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Conflicts of Interest

Overview

The Ikoku Philanthropies is committed to ethical standards that entail the identification and avoidance or mitigation of conflicts of interest.

Therefore, persons engaged in any activity involving, referring to, relating to, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Philanthropies are expected to uphold the following:

Identification and Reporting

— that The Ikoku Philanthropies ensure the effective identification and reporting of possible conflicts of interest arising from engagement in activities, decisions and operations.

Review and Approval

— that The Ikoku Philanthropies ensure that identifying and reporting a possible conflict of interest lead to an efficacious process of review, clearing, counsel to avoid, or approval, where appropriate.

Conflicts Laws

— that The Ikoku Philanthropies ensure the identification, reporting, review and approval of conflict-of-interest situations meet applicable law and regulation.

Accordance with Ethics

— that The Ikoku Philanthropies 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 Philanthropies ensure following any and all of the above principles further remains in accordance with the founding mission and purposes of The Ikoku Philanthropies and The Ikoku Group, without incompatibility, as described and delineated in the Codes and Policies and the Founder’s Agreement.

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Signs of Care, January 2020 (Claudio Schwarz)

Associated Policies

Provision

As stated earlier, The Ikoku Philanthropies User Agreement and Code of Conduct consist of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all of your activity with, within, for or pertaining to The Ikoku Philanthropies (as well as its series, subsidiaries, and affiliates). By continuing, you indicate that you understand that the Codes and Policies include — but are not limited to — the Founding and Mission Statement, the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics, 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. We provide access to all of the described below.

Founding and Mission

Statement on Founding and Mission of The Ikoku Philanthropies (HTML)

Founding Code of Ethics

Founding Code of Ethics (HTML)

Privacy and Confidentiality

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality (HTML)

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use and Service (HTML)

The Acceptable Uses Policy

Acceptable Use Policy (HTML)

All Policies

All Policies (HTML)

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Apple (Michał Grosicki)
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Blorange, Liberty University, Virginia, USA, May 2017 (Davisuko)
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Golden Apple Arrowed Over Hand, August 2019 (Lians Jadan)

To Further Consider

Your Knowledge and Agreement

The Ikoku Philanthropies strongly recommends you develop and maintain your knowledge of all the Codes and Policies, and so asks that you read, understand, and regularly visit this section and other communications regarding the Policy on Conflicts of Interest, as well as the Codes and Policies. The Ikoku Philanthropies 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 Organizational Integrity

With respect to your attendant duty to organizational integrity — and your legally binding agreement to not diminish, interfere, or violate, in any way, its principles, protections, requirements, or rights — you represent and warrant that you understand and shall adhere to the following:

Your Duty to Policy
To protect the organizational integrity of The Ikoku Philanthropies and The Ikoku Group — as well as the properties, rights, and protections of the company division and its official persons — The Ikoku Philanthropies requires all natural and legal persons concerned to read, understand, abide by and, where applicable, sign contracts and agreements delineated and described in the Policy on Company and Division Integrity.
Your Acceptance of Policy
The Ikoku Philanthropies reminds you that the Policy on Company and Division Integrity forms part of The Ikoku Philanthropies User Agreement and Code of Conduct. Thus, The Ikoku Philanthropies takes your continued engagement in any activity involving, referring, relating, or otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Philanthropies as active indication of your legally binding acceptance of this Policy as well as the Codes and Policies.
Your Acceptance of Sole Ownership
Furthermore, you represent, warrant, and covenant that, given the above, your continuation in using or visiting, in any way, The Ikoku Philanthropies, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of The Ikoku Philanthropies, any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the divisions, series, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as any activities, affairs, areas, assets, offices, parts, properties, sections, or equivalent of the Products or Services, is an active indication of your legally binding acceptance of the sole administration, control, management, and ownership of The Ikoku Philanthropies by the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, as further described in the Policy on Company and Division 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 policies@ikokuphilanthropies.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 the Codes and Policies, please contact policies@ikokuphilanthropies.com with any details you have — to be addressed to and by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.

The Definitions

As with all official documents, materials, policies, and statements of The Ikoku Group, definitions for terms used here can be found in the main Codes and Policies section.

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Abstract Clock on Orange, July 2021 (Stefan Moertl)
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Peace and Respect, Women's March, Boston, USA, 2017, (Alice Donovan Rouse)
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Dockville Festival, Hamburg, Germany, August 2017 (Robert Katzki)
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Man With Basket, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, November 2017 (Ronald Cuyan)

Also at the Division

The Ikoku Philanthropies and its parent company, The Ikoku Group, are 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 and Ikoku Philanthropies provide the following:

I.

A Company of and about Ethics

A company and division 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 The Ikoku Philanthropies to establish, develop and operate a private company dedicated to fostering care and creativity, ethics and innovation.

II.

Built with Integrity and Respect in Mind

A company and division 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.

III.

Areas of Focus Chosen for Mission and Work

And a company and division 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, where needed, transform local and global communities.

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