Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Effective date: May 12, 2023

At Specialized Metal Solutions LLC ("we", "us", or "our"), we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential for the success and growth of our company. Our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace is reflected in this Diversity and Inclusion Policy (the "Policy").

  1. Purpose

The purpose of this Policy is to outline our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and to provide guidance on how we promote diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in all aspects of our business.

  1. Scope

This Policy applies to all employees, contractors, and stakeholders of Specialized Metal Solutions LLC, regardless of their role, level, or location.

  1. Our Commitment

We are committed to:

a. Fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity;

b. Ensuring that all employment decisions, including recruitment, selection, promotion, compensation, and professional development, are based on merit, skills, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law;

c. Providing equal opportunity for everyone to participate in all aspects of our business, including decision-making processes, leadership roles, and professional development opportunities;

d. Encouraging open and constructive dialogue to promote understanding, awareness, and appreciation of different perspectives and experiences;

e. Identifying and addressing any barriers to diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

  1. Responsibilities

a. Management: Our management team is responsible for promoting diversity and inclusion, implementing this Policy, and ensuring that all employees and contractors are aware of and adhere to its principles.

b. Employees and Contractors: All employees and contractors are responsible for treating their colleagues with respect and dignity, and for contributing to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

  1. Reporting and Addressing Concerns

If you witness or experience any behavior that violates this Policy or any applicable laws, you are encouraged to report it to your manager, human resources representative, or any other appropriate person within the company. We will take all reports seriously, investigate them promptly and confidentially, and take appropriate action to address any issues identified.

  1. Training and Development

We will provide regular training and development opportunities to our employees and contractors to raise awareness of diversity and inclusion, enhance cultural competence, and ensure understanding of this Policy and its principles.

  1. Review and Monitoring

We will regularly review and monitor the effectiveness of this Policy and our diversity and inclusion initiatives to ensure continuous improvement and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  1. Amendments

We reserve the right to amend this Policy at any time. Any changes will be communicated to all employees and contractors and will be effective from the date of their publication.

  1. Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy or our diversity and inclusion initiatives, please contact:

Specialized Metal Solutions LLC