Compass Minerals has a strong record of operating under sound corporate governance practices. In addition, our Board of Directors regularly evaluates and implements emerging best practices. Our senior management team and Board of Directors are committed to building long-term, sustainable growth of shareholder value and to doing so in an ethical and transparent manner which reflects the company’s Core Values.

We are committed to creating an environment that promotes our Core Values and encourages employees to speak up and report any known or suspected violations of our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct (Code of Ethics), company policies and applicable law. Employees may report any known or suspected violations to a manager, human resources, a member of the legal or internal audit team, or our ethics hotline operated by an independent third party. Our Code of Ethics prohibits retaliation against employees for reporting information or raising questions in good faith. You may find information on contacting the Board of Directors or our Ethics Hotline here.

Our company and Board of Directors have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion at all levels of our company, including at the highest level at our board of directors. This is evidenced by the diversity of our board as a whole as well as the diversity of our board leadership, which includes one woman serving as a committee chair as well as one African American serving as a committee chair.