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DEF 14A
ARCH COAL INC filed this Form DEF 14A on 03/18/2019
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DIRECTORS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES

Overview

        Arch is dedicated to being a global leader in the coal industry and to creating long-term value for the Company's stockholders. It is the Company's policy to conduct the Company's business with integrity and an unrelenting passion for providing the best value to the Company's customers. The Company's key corporate governance materials, including our Corporate Governance Guidelines, Code of Business Conduct and Board committee charters, are published under the "Investors" section of the Company's website at archcoal.com. Information on the Company's website does not constitute part of this proxy statement. The Board regularly reviews these materials and modifies them as warranted based upon Delaware law, the rules and listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and SEC regulations, as well as best practices recommended by recognized governance authorities.

Corporate Governance Guidelines and Code of Business Conduct

    Corporate Governance Guidelines

        The Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines set forth a framework within which the Board, assisted by its committees, directs the affairs of the Company. These Guidelines address, among other items, the composition and functions of the Board, director independence, compensation of directors, and director qualification standards.


    Code of Conduct

        The Company's Code of Business Conduct is applicable to all employees of the Company, including the principal executive officer, the principal financial officer and the principal accounting officer, as well as all directors of the Company.

        The Corporate Governance Guidelines and the Code of Business Conduct are available on the Company's website under the "Investors" section at archcoal.com and in print to any stockholder who requests them from the Company's Secretary. The Company intends to post amendments to or waivers from (to the extent applicable to one of the Company's directors or executive officers) the Code of Business Conduct at the same location on the Company's website. Information on the Company's website does not constitute part of this proxy statement.

Our Commitment to Safety and Environmental Stewardship

        Safety and environmental stewardship are core values at Arch Coal. Our commitment to the safety of our employees and to the environmental care of our planet are an essential and ongoing part of our business. We strive for the ultimate goal of zero safety incidents, and we deploy a variety of safety programs to help us continuously improve. We are proud of our award-winning reclamation and strong environmental compliance.

        Our Board provides oversight and regularly reviews the company's safety and environmental performance. Our executive leadership team actively manages the Company's performance and strives to ensure these core values are ingrained in the Company's culture. We believe that our performance in the areas of safety and environmental compliance is integral to our operational and financial performance and to enhancing long-term

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