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Standards of Conduct

All Associates:

BOLDLY Doing the Right Thing

Associates can BOLDY do the right thing, every day, by:

  • Understanding the Code and Global Core Policies; 
  • Gaining a deeper understanding of other policies directly applicable to our position, business, or function; 
  • Being truthful and behaving in a transparent and authentic way;
  • Being accountable for an ethical work environment; 
  • Completing relevant compliance and ethics training; and
  • Being committed, promptly speaking up when something is not right, and cooperating fully and honestly if concerns are raised.

People Leaders:

Leading With Integrity

Managers and leaders have increased responsibility for laying the foundation for a culture of compliance and ethics by:

  • Serving as a positive role model of integrity with words and actions;
  • Emphasizing Kohler Co. ethics in decision making;
  • Knowing and sharing key risks that impact our business activities; 
  • Creating an environment where associates are empowered to respectfully challenge the status quo, ask questions, and raise concerns; 
  • Preventing retaliation against those who speak up; and 
  • Recognizing those who exemplify integrity and compliance.