POLITICAL EXPENDITURES POLICY
Policy and Disclosure
Since 2012, no funds or assets of Danaher Corporation or its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company”) were contributed to or for (1) any political party or candidate, whether federal, state or local, (2) any entity operating under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 527 of the Internal Revenue Code, (3) any entity organized under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, (4) any ballot measure or (5) any public communication that expressly advocates the election or defeat of a political candidate (“Political Purposes”).
Danaher has no intention of contributing any Company funds or assets for Political Purposes; any contribution of Company funds or assets for Political Purposes would require approval by Danaher’s Chief Executive Officer.
The Company belongs and pays dues to certain U.S. trade and industry associations. The Company’s policy is that each such association may use no more than $25,000 of the Company’s dues in any calendar year for Political Purposes, and the Company communicates this policy to the associations of which it is a member.