OUR CODE OF ETHICS
How we are funded?
Save Your Hood (SYH) adheres to a strict code of ethics that guides its operations, finances, and interactions with stakeholders.
This code of ethics ensures that SYH maintains its integrity, upholds its values, and protects its reputation as a trusted organization working to address local environmental issues.
Key Principles of SYH's Code of Ethics:
Volunteer Authenticity: SYH values the dedication and commitment of its volunteers and ensures that their contributions are recognized and appreciated. It avoids exploiting or misrepresenting the efforts of volunteers for personal gain or to achieve funding or recognition.
Transparency and Accountability: SYH maintains transparency in its finances, operations, and decision-making processes. It provides regular updates to stakeholders, including volunteers, partners, and funders, regarding its activities and progress.
Ethical Fundraising: SYH adheres to ethical fundraising practices, ensuring that funding sources align with its mission and values. It avoids misleading or deceptive practices and prioritizes sustainable funding sources that support its long-term impact.
4. Environmental Integrity: SYH's initiatives and activities are grounded in scientific principles and environmental best practices. It avoids greenwashing or making unsubstantiated claims about its environmental impact.
5. Community Empowerment: SYH actively involves the community in its decision-making processes and initiatives. It empowers residents to take ownership of environmental issues and fosters a sense of collective responsibility for creating a sustainable future.
6. Sustainability and Impact: SYH prioritizes long-term sustainability in its projects and initiatives. It measures and evaluates its impact to ensure that its efforts are making a meaningful difference in the community.
7. Respect and Inclusion: SYH values diversity, equity, and inclusion in its activities and interactions with stakeholders. It embraces a culture of respect, inclusivity, and mutual understanding.