The governance practices of the Rockefeller Foundation are described in a set of documents, including: the Charter, Social Investing Guidelines, Bylaws, the Code of Conduct, and the Whistleblower Policy, which are approved by the Board of Trustees.
The Rockefeller Foundation, as now constituted, is a corporation resulting from the consolidation of The Rockefeller Foundation and The Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial.
Social Investing Guidelines
The Foundation has a significant endowment, the result of the gifts by Mr. Rockefeller. He intended that the Foundation would work in perpetuity, and our investments are managed with this in mind.
The Bylaws of The Rockefeller Foundation as amended through November 4, 2010, follow, as they apply to Trustees, Board Meetings, Officers of the Corporation, and more.
Code of Conduct
This Code of Conduct is designed to guide the trustees, officers and staff of The Rockefeller Foundation in the performance of their duties and the operations of the Foundation, and sets out the Foundation’s conflicts of interest and related policies.
As stewards of the public trust, all staff and trustees are expected to ensure that the Rockefeller Foundation complies with the highest standards of financial accounting and reporting, and engages in lawful and ethical behavior. This policy is intended to encourage staff to report to management concerns about possible violations, and to lay out procedures for reporting and investigating complaints.
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