Ethical Principles in Health Care Signatory Letter
The company or organization listed above (the “Signatory”) is pleased to affirm, effective as of today, its adoption of the Ethical Principles in Health Care (“EPIHC” or the “Principles”) with respect to the Covered Businesses listed above. Terms not defined in this letter have the meanings set forth in the Governing Provisions of the Principles (the “Governing Provisions”).
In connection with the affirmation of the Principles, the Signatory hereby affirms that so long as it remains a Signatory to the Principles it will accept the requirements and limitations that may be established from time to time in accordance with the Governing Provisions.
The Signatory represents, warrants and undertakes that neither it nor any of its Affiliates (as defined below)islistedordesignatedonanyofthelistscurrentlypromulgatedbytheUnitedNationsSecurity Council or its committees pursuant to any resolution issued under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter or on the World Bank Listing of Ineligible Firms & Individuals. In the event that it (or any of its Affiliates) is listed or designated in the future on any such list, the Signatory agrees to promptly notify theSecretariatofsuchoccurrence.TheSignatoryunderstandsthatitsstatusasaSignatoryissubject to (among other things) compliance with the conditions set forth in this paragraph, and that its Signatory status may be revoked, suspended or terminated for any violation of or failure to comply with such requirements. For purposes hereof, “Affiliate” shall mean any individual, entity or other enterprise or organization controlling, controlled by, or under common control with the Signatory.
The Signatory acknowledges and agrees that for so long as IFC hosts the Secretariat, IFC may access information provided by the Signatories or Advisory Board to the Secretariat and (a) use such information in its investment and advisory operations, including in relation to the possible provision of services by IFC to a Signatory and (b) use the name and logo of the Signatory for publicity or otherwise, in accordance with IFC’s internal policies, procedures and practices.
The Signatory acknowledges and agrees that Signatory status is not an endorsement or verification of its alignment with the Principles by the Secretariat, the Advisory Board, International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) or any member of the World Bank Group (the “WBG”), and that none of the Secretariat, the Advisory Board, IFC or any member of the WBG is providing any legal or investment advice in connection with the Principles. In addition, none of the Secretariat, the Advisory Board, IFC or any member of the WBG is responsible for, or shall be held liable in connection with, any act, omission or disclosure by any Signatory or otherwise in respect of the Principles. The Signatory hereby designates the person(s) listed as Authorized Person(s) above (each, an “Authorized Person”) as its authorized representative(s) of the Signatory with respect to the Principles.
The Signatory confirms and undertakes that each such Authorized Person is authorized (without power of substitution except as expressly provided in the General Provisions) to execute any and all writings and agreements and to take any other action, in each case, on behalf of the Signatory, in relation to the Principles or the General Provisions, as s/he may reasonably deem necessary or appropriate from time to time.