Corporate Citizenship - Governance and Ethics

Avago is committed to maintaining the highest standards of business conduct and ethics in all of our worldwide operations and locations. To support this goal, Avago Technologies requires every regular employee and contractor to certify each fiscal year that they have reviewed, understand and agree to abide by the policies and guidelines by taking the following online classes:

Avago currently achieves over 96% completion rate on each of the classes across all employees and contractors at all locations worldwide.

In addition, Avago publishes the following Code of Ethics and Business Conduct and Open Door Policy documents for all employees, partners, vendors and other stakeholders. This Code reflects the business practices and principles of behavior that support our commitment to the UN Global Compact Principle #10 and to industry best practices for responsible corporate citizens.

The policy documents include contact information to report any transgressions to our Compliance Officer. We also provide contact information so a person witnessing any transgressions can report them directly to members of the Audit Committee on the Board of Directors.

Avago also maintains a Compliance Hotline, hosted by EthicsPoint (a third party vendor) that is available to those who wish to ask questions about Avago policy, seek guidance on specific situations or report violations of the Code. Filing a report can be done using either of the following methods on the Compliance Hotline:

Avago Technologies' suppliers are expected to adhere to the following requirements with respect to their operations, products and services:

Avago also provides existing and prospective vendors a self-evaluation checklist for them to certify compliance and cite references where the policies are referenced:

Vendors acknowledge their agreement to these principles by signing an appropriate Avago Affidavit.

Avago is modifying its Supplier Agreements in 2012 to include provisions for an annual self-certification process and neutral third party audits that are both EICC and UN Global Compact compliant to ensure vendors and stakeholders continue to adhere to these standards of conduct.

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