Annual Report 2013

Corporate Governance

ALIGNED WITH BEST PRACTICES, THE GOVERNANCE OF BB ENSURES THE CREATION OF SHAREHOLDER VALUE AND TRANSPARENCY FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS
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Banco do Brasil (BB) adopts the best corporate governance practices that ensure transparent management, a balance between shareholders’ rights, accountability to investors and society, ethics when dealing with its various stakeholders and the sustainability of the business. The management directives include the Code of Corporate Governance and the Code of Ethics, both of which are available on the Investor Relations site (www.bb.com.br/ir). Governance is built using monitoring tools that align the conduct of executive officers with the interests of the bank’s stakeholders and shareholders and of society in general.

Since 2006, BB has featured on the Novo Mercado segment of the BM&FBovespa, in addition to being listed on the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE), the Carbon Efficient (ICO2) Index, the Special Tag-Along Stock Index (Itag) and the Special Corporate Governance Stock Index (IGC). Also, since 2012 the bank has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) of the New York Stock Exchange.