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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

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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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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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 board committee...

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Insider Trading Policy

(dated March 31, 2021) 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 this information to...

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Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee Charter

Members The Board of Directors (the “Board”) 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 Board. For purposes hereof,...

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Corporate Governance Guidelines

The Board 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 Board of...

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Compensation Committee Charter

Members Subject to 1(b) below, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) 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 Board. For purposes...

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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 and...

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Audit Committee Charter

Members Subject to 1(b) below, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) 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 Board. For purposes...

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