NOTE: Xerox Corporate Governance Guidelines have been adopted by the Board of Directors of Xerox Corporation to assist the Board in the exercise of its responsibilities. These Corporate Governance Guidelines reflect the Board's commitment to monitor the effectiveness of policy and decision making both at the Board and management level, with a view to enhancing long-term shareholder value. These Corporate Governance Guidelines are reviewed by the Board, through the Corporate Governance Committee, on an annual basis and are subject to modification from time to time by the Board acting by a majority of the independent directors as determined under these Guidelines. Waivers of these Corporate Governance Guidelines may be made by the Board or the Corporate Governance Committee only.
Xerox aims to be a role model in ethical behavior and business practices, nurturing a culture of integrity, openness and inclusion. The Company's Board of Directors is 86% percent independent. Xerox people worldwide are well aware of and respectful of Xerox's Code of Business Conduct, available in 19 languages. Resources such as the Xerox Ethics Helpline offer employees an opportunity to seek guidance and raise issues concerning business standards and ethics.
Xerox's corporate governance guidelines reflect the Board's commitment to monitor the effectiveness of policy and decision-making both at the Board and management level, with a view to enhancing long-term shareholder value.