Ethics and Code of Conduct Policy

It shall be the policy of Besse Forest Products Group that all employees will follow high standards of ethics and conduct.

The successful operation and reputation of Besse Forest Products Group is built upon the principles of fair dealing and ethical conduct of our employees. Our reputation for integrity and excellence requires careful observance of the spirit and letter of all applicable laws and regulations, as well as the highest standards of conduct and personal integrity.

The continued success of Besse Forest Products Group is dependent upon a mutual trust between our employees, our industry, and the communities in which we serve. We are dedicated to preserving that trust. Employees have a responsibility to Besse Forest Products Group to act in a way that will merit the continued trust and confidence of the public.

Besse Forest Products Group will comply with all applicable laws and regulations and expects all employees to conduct business in accordance with the letter, spirit, and intent of all relevant laws and to refrain from any illegal, dishonest, or unethical conduct. In general, the use of good judgment, based on high ethical principles, will guide employees with respect to lines of acceptable conduct.