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Corporate Policies

As a thought leader in IT governance, CA Technologies works with several organizations in many ways:

  • Sponsor, IT Governance Institute (ITGI)
  • Board Member, IT Service Management Forum USA
  • Sponsoring Member, Ethics and Compliance Officers Association (ECOA)
  • Member, The Conference Board
  • Member, The General Counsel Roundtable
  • Member, The National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Member, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
  • Member, World Economic Forum
  • Member, Carnegie Mellon University IT Services Qualification Center Research Consortium, developing best practices in IT sourcing

Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption Policy

CA Technologies does not allow its employees or anyone acting on CA Technologies behalf to offer bribes or otherwise attempt to improperly influence a decision-maker for the purpose of obtaining business or business advantage. A number of laws govern anti-corruption and bribery, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). All employees and others acting on behalf of CA Technologies have an obligation to ensure they are not engaging in conduct that either constitutes a bribe or could be perceived to constitute a bribe.

Employment Standards

Disability Accommodation Policy

CA Technologies is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities so they can to participate fully in the growth and success of our company. CA Technologies will endeavor to make reasonable accommodation, as required by law, to known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Labor Policy

As a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, CA Technologies adheres to the following labor principles:

  • Freedom of association: CA Technologies will respect the rights of its employees to joining worker organizations such as labor organizations or trade unions.
  • Abolition of child labor: CA Technologies does not engage in child labor and expects its suppliers to comply with this prohibition.
  • Elimination of forced and compulsory labor: CA Technologies engages in at-will employment and will not use forced or compulsory labor in our operations.
  • Equal opportunity employment: CA Technologies is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination against individuals based on their race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by law. This policy applies to hiring, employment, subsequent job placement, training, compensation and all other areas of personnel practice.

Sexual Harassment

CA Technologies believes its employees are its most important asset. CA Technologies will promote a professional and congenial work environment that encourages teamwork and professional development of all its employees. To that end, CA Technologies does not tolerate and prohibits:

  • Harassment of any employee, which includes harassment or discrimination directed at an employee because of that person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by law.
  • Sexual harassment, which includes but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, graphic or physical conduct of a sexual nature.
  • Retaliation of any type against an employee for reporting or participating in an investigation regarding any type of harassment or discrimination.

Helpline/Webline Policy

CA Technologies has a third-party Helpline/Webline that allows employees and other parties to seek advice, ask questions and report issues about CA Technologies business practices, including the ability to raise such concerns, anonymously (where permitted by law). CA Technologies expects all employees to report instances of misconduct or suspected misconduct.

At all times, both CA Technologies and the third party will protect the personal information maintained in their respective systems in accordance with CA Technologies “Privacy and Data Protection” policy and procedures.

CA Technologies strictly prohibits retaliation against any individual who uses the Helpline/Webline for legitimate purposes. Any individual who feels that he/she has been the victim of retaliation is instructed to immediately notify the chief ethics and compliance officer or any member of the Business Practices and Compliance Team or Worldwide Law Department.

Utilizing the Helpline/Webline will not insulate an individual from disciplinary action if he/she participated in wrongdoing.

Global Citizenship

Matching Gifts Policy

The CA Technologies Matching Gifts Program is driven by the passion and commitment of our employees to help others. Employees can contribute to nonprofits of their choice worldwide with a one-to-one company match of up to $5,000 per fiscal year.

Volunteerism Policy

Service and volunteering have long been a part of the culture at CA Technologies, and our employees continue to give their time and talents to assist people and communities in need. While we have larger programs like CA Together in Action—our worldwide employee volunteer month in October—and environmental programs in April to celebrate Earth Day, projects are available year round and employees are able to use up to three work days per calendar year to give back.

Information Security

CA Technologies policy for managing information security is to ensure that its critical business operations continue to operate with minimal disruptions, using a risk-based methodology. The objectives of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) are to ensure:

  • Information is accessible only to authorized persons from within or outside the company.
  • The confidentiality, integrity and availability of information are sufficiently protected.
  • All personnel are trained on information security and are informed that compliance with the policy is mandatory.
  • All breaches of information security and suspected weaknesses are reported and investigated.
  • Procedures exist to support information security policies, including but not limited to, malware protection, password management and business continuity management.
Supply Chain

Enterprise Supplier Management Policy

The CA Technologies Supplier Risk and Compliance program is owned and managed by enterprise supplier management (ESM).

  1. Risk and compliance: This policy covers ESM’s identification and administration of supplier risk(s). The policy also covers the requirements for planning and conducting risk assessments questionnaires (RAQ), compliance programs and supplier assessments.
  2. Supplier governance: Supplier governance programs help ensure that CA Technologies is realizing the benefits of its suppliers’ contractual obligations and help remediate and/or mitigate any potential risks to CA Technologies.

Partner Code of Conduct

CA Technologies is committed to ethical and honest business practices. Expectations of compliance with these practices extend to anyone who conducts business with CA Technologies, such as partners, suppliers and contractors.

CA Technologies partners, suppliers and contractors shall not act in any manner that is inconsistent with our Code of Conduct or any applicable laws or regulations. CA Technologies partners, suppliers and contractors are responsible to know and comply with the laws applicable to their businesses. We also expect our partners, suppliers and contractors to safeguard the property of CA Technologies and any property entrusted by third parties to CA Technologies—including all proprietary information, assets and resources. CA Technologies confidential information shall be kept strictly confidential and shall be shared only with authorized individuals.

CA Technologies promotes fair competition without discrimination.

Sustainability Policies

Environmental and Social Responsibility Policy

As a global company, CA Technologies recognizes the importance of sustainability as an integral part of its business. As reflected by our company’s core values, we are highly aware of the need to consistently act in a socially responsible and environmentally conscious manner. As a result, we are committed to developing innovative initiatives and agile solutions that advance sustainability for the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. CA Technologies will continue to balance the needs of its business with the need to protect and improve the environments in which we operate. CA Technologies will ensure that all its operations are conducted in compliance with all applicable laws, environmental regulations and codes of practice.

Green Lease Policy

We continue to work with the global real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle to implement a policy of 100 percent green leases on all non-owned corporate facilities. Currently, we are incorporating sustainability elements into our request for proposals (RFPs), requiring specific sustainable practices from all landlords. These include recycling programs, green cleaning of the office space and a commitment from landlords to build out our interior premises in compliance with CA Technologies green building guidelines. We will also implement industry-accepted green leases when we reset major facilities.