MetroFlags Corporate Ethics Policy
Name of Organisation: MetroFlags, Inc. Address of Organisation: P.O. Box 194, Cranford, NJ 07016 Website and email: http://www.MetroFlags.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Contact for sponsorship issues: 888-546-7030
2. COMMITMENT TO ADDRESS ETHICAL ISSUES
We actively seek opportunities to work together with external organisations to achieve shared objectives. However it is vital that we maintain our independence and do not allow external partnerships to bring the name of MetroFlags, Inc. into disrepute.
MetroFlags, Inc. therefore seeks, so far as is practical and within the constraints of US law;
initiatives that do not compromise the independent status of MetroFlags, Inc. to ensure that the activities of organizations we work with are consistent with our organizational values.
This policy has been devised to ensure clarity and openness to all our stakeholders. It is designed to address sponsorship. We welcome comments, criticism and suggestions as to how these goals can be met.
3. AVOIDANCE CRITERIA
Partnerships with companies involved in any of the following activities will be avoided:
a. nuclear weapons systems manufacture
b. companies generating revenue from the sale of pornography
4. CAUSE RELATED MARKETING, AFFINITY MARKETING AND PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS
MetroFlags, Inc. does not endorse or approve products or companies, and a statement to this effect will be included alongside any branding or promotion associated with products.
MetroFlags, Inc. will not promote any products unless published research has shown direct benefit to our beneficiaries Only MetroFlags, Inc. and its subsidiaries will have direct access to our databases.
MetroFlags, Inc. believes that benefits to both partners can be enhanced if the charity partner has an input into policy issues at the commercial organization. To this end, for substantial partnerships of more than 12 months duration, MetroFlags, Inc. will seek to establish a formal process for consultation.
MetroFlags, Inc. will communicate its commitment to this policy to the organization's stakeholders. A copy of this policy will be displayed on our website.