Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics are intended to allow all Seattle Chinese American Chamber of Commerce, (SCACC) Directors and Members to work together with respect to one another’s personal and legal rights, so that the Chamber business can be conducted efficiently and professionally. Each Director and Member pledges its support of, and adherence to, the principles and practices, while not all-inclusive, set forth below. SCACC Board and Members acknowledge that such compliance is in the best interests of the Community Businesses, its customers, and its employees. SCACC members agree to always strive:
o Respect for the Community that we work with and serve.
o Integrity in our actions.
o Responsibility for our decisions and their consequences.
As Board of Directors and Members, we are committed to:
o Acting honestly, truthfully and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings.
o Avoiding conflicts of interest.
o Appropriately handling actual or apparent conflicts of interest in our relationships.
o Treating our members fairly.
o Treating every individual with dignity and respect.
o Treating our employees with respect, fairness and good faith and providing conditions of employment that safeguard their rights and welfare.
o Being a good corporate citizen and complying with both the spirit and the letter of the law.
o Acting responsibly toward the communities in which we work and for the benefit of the communities that we serve.
o Being responsible, transparent and accountable for all our actions, and
o Improving the accountability, transparency, ethical conduct and effectiveness of the business community.
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Seattle Chinese American Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Members Code of Ethics Policy
I acknowledge that I have received a copy of the Seattle Chinese American Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Member Code of Conduct Ethics. I understand that I am responsible for reading and abiding by the Policy. I also understand that the Seattle Chinese American Chamber of Commerce has the right to change any provision of this Code at any time and that I will be bound by any such changes.