AgGeorgia Farm Credit, ACA and its directors, officers and employees have committed to conduct business in accordance with the highest ethical standards as set forth in the Standards of Conduct Policy, which is applicable to the directors, officers and employees relating to ethical conduct, conflicts of interest, and compliance with the law.
This Code of Ethics applies to the Chief Executive Officer and other senior officers. The Association is responsible for the preparation and distribution of its financial statements and related disclosures and for providing relevant information that is true, accurate and complete to the Funding Corporation for use in preparing the Farm Credit System financial statements and related disclosures.
The Association expects all of its employees to act in accordance with the highest standards of personal and professional integrity in all aspects of their activities, to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, to deter wrongdoing and abide by its Standards of Conduct Policy and other policies and procedures adopted by the Association that govern the conduct of its employees. This Code of Ethics is intended to supplement the Association’s Standards of Conduct Policy.
You agree to:
You are prohibited from directly or indirectly taking any action to fraudulently influence, coerce, manipulate or mislead the Association’s independent public accountant for the purpose of rendering the financial statements of the Association misleading.
You understand that you will be held accountable for adherence to the Code of Ethics. Your failure to observe the terms of this Code of Ethics may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Violations of the Code of Ethics may also constitute violations of law and may result in civil and criminal penalties for you, your supervisors or the Association.
If you have any questions regarding the best course of action in a particular situation, the Association Standards of Conduct Officer should be promptly contacted. Any individual contacting the Association Standards of Conduct Officer may remain anonymous when reporting any possible violation of this Code of Ethics.
Please report any possible violation of this Code of Ethics by contacting SpeakUp at: speakupAgGeorgia.ethix360.com, or calling toll free at 1-844-850-6495. You may also report directly to AgGeorgia’s Standards of Conduct Official, Brandie Thompson (478-987-8300 ext. 113).
Any individual contacting SpeakUp can remain anonymous when reporting possible Code of Ethics violations.
You may also be interested in our AgGeorgia Farm Credit equal opportunity disclosures.