The business and affairs of Newmont are managed by its Officers under the direction of the Board of Directors ("the Board"). Newmont's Board provides a broad range of qualifications and interests ensuring a diversity of viewpoints and expertise. The Board has established Corporate Governance Guidelines and committees to assist in and manage many of its responsibilities. The Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and the Safety and Sustainability Committee each have a written charter defining the role and responsibility of the committee within the governance framework of the Company. Each member of the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee meets the independence requirements established by the New York Stock Exchange. The Board has adopted the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics for Senior Officers which reaffirms the high standards of ethical business conduct required of all employees, officers and directors of Newmont.