2003 Other Charter: PG

The Procter & Gamble Company Board of Directors Innovation & Technology Committee Charter

The Committee's Purpose. The Committee is appointed by the Board for the primary purpose of overseeing and providing counsel on matters of innovation and technology.


The Committee's Duties and Responsibilities. The Committee has the following duties and responsibilities.
Innovation and Technology Approaches and Plans. To review and make recommendations to the Board on major strategies and other subjects relating to:
The company's approach to technical and commercial innovation.
The innovation and technology acquisition process to assure ongoing business growth.
Measurement and tracking systems important to successful innovation.
Other Activities. To perform any other activities as the Committee deems appropriate, or as are requested by the Board, consistent with this charter, the company's bylaws and applicable law.
This Charter. To maintain and update, as appropriate, this charter, which will be published on the company's website.


Authority to Retain Experts. The Committee has the authority to select, direct, and, if appropriate, terminate such experts as it deems necessary in the performance of its duties.


Evaluation of the Committee. Periodically, the Committee will evaluate how well it has fulfilled its purpose and will report its findings to the full Board.


INFORMATION CONCERNING COMMITTEE MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS, COMMITTEE MEMBER APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL, COMMITTEE STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS (INCLUDING AUTHORITY TO DELEGATE TO SUBCOMMITTEES), AND COMMITTEE REPORTING TO THE BOARD ARE ADDRESSED IN THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITTEE CHARTERS APPENDIX.

The Procter & Gamble Company Board of Directors Public Policy Committee Charter

The Committee's Purpose. The Committee is appointed by the Board for the primary purpose of overseeing matters of importance to the company and its stakeholders, including employees, consumers, customers, suppliers, shareholders, governments, local communities, and the general public.


The Committee's Duties and Responsibilities. The Committee has the following duties and responsibilities.
Stakeholder Issues. To review systems and plans, and make recommendations to the Board, on matters of importance to company stakeholders, including:
Organization diversity.
Sustainable development (including environmental quality, economic development, and corporate social responsibility).
Community and government relations.
Product quality and quality assurance systems.
Corporate reputation.
Other Activities. To perform any other activities as the Committee deems appropriate, or as are requested by the Board, consistent with this charter, the company's bylaws and applicable law.
This Charter. To maintain and update, as appropriate, this charter, which will be published on the company's website.


Authority to Retain Experts. The Committee has the authority to select, direct, and, if appropriate, terminate such experts as it deems necessary in the performance of its duties.


Evaluation of the Committee. Periodically, the Committee will evaluate how well it has fulfilled its purpose and will report its findings to the full Board.


INFORMATION CONCERNING COMMITTEE MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS, COMMITTEE MEMBER APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL, COMMITTEE STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS (INCLUDING AUTHORITY TO DELEGATE TO SUBCOMMITTEES), AND COMMITTEE REPORTING TO THE BOARD ARE ADDRESSED IN THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITTEE CHARTERS APPENDIX.