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Corporate governance

Corporate governance and ethics

Our sustainability practices are underlined by corporate governance, policies and procedures that help us carry out our responsibilities to guide all that we do. On this page, you will find our ESG and Corporate Governance related policies as well as past sustainability reports and filings.

Communications with Board of Directors

Ciena's Board of Directors has adopted a procedure for receiving and addressing communications from all interested parties, including Ciena’s stockholders. You may send written communications to the entire Board of Directors (or any committee thereof), Ciena’s lead independent director, or all the independent directors of the Board, by addressing communications to Ciena Corporation, 7035 Ridge Road, Hanover, MD 21076, Attention: Corporate Secretary. Communications by e-mail should be addressed to and marked "Attention: Corporate Secretary" in the "Subject" field.

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Labor standards

Ciena operates in full compliance with the workplace standards required by the International Labor Organization (ILO), as well as all standards mandated by any country where we have operations. We have in place and enforce strict workplace policies on ethical behavior and workplace safety, and provide regular training to support adherence to the policies.

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Report a violation

Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, offers leading network infrastructure solutions, intelligent software and a comprehensive services practice.

Ciena believes that honesty, adherence to highest ethical standards and compliance with the law on the part of all of its employees, officers and directors are essential to Ciena's success. Anyone who becomes aware of a violation of Ciena's Code of Business Conduct and Business Ethics, may report it using EthicsPoint, an independent third-party service.

Reports filed through EthicsPoint are directed to the General Counsel and other appropriate persons within Ciena's management. Reports of financial or accounting violations are forwarded to the General Counsel and the Chair of the Audit Committee of Ciena’s Board of Directors.

The EthicsPoint service can be reached via the internet or by phone at the toll-free number: 1-866-384-4277.

Corporate social responsibility

Our Corporate Social Responsibility practices and policies are designed to help Ciena operate as a supplier of choice, an employer of choice, and a neighbor of choice around the globe.

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