Given its mission, Second Sense has adopted a code of ethics to guide its board members, committee members and staff in their conduct when acting on behalf of Second Sense. The Code contains broad principles reflecting the types of behavior Second Sense expects towards constituents, employees, peers and the public. The Code is intended to provide a framework for ethical decision-making, as no Code can provide specific guidance for all situations. This policy is not intended as a stand-alone policy. It does not embody the totality of Second Sense’s ethical standards, nor does it answer every ethical question or issue that might arise. Rather, it is one element of a broader effort to create and maintain a quality organization that gives ethical conduct the highest priority. This Code will be reviewed periodically.
Board members, committee members and staff will:
Second Sense management is responsible for communicating this Code of Ethics to all employees and volunteers and for ensuring its contents are understood and followed. Breaches of this Code should be reported in accordance with the following policy: Reporting of a Violation of Code of Ethics and Policies.