Novartis is fully committed to good corporate governance. The Group’s principles and rules on corporate governance are laid down in the Articles of Incorporation, the Regulations of the Board and the Charters of the Board Committees.
The Board’s Governance, Nomination and Corporate Responsibilities Committee reviews these principles and rules regularly in light of prevailing best practices and forwards suggestions for improvement to the full Board for approval.
On request, Novartis will provide shareholders with a printed copy of our Annual Report or 20-F free of charge. These documents contain our complete audited financial statements. Please use the following order form to complete your request.
|Articles of Incorporation|
Regulations of the Board
|Compensation Committee Charter|
|Audit and Compliance Committee Charter|
|Governance, Nomination and Corporate Responsibilities Committee Charter|
|Risk Committee Charter|
|Research & Development Committee Charter|
|Appendix: Independence Criteria for the Board of Directors and its Committees|
|Hiring Restrictions for Auditors|
|Audit and Compliance Committee Pre-Approval Policy|
|Pre-approval Framework: Audit Services|
|Novartis Code of Ethical Conduct for CEO and Senior Financial Officers|