Corporate Governance

Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

Cerus is committed to maintaining the highest standards of business conduct and ethics. Our Code reflects the business practices and principles of behavior that support this commitment.

Every employee, officer and director is expected to read and understand the Code and its application to the performance of his or her business responsibilities.

 Code of Business Conduct & Ethics (Revised July 2015)


Charter of the Nominating Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors

This charter describes the operating principles, processes, and responsibilities of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Cerus' board of directors. This committee oversees all aspects of the company's corporate governance functions, including identification, review, and recommendation of candidates to serve as directors.

 Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee Charter (Revised December 2017)


Compensation Committee Charter

This charter describes the composition, authority, and responsibilities of the compensation committee of Cerus' board of directors. This committee develops and approves compensation policies, including executive compensation, stock option plans, bonus plans, and other similar programs.

 Cerus Compensation Committee Charter (Revised December 2017)


Audit Committee Charter 

This charter describes the purpose, composition, authority, and responsibilities of the audit committee of Cerus' board of directors. This committee guides the board of directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to corporate accounting and reporting practices.

 Cerus Audit Committee Charter (Revised October 2014)


Contacting the Audit Committee

Employees, shareholders or third parties may communicate directly with the Cerus Audit Committee using the following address:

Audit Committee Chairman
c/o Cerus Corporation
2550 Stanwell Drive
Concord, CA 94520


Corporate Governance Guidelines

Cerus is committed to provide a structure within which our directors and management can pursue our objectives for the benefit of our stockholders. The Cerus Board of Directors has adopted these guidelines to promote the effective governance of Cerus.

 Cerus Corporate Governance Guidelines (December 14, 2017)



Conflict Minerals

Cerus is committed to improving its diligence efforts and increasing transparency in our supply chain in order to work toward a conflict free supply chain.  This Conflict Minerals Report is for the reporting period January 1 to December 31, 2017.

Conflict-Minerals-Report.pdf

 


Comprehensive Compliance Program

As part of Cerus Corporation’s continuing commitment to promote a culture of good corporate citizenship and responsibility, Cerus Corporation declares that, to the best of its knowledge, and based on a good faith understanding of the statutory requirements of California Health and Safety Code § 119400 and 119402, it has adopted a Comprehensive Compliance Program as mandated by this California law. To the best of our knowledge, as of July 1, 2017, Cerus Corporation believes that it is in compliance with its Comprehensive Compliance Program and its good faith understanding of the requirements of California Health and Safety Code § 119400 and 119402.

For questions about our Comprehensive Compliance Program, please contact us at legaldepartment@cerus.com.

 

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