Free from Discrimination or Harassment
The Ikoku Group is committed to creating and maintaining conditions, environments and spaces free from discrimination and harassment.
Therefore, persons engaged in activity within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, and otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group are expected to uphold the following:
Absence of Discrimination
— that The Ikoku Group ensure there is no discrimination based on real or perceived age, caste, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical ability, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy or reproductive ability, choice or commitments, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other real or perceived characteristic, class, or status protected by applicable law or regulation.
Absence of Harassment
— that The Ikoku Group ensure there is no harassment, including but not limited to coercion or extortion, following, stalking, targeting or unconsented tracking, harsh or inhumane treatment, hazing, humiliation or bullying, threats, trespassing, hacking or vandalism, confidentiality or privacy violations, and any harassment that is ethnic- or gender-based, mental, physical, psychological, racial or sexual, or conducted by auditory, cyber, electronic, noise, telecommunications or verbal means.
Improper Testing and Vetting
— that The Ikoku Group ensure there is no improper, unconsented, undue, unnecessary or extreme recruitment, testing or vetting practices, including but not limited to conducting interviews or questioning that violate privacy or confidentiality, practicing forms of conversion therapy and their equivalent, and requiring drug, medical or pregnancy tests not mandated by applicable laws or regulations.
— that The Ikoku Group ensure there is no discrimination or harassment based on the results of such tests, even where they are approved, mandated, recommended or unregulated by law, regulation, or supervision.
Response, Protection, Against Retaliation
— that The Ikoku Group ensure persons subject to the above forms of discrimination or harassment are protected, are provided effective response and remedy in a timely manner, and their own responses to the above are not themselves claimed, recognized or treated as forms of discrimination or harassment.
Due Process and Duty to Report
— that The Ikoku Group make every reasonable effort to ensure the attainment and maintenance of the most robust interpretation of due process rights, standards and laws during any hearing, interview, investigation, questioning or equivalent process.
— that all persons and entities involved honor the Duty to Report, especially when any such hearing, interview, investigation, questioning or equivalent process is being conducted.
Accordance with Ethics
— that The Ikoku Group ensure following any and all of the above principles further remains in accordance with the Codes and Policies and especially the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics.
Accordance with Mission
— that The Ikoku Group ensure following any and all of the above principles further remains in accordance with the founding mission and purposes of The Ikoku Group, without incompatibility, as described and delineated in the Codes and Policies and the Founder’s Agreement.
Central and Associated Policies
As stated earlier, The Ikoku Group User Agreement and Code of Conduct consist of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all of your activity with, within, for, in reference to and otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Group, including the divisions, series, subsidiaries, and affiliates. By continuing, you indicate that you understand that these Codes and Policies include — but are not limited to — the Founding and Mission Statement, the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics, the Policy on Company Integrity, the Policy on Independence and Freedoms, the Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality, the Terms and Conditions of Use and Service, and the Acceptable Uses Policy along with all Associated Codes and Policies. Access to the aforementioned is provided below.
Founding and Mission
Founding Code of Ethics
Independence and Freedoms
Privacy and Confidentiality
Terms and Conditions
The Acceptable Uses Policy
To Further Consider
Your Knowledge and Agreement
The Ikoku Group strongly recommends you develop and maintain your knowledge of all the Codes and Policies, and so ask that you read, understand, and regularly visit this section and other communications regarding the Policy on Discrimination and Harassment, as well as the Codes and Policies. The Ikoku Group takes your continued access, activity, communication, engagement, operation, participation, and other use or visiting of the Products and Services, as active indication of your knowledge, understanding, and legally binding acceptance of and agreement to this Policy as well as the Codes and Policies.
Your Duty to Company Integrity
And you further legally accept and agree that no application, interpretation, judgment, or other compliance, proceeding, or reading from, of, with, or otherwise relating to the Founding Ethics, the Codes and Policies, or any equivalent code, policy, or other document or material shall, in any way, entail any abrogation, diminishment, interference, or violation pertaining to any of the terms, conditions, principles, requirements, rights — including the attendant properties and protections — of company and organizational integrity.
Your Questions and Feedback
Please contact email@example.com with any feedback, issues, or questions — to be addressed to and by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
Your Reporting of Violations
If you detect, notice, become aware of, or are informed of a possible breach or violation of this Policy or any of these Codes and Policies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any details you have — to be addressed to and by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
Also at the Group
The Ikoku Group is dedicated to developing, providing and safekeeping ideas and solutions — with the mission to foster care and creativity, culture and communities, ethics and innovation in lives and societies. And so in accordance with the above, The Ikoku Group provides the following:
A Company of and about Ethics
A company and divisions whose ethics and policies are carefully crafted, then adhered to by a range of individuals and entities working in varied relation to The Ikoku Group and its divisions to establish, develop and operate a private company dedicated to fostering care and creativity, ethics and innovation.
Built with Integrity and Respect in Mind
A company and divisions who take as their basis the most robust conceptions of humanity, integrity and respect as well as independence and fundamental freedoms, liberties and rights — up to and beyond what the law protects and provides for — as they carry out and embody their founding and core mission and purposes.
Areas of Focus Chosen for Mission and Work
And a company and divisions whose areas of focus have been expressly chosen to ensure attention to issues of enduring concern to the Founder — and so committed to providing products, services, sites and spaces that remain safe, secure and respectful places to do work, to teach and learn, to form, inform and even alter local and global communities.
The Ikoku Group was formed to foster care and creativity, ethics and innovation in work and communities of enduring concern to its founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and partners.
— About Us
Mission, Scope, Founder
Founded as a US limited liability company, The Ikoku Group is engaged in work that is both domestic and international in scope, concerned as it is with offering services to communities and entities located across borders.
— Founding & Governance
Nature, Leadership, Ethics
The Ikoku Group is governed by the Founder‘s Agreement, by its Founding Ethics, and by a set of associated Policies — each thoughtfully derived from the above and collectively constituting the Group governance documents.
Agreement, Laws, Terms, Conditions
Where available, The Group provides updates on news, events and media coverage pertaining to its operation, development, work, and communities.
— Press & Media
News, Events, Coverage
Where appropriate, The Group also provides alerts, newsletters and periodic reports for those who wish to sign up for, receive them — and thus become more deeply informed of recent developments and our past and ongoing work.
Alerts, Newsletters, Periodicals
Those interested in its mission, objectives and work may contact The Ikoku Group for positions in its management, employee and contributing staff, and board and committee membership. A career at The Group will likely be deeply rewarding.
— Careers at The Ikoku Group
Boards, Jobs, Contributions