Signet strives to act in accordance with the laws and customs of each country in which it operates; to adopt proper standards of business practice and procedure; to operate with integrity; and to observe and respect the culture of each country in which it operates. To that end, the Group has adopted a Statement of social, ethical and environmental Principles described here and supporting policies applicable to all officers and employees of the Group and complies with the requirements of the NYSE. In addition, it has a policy on business integrity, as well as more detailed guidance and regulations in the Group's staff induction, training and operational procedures. These policies meet the UK corporate governance requirements and the requirements of the NYSE, and include a code of business conduct and ethics.
A code of ethics which meets the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, covering the Chairman, the Group Chief Executive, the Group Finance Director and senior officers, is also in place. These codes are available on request from the Group Company Secretary and on the Group's website – www.signetgroupplc.com.