Develop Nova Scotia Code of Business Conduct
Develop Nova Scotia strives to operate in a manner that is responsible, accountable and demonstrates unquestionable integrity. Our strong values will support our success in achieving our role in the development of strategic economic infrastructure to support inclusive economic growth in Nova Scotia.
Each of us shares a responsibility to do what’s right in all business matters. This shared duty is one of the cornerstones to our success. The following key principles apply to all staff of Develop Nova Scotia, including members of the Board of Directors.
ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT—The Develop Nova Scotia team commits to maintain the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in all that we do.
ADHERENCE TO ALL LAWS AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING OUR BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS—Team members will adhere to the spirit and letter of all laws and regulations in every area that we do business. We will deal fairly with our customers, clients, service providers, and suppliers.
RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY—Our province and our workforce are rich in differences. Develop Nova Scotia recognizes and values every individual’s unique skills and perspectives, a respect we extend to all our business relationships.
ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP—Environmental protection is essential to the integrity of ecosystems, human health, and the socio-economic well-being of all Nova Scotians. Using a balanced, coordinated approach, Develop Nova Scotia will take steps to protect the health, prosperity, and environmental integrity of our communities in all of our business decisions.
TRANSPARENCY—Develop Nova Scotia is a Crown Corporation, responsible to the Government and people of Nova Scotia. Every effort will be made to ensure our efforts are communicated to and or understood by the people who make our province among the world’s greatest places.