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ETHICAL AND FAIR BUSINESS PRACTICES

Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI) and its subsidiaries conduct business consistent with our long established corporate values. These values include providing exceptional service to our customers and operating with the highest standards of quality while valuing our employees and making a positive contribution to the communities in which we conduct business. Our commitment to fulfilling our social responsibilities is an extension of the way we do business and adds value to our corporation.

Our Employees

CTDI is committed to maintaining the highest standards of business and personal integrity and ethics in accordance with the company's Ethics Policy. All employees are trained on the company ethics policy which covers areas such as conflict of interest, confidential information, dishonest conduct, and bribery.

Our Suppliers and Supplier Diversity

CTDI commits time, energy, and resources to the development of minority, women, and service-disabled businesses within the US and Canada. We recognize the importance of the inclusion of diverse businesses within our Supply Chain as these businesses are growth engines for the communities in which they are based and drive increased employment.  Our Procurement Organization works to provide the maximum practical opportunity, consistent with the Company's procurement policy, to compete for our business. Please see our Supplier Diversity page for more information.

Supplier Code of Conduct

CTDI requires that all suppliers agree to adhere to our Supplier Code of Conduct.  CTDI’s policy is to select suppliers who are leaders in their industries and are willing to demonstrate along with our company a strong commitment to sustainable development by adopting health & safety, labor, environmental, and ethical principles that ensure the well-being of their employees. Consistent with the application of CTDI’s sustainability principles, this Supplier Code of Conduct outlines the company’s expectations in regards to sustainability practices of its suppliers. By adopting this Supplier Code of Conduct, CTDI aims to promote sustainable development and minimize legal, financial and reputation risks.

Code of Ethics

CTDI is committed to maintaining the highest standards of business and personal integrity and ethics in accordance with the company’s Ethics Policy.  All employees are trained on the company ethics policy which covers areas such as conflict of interest, corruption, and bribery.

Our Human Rights & Workforce Management Policy

CTDI is adopting a new Human Rights & Workforce Management Policy. It will be adopted and ready for implementation by the end of 2015. This new policy reflects our firm commitment to ensuring that basic human rights are respected throughout CTDI, and to creating a working environment conducive to mutual cooperation and dialogue. Through our policy commitments, we strive to assure fair and just workforce practices.

Policy Goals for 2016

CTDI will conduct training for all US senior managers and supervisors on the Human Rights & Workforce Management Policy rights, requirements, and responsibilities. We will roll out training on the policy in the US in the first half of 2016 and for the international facilities in the second half of 2016. All training will be completed by the end of 2016.

For more information, please contact George Ehrgott at gehrgott@ctdi.com