The underlying philosophy of this Code is to conduct our business in an ethical manner as well as create a work environment that is conducive to members and associates alike, based on our values and beliefs. To help us meet this commitment, the Code defines what we expect of our members and associates. This Code of Conduct sets out guidelines for each individual in the group to follow. The Code establishes principles for business conduct applicable throughout the group, regardless of location.Where differences exist as a result of local customs, norms, laws or regulations, you may apply either the code or local requirements – whichever sets the highest standard of behaviour. The organization will support and stand by all decisions taken by members in the spirit of trust and membership. This is providing the decisions taken by the members are in the best interests of the organization, and in line with GCEIPL Values & this Code of Conduct.