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Practice 1A: Ethics

Posted 2017
Land Trust Alliance
About This Practice

This guidance covers Practice 1A, which has three elements:

  1. Adopt a written code of ethics and/or values statement and adhere to it in implementing the land trust’s mission, in its governance and in its operations

  2. Adopt a written whistleblower policy that protects individuals who come forward with information on illegal practices or unethical behavior

  3. ⬤ Do not knowingly participate in transactions that are potentially fraudulent or abusive

Accreditation indicator element | ■ Terrafirma enrollment prerequisite | ▲ Required for both