Kennady Diamonds is strongly committed to the highest standards of ethics and governance in conducting its business. The Company has developed a series of best practice policies that ensure transparency and accountability to our shareholders, business partners and the communities affected by our operations. Our policies are reviewed and revised on a regular basis to ensure that they are up-to-date with respect to exchange regulations and investor expectations. To review a copy of the Company’s Corporate Governance Policies, Click Here
The Board of Kennady Diamonds has three committees in place that act independently of management and have wide ranging responsibilities.
This committee meets with independent auditors to review financial reporting, internal accounting, financial controls and audit procedures. The committee also reviews the Company’s annual report, financial statements and other regulatory documents for public distribution. The Chair of the Audit Committee is Robert Parsons.
This committee meets from time to time to review the compensation of the CEO and CFO and make recommendations to the Board. The Chair of the Compensation Committee is Tom McCandless.
Governance & Nominating Committee
This committee is responsible for developing the Company’s approach to corporate governance, which includes the mandate, size and composition of the board and its sub-committees. The committee also assesses the effectiveness of the Board, its members and the role of all sub-committees. The Chairperson of the Governance & Nominating Committee is Claudia Tornquist.
Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act
For the most recent fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, the Company did not have any reportable payments of $100,000 or more to any levels of Government in Canada and abroad as defined under the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act.