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Corporate Governance

Effective governance is crucial for building lasting sustainability of a business and the economic development of the communities we operate in.

Governance Targets

  • Annually conduct board self-assessment 
  • Focus on diversity, independence and relevant experience in Board constitution
  • Written position descriptions for trustees, board chairperson and committee chairpersons 
  • Explicit process for CEO goal-setting, evaluation and compensation review 
  • Periodic board education and discussion of conflict of interests
  • Established confidentiality and code of conduct policies 
  • Measurable goals to track strategic plan implementation and organizational effectiveness 
  • Term limits to promote connectedness with stakeholders, independent thinking and objectivity 
  • Rotation of members on committees 
  • Member evaluation and reelection based on performance 
  • Succession planning for board leaders 
  • Board manual, including written board policies 
  • Regular review of the adequacy of the systems and controls management puts in place to identify, assess, mitigate and monitor risk and the sufficiency of its reporting.

Governance Documents

On December 8, 2022, the Board of Directors of Piedmont Lithium Inc. amended its Code of Business Conduct and Ethics to clarify the Company’s policies regarding gifts and other potential conflicts of interest in external business relationships, in addition to certain other administrative, non-substantive changes. The amendment did not result in any waiver, explicit or implicit, of any provision of the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics previously in effect.

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Audit Committee Charter

Members Subject to 1(b) below, the of Directors (the "") of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Company") appoints an Audit Committee (the "Committee") of at least three members, consisting entirely of independent directors, and designates one member as chairperson. Members of the Committee are appointed by the . For purposes...

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Amended and Restated Bylaws

AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS OF Piedmont Lithium Inc. (a Delaware corporation) ARTICLE I CORPORATE OFFICES Section 1.1 Registered Office. The registered office of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Corporation") shall be fixed in the Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation. Section 1.2 Other Offices. The Corporation may also have an office...

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Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation

Piedmont Lithium Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws ofthe State of Delaware (the "Corporation"), hereby certifies as follows: The name of the Corporation is "Piedmont Lithium Inc." The original certificate of incorporation of the Corporation was filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware...

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ASX Corporate Governance Statement

Piedmont Lithium, Inc. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2021 (dated March 31, 2021) Piedmont Lithium Inc. (Piedmont or Company) and the entities it controls believe corporate governance is important for Piedmont in conducting its business activities. As a Delaware entity listed on Nasdaq, Piedmont has adopted corporate governance policies and committee...

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Code of Conduct

I. INTRODUCTION This Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (this "Code") provides a general statement of the expectations of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Company") regarding the ethical standards to which each director, officer and employee should adhere while acting on behalf of the Company. You are expected to read...

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Principles of Corporate Governance

The of Directors of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Company") has adopted the corporate governance principles set forth below (the "Principles") as a framework for the governance of the Company. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the "Nominating Committee") reviews the Principles annually and recommends changes to the of...

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Leadership and Compensation Committee Charter

Members Subject to 1(b) below, the of Directors (the "") of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Company") appoints a Compensation Committee (the "Committee") of at least two members, consisting entirely of independent directors, and designates one member as chairperson. Members of the Committee are appointed by the . For purposes...

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Disclosure Committee Charter

The purpose of the Piedmont Lithium Inc. and subsidiaries (collectively and individually referred to hereinafter as "the Company") Disclosure Committee ("DC") is to assist the Company’s officers and directors in fulfilling their responsibilities and the Company’s responsibilities to identify...

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Insider Trading Policy

(dated December 8, 2022) I. INTRODUCTION Federal and state laws prohibit buying, selling or making other transfers of securities by persons who have material information that is not generally known or available to the public. These laws also prohibit persons with such material nonpublic information from disclosing...

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International Trade Policy

(dated December 8, 2022) I. PURPOSE Piedmont Lithium Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") is committed to maintaining the highest possible ethical standards and complying with all applicable laws in all countries in which it does business. This includes strict compliance with U.S. laws governing international trade...

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Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee Charter

Members The of Directors (the "") of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Company") appoints a Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the "Committee") of at least two members, consisting entirely of independent directors, and designates one member as chairperson. Members of the Committee are appointed by the . For purposes hereof...

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Related Person Transaction Policy

I. POLICY It is the policy of the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the "Company") that all Interested Transactions with Related Persons, as those terms are defined in this policy, will be subject to approval or ratification in accordance with the procedures set forth below...

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Safety, Environment, and Health Policy

Piedmont Lithium is committed to a culture of empowering people to work safely, care for each other, and do the right thing. Our leadership recognizes our obligations to our employees, neighbors, stakeholders, and the communities in which we live, work, and play. Our "Piedmont Promise" is to operate our facilities...

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