EnerSys has long upheld the belief that business should be conducted consistent with the highest standards of corporate governance and ethical behavior. This belief governs our interaction with our customers, suppliers, employees and investors. In accordance with this belief, we have implemented a number of corporate governance policies and practices; some accessible on this page, in response to various initiatives such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the corporate governance standards of the New York Stock Exchange.
The Audit Committee of the Board of Directors has approved a process for handling complaints regarding accounting and auditing matters and the Board of Directors of the Company has adopted a process for communicating directly with non-management directors.
Communications received are forwarded directly to non-management directors as part of the materials mailed in advance of the next scheduled executive session following receipt of the communications. Non-management directors have, however, authorized management, in its discretion, to forward communications on a more expedited basis if circumstances warrant, or to exclude a communication if it is illegal, unduly hostile or threatening, or similarly inappropriate. Advertisements, solicitations for periodicals or other subscriptions, and other similar communications generally will not be forwarded to the non-management directors.
- Employees, investors, stakeholders and others may report complaints and concerns regarding accounting, internal accounting controls and auditing matters by: (1) writing to the Chairman of the Audit Committee, at EnerSys, P.O. Box 14145, Reading, PA 19612; (2) email the Audit Committee; or (3) telephoning the Company’s Ethics and Compliance Hotline (employees see the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics).
- Shareholders and other interested parties may communicate directly with the presiding director, or the non-management directors as a group, regarding matters other than accounting, internal accounting controls, or auditing matters by transmitting their concerns (1) in writing to the “Presiding Director” or the “Non-Management Directors”, at EnerSys, P.O. Box 14145, Reading, PA 19612, or (2) email the presiding Director or Non-Management Directors.