Charters

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Charters

The role of the Fonterra Board is to govern Fonterra on behalf of its farmer shareholders and to promote and protect the interests of Fonterra. In doing so, the Board has regard to the interests of its farmer shareholders and other relevant stakeholders.

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Board Charter

This Charter sets out the governance requirements for the Fonterra Board.

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Audit and Finance Committee Charter

This Charter sets out how the Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its governance responsibilities in relation to Fonterra’s financial reporting, audit activities, treasury matters, financial risk management and internal control frameworks.

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Co-operative Relations Committee Charter

This Charter sets out how the Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its governance responsibilities in relation to the supply of milk from Fonterra suppliers, and to seek to resolve supplier complaints before reference to the Milk Commissioner.

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Risk Committee Charter

This Charter sets out how the Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its corporate governance responsibilities relating to Fonterra’s management of key enterprise wide risks.

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Nominations Committee Charter June 2017

This Charter sets out how the Committee recommends to the Board candidates for election as Farmer Directors.

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PCS Committee Charter March 2017

This Charter sets out how the Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its governance responsibilities in relation to the recruitment, retention, remuneration and development of Directors, executives and other employees, and to promote a safe and healthy working environment.

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