Albemarle Code of Conduct for Business Partners - Flipbook - Page 29
Government decision-making directly affects our legal and
social license to operate in every country in which Albemarle
conducts business. We proactively engage with governments
on issues of concern to Albemarle, its businesses or its
stakeholders (employees, investors, communities) to inform
their decisions. Such engagement may involve Business
Partners acting on our behalf.
Business Partners are expected to:
Be courteous, truthful, cooperative and constructive when
engaging with government officials on behalf of Albemarle.
Seek approval from Albemarle before engaging with any new
government agency on its behalf.
Allow Albemarle the opportunity to review any information
before it is submitted to a government agency on behalf
of Albemarle, and to participate in any meetings with
government officials that concern Albemarle.
Ensure that information provided to government agencies on
behalf of Albemarle is accurate, timely and in accordance with
Cooperate with any legitimate government request or
investigation affecting Albemarle, answer questions honestly
and notify Albemarle of the government contact.
Obstruct legitimate government investigations affecting
Albemarle by intentionally withholding, concealing or
destroying relevant documents and other information.
Retaliate or discriminate against anyone who reports in good
faith wrongdoing or lawfully cooperates with a government
inquiry or investigation.
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Business Partners also must not: