The business and affairs of the Company are managed under the overall direction of the Board of Directors. To assist it in carrying out its duties, the Board has delegated certain authority to five standing committees:
Under the Company's Restated Certificate of Incorporation, the number of directors is determined exclusively by the Board. Currently, the Board has fixed the number of directors at 14.
Ecolab's Annual Meeting of Stockholders is held each May for the election of directors and for the transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting. Any stockholder proposals of business must comply with the notice procedures set forth in Article II, Section 4 of the Ecolab Inc. By-Laws.
|Audit Committee Charter|
|Compensation Committee Charter|
|Finance Committee Charter|
|Governance Committee Charter|
|Safety, Health, and Environment Committee Charter|
|By-Laws of Ecolab Inc.|
|Code of Conduct|
|Corporate Governance Principles|
|Ecolab Director Independence Standards|
|Restated Certificate of Incorporation of Ecolab Inc.|
|Political Contribution Policy|
Communications not requiring the substantive attention of our Board, such as employment inquiries, sales solicitations, questions about our products and other such matters, are handled directly by our management. If you have such an inquiry, please complete and submit the on-line Contact Ecolab form.
Ecolab stakeholders and other interested parties, including our stockholders and employees, can send substantive communications to our Board using the following methods:
In addition to on-line communications, interested parties may direct correspondence to our Board of Directors, our Board Committees or to individual directors at our headquarters address in St. Paul, MN.