Governance
Cadiz is a publicly-held natural resources company that owns 70 square miles of property and water resources in Southern California. Our mission is to support communities that lack reliable access to clean, affordable water needed for economic growth and an equitable quality of life by improving California’s water transportation network and delivering sustainable water supply and storage solutions while cultivating sustainable farming opportunities.
Cadiz, Water, Agriculture, Sustainable Farming, Cadiz Water Project, Water Resources, Southern California, Hemp
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Corporate Governance

 

Our Board of Directors maintains four committees – the Audit & Risk Committee, the Compensation Committee, Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee and the Equity, Sustainability and Environmental Justice Committee The Committees are comprised of only our independent directors.  Winston Hickox presently serves as the lead independent director for the Board.

 

  • AUDIT & RISK

  • Stephen Courter, Chair

    Geoffrey Grant

    Winston Hickox

    Ken Lombard

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  • COMPENSATION

  • Winston Hickox, Chair

    Geoffrey Grant

    Senator Richard Polanco (ret.)

    Carolyn Webb de Macias

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  • NOMINATING & CORP GOVERNANCE

  • Maria Echaveste, Chair

    Stephen Courter

    Carolyn Webb de Macias

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  • EQUITY, SUSTAINABILITY & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

  • Carolyn Webb de Macias, Chair

    Winston Hickox

    Maria Echaveste

    Senator Richard Polanco (ret.)

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Each Board committee maintains a written charter detailing its authority and responsibilities. Our Committee charters, corporate policies and governance documents are available at the following links:

 

CHARTERS

Audit & Risk Committee Charter

Compensation Committee Charter

Equity, Sustainability & Environmental Justice Committee Charter

Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee Charter

 

 

POLICIES

Code of Conduct & Ethics

Policy Statement Regarding Insider Trading and Confidentiality

Policy for Anti-Bribery And Corruption 2021

 

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS

Commendation Letter from California Legislature, May 2021

  • Agriculture

  • More than 35 years

    3500 Acres

     

    Organic Certified Crops

     

    Industrial Hemp

     

    Certified by State &
    Local Authorities

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  • Water & Infastructure

  • 9 wells

     

    Capacity to deliver 25,000 Acre ft
    / per year

     

    Excellent Water Quality

     

    Very Low TDS

     

    Meets all state & federal
    requirements
    without treatment

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  • Environmental Stewardship

  • Desert Tortoise Conservation Bank

     

    MOU with San Diego Zoo

     

    Permanent Land Conservation

     

    Renewable Energy

     

    Protection of Desert Water Systems

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  • Stakeholder Focus

  • Active in Local &
    Global Community

     

    Aiding Underserved Communities

     

    Support from more than 70
    Elected Officials & Prominent Organizations

     

    Resource Evaluation & Reporting

     

    Hire Local Work Force

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