Missouri Landscape & Nursery Association

Missouri Landscape and Nursery Association
P.O. Box 81
Bowling Green, MO 63334
(636)542-1234

Code of Ethics

The code of ethics is a description of general principles of conduct. They are timeless and not subject to the changes in day to day business practices. Members of Missouri Landscape and Nursery Association are expected to observe the code in spirit as well as in letter. The code outlines the most important standards of ethical and professional conduct by which members are expected to abide.
  • To serve our clients with integrity, knowledge and creative ability.
  • To consistently maintain the confidence and trust in the profession.
  • To encourage education and research within the horticultural field.
  • To perform work or supply goods according to accepted industry standards, and the Missouri Nursery Landscape Association Specifications and/or specifications written in the contract.
  • To attract to the profession those who possess a high degree of honesty, courtesy, integrity, and competence.
  • To continually strive towards the betterment of our environment through our dedication to the profession of ornamental horticulture.
  • To protect, at all times the integrity of the profession and the interests of the client and the general public.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Members of Missouri Landscape and Nursery Association are expected to observe the Code of Conduct in spirit as well as in letter. The Code of Conduct outlines the most important standards of ethical and professional conduct by which all members are expected to abide.
• Members shall act fairly, honestly and in a manner they would be prepared to defend publicly in all aspects of the practice of ornamental horticulture.
• Members shall endeavor to serve clients with integrity, knowledge, and creative ability. They shall provide only the highest level of professional services to clients and others in the industry.
• Members have a responsibility to provide constructive professional criticism, without bias or prejudice, whenever necessary to ensure the continued quality of goods and services throughout our industry.
• Members shall not make any false or malicious statements which may injure the professional reputation of another member.
• Members should work to maintain confidence and trust in the profession of ornamental horticulture.
• Members advertising shall not contain false or misleading information.
• Members will foster and promote the greater use of environmentally friendly nursery products.
• Members will abide by and promote the laws, ordinances and best management practices in a manner that will further the status of the green industry as a respected profession.
• Members will avoid making unfounded statements, which, in any way, might injure the professional reputation of another.
• Members will uphold a safe working environment and promote training and education of employees as essential to the maintenance of high standards.
• Members will avoid making unfounded statements, which, in any way, might injure the professional reputation of another.


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