Conduct for Board and Management Group Members

(Last reviewed 8 July 2021)

It is the responsibility of Board and Management Group Members to:

  • Act within the governing document and the law – being aware of the contents of Forever Active’s governing document and the law as it applies to Forever Active
  • Act in the best interests of the organisation as a whole – considering what is best for the organisation and its beneficiaries and avoiding bringing it into disrepute.
  • Manage conflicts of interest effectively – registering, declaring and resolving conflicts of interest. Not gaining materially or financially unless specifically authorised to do so.
  • Respect confidentiality – understanding what confidentiality means in practice for Forever Active, its board and the individuals involved.
  • Have a sound and up-to-date knowledge of the organisation and its environment – understanding how Forever Active works and the environment within which it operates.
  • Attend meetings and other appointments or give apologies – engaging in discussions and decision-making processes.
  • Prepare fully for meetings and all work for the organisation – reading papers, querying unclear or difficult things and thinking through issues in good time before meetings.
  • Actively engage in respectful discussion, debate and voting in meetings – contributing positively, listening carefully, challenging sensitively and avoiding conflict.
  • Act jointly and accept a majority decision – making decisions collectively, standing by them and not acting individually unless specifically authorised to do so.
  • Work considerately and respectfully with all – respecting diversity, different roles and boundaries, and avoiding giving offence
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