Code of Ethics

  1. Acting with integrity and honesty means we will be truthful and ethical in our actions and decisions. This includes being transparent about our business practices and accountable for our actions.

  2. Respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals means that we will treat everyone with fairness, respect, and kindness, regardless of their background or circumstances. This includes providing a safe and supportive work environment for our members, volunteers, and supporters and treating our customers and partners with care and respect.

  3. Minimizing our environmental impact means we will take steps to reduce our environmental footprint and operate sustainably. This could include using eco-friendly practices, conserving natural resources, and reducing waste.

  4. Adhering to all applicable laws and regulations means that we will follow all laws and regulations that apply to our business operations. This includes laws related to labor practices, environmental protection, and consumer protection, among others.

  5. Promoting the responsible use of permaculture and agricultural products and practices means that we will encourage the use of sustainable agricultural practices and products that are safe for both people and the environment.

  6. Being transparent in our business operations means we will be open and honest about our business practices and decisions and make information available to stakeholders as appropriate.

  7. Striving for continuous improvement means we will always look for ways to improve our business operations and the products and services we offer. This could include adopting new technologies, improving processes, and increasing efficiency.

  8. Promoting diversity and inclusion means we will value and respect diversity in all forms, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and ability. We will also strive to create a culture of inclusion that is welcoming to all.

  9. Being fair and respectful in our dealings with suppliers and vendors means we will treat these partners with honesty, fairness, and respect and will work to build long-term relationships based on mutual trust and benefit.

  10. Prioritizing the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and communities means that we will ensure these groups’ health and safety and will work to create a positive impact in the communities in which we operate. This could include implementing safety measures in the workplace, supporting community initiatives, and being a responsible corporate citizen.