Kohler Co.’s Commitment
Kohler Co. is committed to delighting our customers with high-quality, innovative products and services at competitive prices. Kohler Co. supports fair and vigorous competition that allows customers to benefit from choice in a free market economy. With that in mind, Kohler Co. prohibits agreements or arrangements with competitors that fix prices, coordinate bids, allocate customers or sales territories, or otherwise eliminate or restrict competition for its goods or services.
As associates, we comply with all applicable competition laws and regulations. To support our commitment, we:
Important: Violation of antitrust laws may result in severe criminal and civil legal penalties for our Company and for individuals involved.
Arlo approaches a supervisor with concerns about Q4 sales. The supervisor pulls Arlo aside “in conﬁdence” about an “arrangement” made with a competitor to adjust its pricing and position to help meet the Company’s quarterly sales goals. Arlo fears this may violate ethical and legal practices and put the Company at risk.
Kohler Co. abides by antitrust and competition laws to preserve and protect fair and open competition. As associates, we are required to fully comply with all antitrust and competition laws pertaining to contracts or joint activities with other companies. Creating such an “arrangement” with a competitor is strictly prohibited. Arlo should report this to a manager or supervisor, Human Resources, Legal, Compliance and Ethics, or the Ethics Helpline.