WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION INC.
PLEDGE OF PERSONAL COMMITMENT
As a member of the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, I, Jimmy Wales, am committed to Wikimedia Foundation’s goal to establish and maintain the highest level of public confidence in its accountability. I have personally committed to follow the standards set out below, which represent the Wikimedia Foundation’s conflict of interest policies:
I will conduct my activities with the board of trustees of Wikimedia Foundation so that I do not advance or protect my own interests, or the private interests of others with whom I have a relationship, in a way that is detrimental to the interests of, or to the fundamental mission of, Wikimedia Foundation.
In every instance in which I represent the Wikimedia Foundation, I will conduct my activities in a manner to best promote the interests of Wikimedia Foundation.
In all matters that come before the board of trustees for a vote that may favorably impact my own financial interests, or the private interests of others with whom I have a financial relationship, or any organization of which I am a part, I will reveal that relationship and abstain from a vote in the matter.
When a conflict of interest arises, or when a potential conflict of interest emerges, I will promptly disclose that conflict, or potential conflict, to the Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation and to the Chairman of its board of trustees and seek a resolution of that issue.
Entered into on this the 5th day of November, 2006.
Member, Board of Trustees
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.