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A message from the Chair of the PG&E Corporation Board of Directors and the Chair of the PG&E Corporation Compliance and Public Policy Committee


PG&E Boards of Directors,


Every day, 16 million Californians depend on PG&E to safely and reliably provide affordable, clean energy. As a member of PG&E’s Boards of Directors, your leadership role is to oversee PG&E as it works to earn and safeguard the trust of its customers, regulators, employees and community members. Leadership begins with performing our duties of oversight with the highest standards and for acting with integrity, transparency and humility.


Please take time to read and understand the Director Code of Conduct. This Code outlines the ethical standards and principles that enable directors to make good ethical decisions that support and lead PG&E's Mission, Vision and Culture.


Thank you for your commitment to following our Code of Conduct and to the success of PG&E.


Richard C. Kelly, Chair of the Board and Roger H. Kimmel, Chair, Compliance Public Policy Committee

PG&E Corporation

*As adopted by the Boards of Directors of PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company on December 20, 2006, and amended by the Boards on December 16, 2009; December 21, 2011; June 16, 2015; and May 23, 2018


1The concept of a business setting is meant to distinguish between interactions of a purely personal nature, for example the wedding of a director’s child, and events regarding the business of PG&E. Transactions involving director conflicts of interest are not inherently improper if they are disclosed to and approved by a Company’s Board of Directors or shareholders, or if they are "just and reasonable" to the Company at the time authorized, approved or ratified. Federal law prohibits personal loans from Companies to their directors and executive officers.


2Under California law, a director may not use his or her position to make personal profit or gain or for other personal advantage.


3Under California law, a director must perform his or her duties in good faith, and must act honestly and free from the intention to defraud.