ETHICS

Balzano Government Relations corporate policy is that the affairs of the company are conducted at all times in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and according to the highest ethical and moral standards. All personnel is expected to act lawfully, in a professional manner, and with the utmost integrity in their dealings with Clients, advisers, public agencies, competitors, and the community, striving at all times to enhance the reputation and performance of the firm and our Clients.

All personnel understands that ethical conduct is a fundamental part of their duty. Ethical behavior in business, personal, and community conduct extends beyond the duties imposed by laws or regulations and clearly includes:

Honesty and loyalty in dealings with the company, fellow employees, and Clients;
Careful avoidance of deceptive practices or dishonorable conduct; Conformance to all rules and regulations applicable to lobbyists, as specified in: the New Mexico Lobbyist Regulation Act (Chapter 2 Article 11); Exercising sound business judgment while providing the highest possible standard of service to Clients; Upholding fiduciary responsibility to Clients; Proper use of Firm and Client information, which is proprietary and confidential. Avoidance of any conflict of interest, including full disclosure to all Clients of any and all potential conflicts Balzano Government Relations's policy is to comply fully with all relevant legislation and support the principle of equal employment opportunity to all employees regardless of race, color, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or marital status. Balzano Government Relation is an active member of the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics