Relationship with Public and Private Organizations

The company shall continually seek to maintain a good, healthy, and transparent relationship with public or private entities in Brazil and abroad. No bribe can be received from or paid to any person with an aim to circumvent irregularities that may have been committed by the Company.

Likewise, employees are prohibited from offering or receiving, directly or indirectly, illegal contributions or donations, commissions, or benefits to governmental or non-governmental authorities in Brazil and abroad with an aim to influence decisions or obtain advantages, as well as from performing any acts deemed harmful to the Brazilian or foreign public administration.

Complementary guidelines on this matter are set forth in Procedure DIR-36/15 “Bribery Prevention”, which must be known and complied with by everyone.