Acting with integrity
Promoting trust and transparency
Among our core values, our goal to "make mom proud" means we act with integrity, make ethical decisions, and use good judgment. In that spirit, Box is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance, compliance, and ethics.
Our board of directors
Our board brings a breadth of backgrounds and expertise — and a particular focus on technology and operational experience. We routinely seek to refresh our board in order to bring new and diverse perspectives, hold management accountable, and promote strong operational and financial performance.
Since May 2018, we have added six new independent and highly experienced members to our board, half of whom are women. In addition to our Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Corporate Governance standing committees, our board established an Operating Committee in 2020 with the objective of identifying opportunities for further improvement in growth and margin performance.
Open and honest conversation
Candid communication is the expectation, not the exception. We want all employees to feel comfortable approaching a manager or any member of the leadership team when our values aren't upheld. We also provide a confidential hotline for anonymous concerns.
Our code of conduct
Integrity starts with our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and our compliance program. This includes risk assessment, policy and procedure development, training, auditing, monitoring, and investigations and remediation of potential compliance issues. Policies apply to everyone, and all employees complete training along with annual compliance certification. We adhere to the U.K. Modern Slavery Act of 2015 and publish an annual statement on our efforts to combat modern slavery and human trafficking, available here.
Securing sensitive information
With trust and transparency at the center of our multi-pronged approach, we build and maintain cloud-based security and privacy solutions for all of our customers. Our practices include:
- Informing consumers about how we collect, use, share, disclose, retain, and protect personal information with privacy and cookie notices on our website and platform — in compliance with data protection principles and certifications;
- Enabling consumers in any region to make data subject access requests;
- Providing annual training on data protection, privacy, and security to all employees — along with periodic, targeted training as needed;
- Maintaining comprehensive security and privacy certifications, with annual assessments by third-party auditors, independent third-party assessors, and/or internal teams to verify compliance. For more information, visit our compliance page.
Invest in people and communities
See how we empower our people with support, benefits, and resources.
Protect our planet
Learn about our earth-friendly operations and the difference cloud technology makes.
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