Our Board is a balanced and diverse group of leaders and is highly independent and well equipped to carry out its functions as a governing body on behalf of stockholders.

The Firm’s Corporate Governance Principles and the charters of the Board’s principal standing committees are set out below. Together, these form the framework for governance of the Firm at the Board level.

The Firm's Corporate Governance Principles and committee charters reflect New York Stock Exchange listing standards as well as regulatory requirements, and they rest on a foundation of long-standing governance principles of the Firm and its predecessors. The Board recognizes that governance principles will continue to evolve in the future and that the Board should continue to re-evaluate them from time to time in light of changing circumstances.

Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

ESG considerations are integrated into the policies and principles that govern our business and reflect our commitment to sustainable growth.