Company

Corporate Governance

Effective governance is crucial for building lasting sustainability of a business and the economic development of the communities we operate in.

Committee
Memberships

Name

Board

Leadership

Audit

Committee

Leadership &

Compensation

Committee

Nominating &

Corporate Governance

Committee

Keith Phillips


Jeff Armstrong

Chair

Member


Chair

Jorge Beristain

Chair

Member

Claude Demby


Chair

Member

Christina Alvord

Member

Member

Michael Bless

Member

Member


Dawne Hickton

Governance Documents

On December 8, 2022, the Board of Directors of Piedmont Lithium Inc. amended its Code of Business Conduct and Ethics to clarify the Company’s policies regarding gifts and other potential conflicts of interest in external business relationships, in addition to certain other administrative, non-substantive changes. The amendment did not result in any waiver, explicit or implicit, of any provision of the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics previously in effect.

ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING POLICY

Piedmont Lithium, Inc. and the United States Government prohibit trafficking in persons. The U.S. Government’s policy prohibiting trafficking in persons is available at 48 CFR § 52.222-50 and is summarized below under the heading: “Prohibitions.” Piedmont Lithium, Inc. is committed to a work environment that is free from human trafficking…

AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS

ARTICLE I CORPORATE OFFICES Section 1.1 Registered Office. The registered office of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Corporation”) shall be fixed in the Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation (as the same may be amended and/or restated from time to time, the “Certificate of Incorporation”). Section 1.2 Other Offices. The Corporation may also have an office or offices, and keep the books and records of the Corporation, except as otherwise…

AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION

Piedmont Lithium Inc., a corporation organized and existing under the laws ofthe State of Delaware (the “Corporation”), hereby certifies as follows: The name of the Corporation is “Piedmont Lithium Inc.” The original certificate of incorporation of the Corporation was filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware…

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT (ASX)

Piedmont Lithium Inc. (Piedmont or Company) and the entities it controls believe corporate governance is important for Piedmont in conducting its business activities. As a Delaware entity listed on Nasdaq, Piedmont has adopted corporate governance policies and board committee charters in line with Nasdaq…

AUDIT COMMITTEE CHARTER

Subject to 1(b) below, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) appoints an Audit Committee (the “Committee”) of at least three members, consisting entirely of independent directors, and designates one member as chairperson. Members of the Committee are appointed by the Board. For purposes hereof, 

CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT AND ETHICS FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) has adopted the following Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the “Code”) for directors of the Company. This Code is intended to focus the Board and each director on areas of ethical risk, provide guidance to directors to…

CODE OF CONDUCT

I. INTRODUCTION This Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (this “Code”) provides a general statement of the expectations of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) regarding the ethical standards to which each director, officer and employee should adhere while acting on behalf of the Company. You are expected to read and…

LEADERSHIP AND COMPENSATION COMMITTEE CHARTER

Subject to 1(b) below, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) appoints a Leadership and Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of at least two members, consisting entirely of independent directors, and designates one member as chairperson. Members of the Committee are appointed by the Board. For purposes

DEI POLICY

At Piedmont Lithium, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that promotes innovation, progress, and the overall success of our organization and everyone in it. We believe that diversity of thought, background, and experience is a source of strength and a catalyst for innovation. Our DEI policy outlines our commitment to creating a workplace where all employees are …

HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY

Piedmont Lithium’s core values include the belief in the inherent worth and dignity of all human beings. We fundamentally care about the people impacted by our business and believe in a better future for our communities and the world. We are committed to upholding and respecting human rights for all people. This policy reflects our fundamental standards for business conduct and human rights while …

INSIDER TRADING POLICY

I. INTRODUCTION Federal and state laws prohibit buying, selling or making other transfers of securities by persons who have material information that is not generally known or available to the public. These laws also prohibit persons with such material nonpublic information from disclosing this information to others who trade. Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) has adopted the following policy (this “Policy”) regarding…

INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY

I. Laws” II. III. PURPOSE POLICY APPLICATION ’ (“Piedmont” or the “Company”) “Policy” ments in the Company’s business “Employees” “International Trade ’ ’ “Representatives” “FAQs” Appendix A IV. Appendix B ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, PENALTIES AND SANCTIONS ’s PIEDMONT LITHIUM INC Head Office – United States ’ “OFAC” “BIS”…

NO CHILD OR FORCED LABOR POLICY

Piedmont Lithium, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries, oppose the use of child labor as described in the policy provisions below.  The foundation of Piedmont Lithium’s ‘No Child or Forced Labor Policy’ is based on the Company’s support of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and…

NOMINATING & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE CHARTER

Members. The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) appoints a Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the “Committee”) of at least two members, consisting entirely of independent directors, and designates one member as chairperson. Members of the Committee are appointed by the Board. For purposes hereof…

RELATED PERSON TRANSACTION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

I. POLICY It is the policy of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) that all Interested Transactions with Related Persons, as those terms are defined in this policy, will be subject to approval or ratification in accordance with the procedures set forth below. II. PROCEDURES The Audit Committee of the Board…

SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH POLICY

Piedmont Lithium is committed to a culture of empowering people to work safely, care for each other, and do the right thing. Our leadership recognizes our obligations to our employees, neighbors, stakeholders, and the communities in which we live, work, and play. Our “Piedmont Promise” is to operate our facilities…

STOCK INCENTIVE PLAN

1. Purpose The purpose of this Piedmont Lithium Inc. Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) is to promote and closely align the interests of employees, officers, non-employee directors and other service providers of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) and its stockholders by providing stock-based compensation…

PRINCIPLES OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Board of Directors of Piedmont Lithium Inc. (the “Company”) has adopted the corporate governance principles set forth below (the “Principles”) as a framework for the governance of the Company. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (the “Nominating Committee”) reviews the Principles annually…