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Committed to the highest standards of corporate governance

The Smith & Nephew board is responsible for the governance of the Company and for compliance with the appropriate standards of corporate governance.

The shareholder's role in governance is to appoint directors and auditors and to satisfy themselves that an appropriate governance structure is in place. The responsibilities of the board include maximising shareholder value, ensuring there is a robust process in place to determine the main aims of the company and that an appropriate strategy is in place to achieve them, ensuring that the company's resources are adequate to pursue its strategies and policies, ensuring financial integrity is upheld and its reputation and brand are maintained at a high standard.

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Compliance website

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Smith & Nephew has a strong reputation for integrity and ethical conduct. Our name and products are trusted everywhere around the world. Our Compliance website contains our legal and ethical principles for carrying out business and applies both to employees and to others who act for us

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