directors, officers, employees, representatives and consultants. We conduct an annual training and certification program to remind everyone of their obligations and responsibilities.
- Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking: The Company recognizes that slavery and human trafficking can occur in many forms, such as forced labor, child labor, domestic servitude, sex trafficking and workplace abuse. Therefore, when used in this policy, the terms "slavery and human trafficking" encompass all of these various forms of coerced labor. The Company does not and will not permit its employees, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, or other entities that it does business with to engage in any form of slavery and human trafficking. The Company prohibits retaliation against anyone who files a complaint or reports a suspected violation of this policy. An employee or other party who violates this policy will be subject to appropriate discipline by the Company, including, but not limited to, disclosure of the violation to government officials, when required by law or contract, and termination.
- Code of Ethics: It is the policy of Carpenter Technology Corporation that the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), Chief Accounting Officer ("CAO") and Controller of Carpenter Technology Corporation (the "Corporation") adhere to and advocate the following principles governing their professional and ethical conduct in the fulfillment of their responsibilities:
- Act with integrity in every relationship with customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders and the community.
- Act with honesty, avoiding actual or apparent conflicts between his or her personal, private interests and the interests of the Corporation, including receiving improper personal benefits as a result of his or her position.
- Perform responsibilities to ensure that periodic reports filed with the SEC contain information that is accurate, complete, fair and understandable.
- Comply with federal, state, and local laws applicable to the Corporation, and the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies having jurisdiction over the Corporation.
- Act in good faith, responsibly, with due care, and diligence, without misrepresenting or omitting material facts or allowing independent judgment to be compromised.
- Respect the confidentiality of information acquired in the course of the performance of his or her responsibilities except when authorized or otherwise legally obligated to disclose. Do not use confidential information acquired in the course of the performance of his or her responsibilities for personal advantage.
- Proactively promote ethical behavior among subordinates and peers.
- Use corporate assets and resources employed or entrusted in a responsible manner consistent with the Corporation's Guidelines of Business Conduct.
- Not use corporate information, corporate assets, corporate opportunities or one's position with the Corporation for inappropriate personal gain. Do not compete directly or indirectly with the Corporation.
- Advance the Corporation's legitimate interests when the opportunity to do so arises.
- The Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors has the power to monitor, make determinations, and recommend action to the Board with respect to violations of this Policy.
- Additional information can be found in the Corporate Governance section of the Investor Relations website.