Sonoco adheres to the philosophy that greater transparency and comparable financial reporting is beneficial to the Company’s stockholders, including its shareholders. The Company’s board of directors and its leadership team strongly support and adhere to the legislative and regulatory standards adopted by the U.S. Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York Stock Exchange.

Integrity is a hallmark of the Sonoco culture. The Company will not permit any type of illegal, unethical or improper behavior on the part of any employee. Employees are expected to comply with the law and conduct all business in a fair and ethical manner.