Employees are accountable for their conduct and have a duty to avoid conflicts of interest. A conflict of interest includes not only an actual conflict, but also a potential or perceived conflict. Should the situation arise, an Employee must disclose in writing an actual, potential, or perceived conflict of interest to the CEO and/or Director, Enterprise Risk & Compliance. If the actual, potential, or perceived conflict involves the CEO, the matter should be reported directly to the Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors and the Director, Enterprise Risk & Compliance.
Furthermore, as outlined in the Fund's SIP&G, Directors of the PSSPTI are subject to their respective Code of Conduct. Employees of the Pension Services Corp. are subject to the Pension Services Corp.'s Code of Business Ehtics and Conduct. Employees and Trustee directors are accountable to avoid conflict of interests that may be in conflict with their duties to the Fund and disclose any actual or perceived conflicts. Failure to follow the Code may result in dismissal.
Any external service provider shall disclose to the CIO any direct or indirect association or matierla interest or involvement in aspects related to their role with regard to the Fund's investments.