On Being Aware and Sustainable
The Ikoku Foundations are committed to fostering awareness of impact on communities, societies, and their environments, and to advocating activities and operations that reduce negative effects and increase sustainability.
Therefore, persons engaged in activity within, for, on behalf of, in reference to, and otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Foundations are expected to uphold the following:
Environmental and Sustainability Concerns Defined
— that The Ikoku Foundations ensure evocations of and references to environmental concerns, harms and remedies mean and include only evidence-based and scientifically proven harms to the biospheres and physical and vegetative environment, and evidence-based and scientifically proven remedies to such harms.
— that The Ikoku Foundations ensure evocations of and references to sustainability mean and include only evidence-based and scientifically proven reduction of the above harms, and evidence-based and scientifically proven application of the above remedies.
Communal and Societal Impact Assessments
— that The Ikoku Foundations ensure periodic assessments of activities and operations impact on biospheres and physical and vegetative environments, and on the sustainability of communities and societies where such activities and operations are conducted.
— that The Ikoku Foundations make every reasonable effort to reduce consumption of biohazardous substances, through conservation, re-use, recycling, substitution or other measures.
— that The Ikoku Foundations make every reasonable effort to reduce air and noise emissions that pose evidence-based and scientifically proven biohazards to the biospheres and physical and vegetative environment.
Waste Disposal and Recycling
— that The Ikoku Foundations implement a regulations-abiding and systematic approach to reducing and responsibly disposing of or recycling scientifically proven biohazardous waste.
Environmental and Sustainability Laws
— that The Ikoku Foundations obtain, keep current and comply with required environmental permits and reporting requirements of applicable law and regulation.
Accordance with Ethics
— that The Ikoku Foundations ensure following any and all of the above principles further remains in accordance with the Codes and Policies and especially the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics.
Accordance with Mission
— that The Ikoku Foundations ensure following any and all of the above principles further remains in accordance with the founding mission and purposes of The Ikoku Foundations, without incompatibility, as described and delineated in the Codes and Policies and the Founder’s Declaration of Trust.
Central and Associated Policies
As stated earlier, The Ikoku Foundations User Agreement and Code of Conduct consist of several Codes and Policies that collectively govern all of your activity with, within, for, in reference to and otherwise pertaining to The Ikoku Foundations. By continuing, you indicate that you understand that these Codes and Policies include — but are not limited to — the Founding and Mission Statement, the Founding and Governing Code of Ethics, the Policy on Corporate Integrity, the Policy on Independence and Freedoms, the Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality, the Terms and Conditions of Use and Service, and the Acceptable Uses Policy along with all Associated Codes and Policies. Access to the aforementioned is provided below.
Founding Code of Ethics
Independence and Freedoms
Privacy and Confidentiality
Terms and Conditions
The Acceptable Uses Policy
To Further Consider
Your Knowledge and Agreement
The Ikoku Foundations strongly recommend you develop and maintain your knowledge of all the Codes and Policies, and so ask that you read, understand, and regularly visit this section and other communications regarding the Policy on Societal Impact and Sustainability, as well as the Codes and Policies. The Ikoku Foundations take your continued visiting and use of the Products and Services, as active indication of your knowledge, understanding, and legally binding acceptance of and agreement to this Policy as well as the Codes and Policies.
Your Duty to Corporate Integrity
And you further legally accept and agree that no application, interpretation, judgment, or other compliance, proceeding, or reading from, of, with, or otherwise relating to the Founding Ethics, the Codes and Policies, or any equivalent code, policy, or other document or material shall, in any way, entail any abrogation, diminishment, interference, or violation pertaining to any of the terms, conditions, principles, requirements, rights — including the attendant properties and protections — of corporate and organizational integrity.
Your Questions and Feedback
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any feedback, issues, or questions — to be addressed to and by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Ikoku.
Your Reporting of Violations
If you detect, notice, become aware of, or are informed of a possible breach or violation of this Policy or any of these Codes and Policies, please contact email@example.com with any details you have — to be addressed to and by the President, CEO and Chair, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku.
As with all official documents, materials, policies, and statements of The Ikoku Foundations, definitions for terms used here can be found in the main Codes and Policies section.
Also at The Foundations
As stated earlier, The Ikoku Foundations are dedicated to fostering philanthropy and good works concerning Africa, its global diasporas and a range of shared societies — toward the betterment of lives across the globe. And so in accordance with the above, The Foundations provide the following:
Nonprofits Dedicated to Africa
Independent, private, non-profit organizations that serve the public interest in Africa and its global diasporas — by advancing education and research and by also supporting creative ideas, civic endeavors and emerging communities, organizations and societies.
Support for a Global and Just Future
A founding mission and ongoing emphases of support for good works that help the public understand Africa’s essential place in a global future, one that is to be more knowledgeable, environmentally sustainable, equitable and of benefit across communities in just societies.
A Vision of the Public Good
A vision of the public good that accounts for the past while ensuring a just and shared future. That draws inspiration from peoples who, despite a history of systemic difficulties, maintain an unyielding belief that the betterment of their human condition will foster the betterment of those living around them and will enhance the present and futures of the regularly disenfranchised, marginalized and underserved.