Albemarle Code of Conduct - Page 9

Is my health and safety or the health and safety of others at risk?
Am I acting in accordance with our Core Values, this Code,
our policies and applicable law?
Am I authorized to do this activity?
Do I feel comfortable doing this activity?
What would my work colleagues, friends or family think
if they knew what I was intending to do?
Would I feel comfortable with my actions being reported
on the front page of a newspaper?
To uphold our Core Values it is important that we are all held
accountable for our actions. How you work is an essential part of
your performance at Albemarle. This includes not only how you
apply our Core Values and this Code in your daily work, but also how
you support others who are responsible for conducting monitoring,
audits or investigations.
Any violation of the Code, Company policies or applicable laws
may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of
employment. The Company may also voluntarily report potentially
illegal behavior to law enforcement.
Will the activity attract adverse commentary on social media?
Sometimes our work doesn’t go according to plan. For example, a
permit application is delayed or rejected, or a production or sales target
is missed. In those situations, when you think you’re under pressure, it
is even more important to stop and reflect on these questions. Taking
risks or cutting corners is not the answer. It is important that we make
the right decision in every situation.
The eCode provides access to additional guidance, frequently asked
questions, policies and procedures for each section. In addition,
you can always get help from:
Living our Core Values requires courage to do the right thing, especially
in the most challenging circumstances. That courage is formed more
easily when we build good habits into our daily routines.
Take training that is offered to you
Obtain approvals required by Code and policies
Act within your levels of authorization
Make sure contracts you negotiate with customers, vendors
and other business partners are signed by all parties
Submit invoices and business expense claims on time,
and with complete supporting documentation
Your Supervisor
Classify and manage documents that you create or receive
Your HR Representative
Re-read emails and documents before you send them to
make sure they clearly convey your intended message
Global Ethics & Compliance
The Legal Department
The Integrity Helpline
Ask questions if you’re unsure about what to do
Speak up if something doesn’t feel right
If you are ever unsure about how to handle a particular situation, stop
and seek help. You are not alone!

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