Pledge

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Title: Pledge
DRACC: 0016
Category: Regulatory
Scope: Global
Authors: Leenaars, M.A.G.J.; Šuklje, M.
Date: December 2016
Copyright: The Commons Conservancy

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Introduction

Persons assuming responsibilities within a Programme inside [The Commons Conservancy], such as member of the Board of Directors, MUST sign [The Commons Conservancy] Pledge. Through the Pledge, one formally endorses the overall mission of [The Commons Conservancy] as well as the responsibility to act in the public interest and in the spirit of openness, equality and cooperation.

Pledge for individuals

"I have acquainted myself with the statutory mission and the Code of Conduct of [The Commons Conservancy], and agree to behave according to the principles established therein, and in the spirit of cooperation. As part of the community of [The Commons Conservancy], I consider it a personal obligation to adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards. I will not act in any manner that is adverse or contrary to the interests of [The Commons Conservancy]. I intend to contribute my skills and good judgment to the best of my abilities."

Pledge for groups

"We have acquainted ourselves with the statutory mission and the Code of Conduct of [The Commons Conservancy], and agree to behave according to the principles established therein, and in the spirit of cooperation. As part of the community of [The Commons Conservancy], we consider it a personal obligation to adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards. We will not act in any manner that is adverse or contrary to the interests of [The Commons Conservancy] or any of its Programmes. We intend to contribute our skills and good judgment to the best of our abilities."

References

  • DRACC "Code of Conduct"