George Weston is committed to strong corporate governance practices designed to maintain high standards of oversight, accountability, integrity and ethics while also promoting long-term growth. The Board of Directors regularly reviews the Company’s corporate governance practices to ensure they reflect evolving best practices in a rapidly changing environment.

George Weston strives to earn and retain the trust of its shareholders through its commitment to sound principles of corporate governance. Leadership in governance begins with the Company's Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of the Board to ensure that each member of senior management is held accountable to shareholders, customers and employees and to the communities in which the company operates.

The mandates and charters of the Company's Board of Directors and its committees are reviewed and revised regularly to ensure George Weston’s policies and practices represent best practices in governance and disclosure.