### Network Iron Solutions Inc. Accessibility and Inclusivity Pledge

Network Iron Solutions Inc. Accessibility and Inclusivity Pledge

**To Our Valued Community, Employees, and Partners,**

At Network Iron Solutions Inc., we recognize the profound impact that technology can have on improving the quality of life for all individuals, irrespective of their abilities. We understand that accessibility is not a feature, but a fundamental right. Thus, we are committed to fostering an environment of inclusivity, empowerment, and respect. This pledge is a testament to our unwavering commitment to integrate Universal Barrier-Free Design principles, adhere to the highest standards set forth by the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and champion the cause of digital inclusivity and accessibility across all spectrums of our corporate existence.

**We Pledge To:**

1. **Champion Accessibility**: Make Universal Barrier-Free Design an integral part of our development process, ensuring that our products and services are accessible by everyone, including people with disabilities.

2. **Cultivate an Inclusive Workplace**: Create a work environment that respects and values diversity, offering equal opportunities for employment, growth, and participation for people of all abilities.

3. **Engage and Empower**: Actively involve individuals with disabilities in our product development cycles, understanding their needs firsthand and empowering them through technology.

4. **Educate and Advocate**: Provide ongoing education on accessibility standards and best practices to our team, and advocate for the importance of accessibility within our industry and community.

5. **Innovate Responsibly**: Commit to the responsible innovation of technologies that enhance accessibility, avoiding solutions that could inadvertently create barriers.

6. **Promote Transparency**: Maintain open communication channels for feedback on our accessibility efforts and transparently report on our progress towards achieving inclusivity goals.

7. **Partner with Purpose**: Seek out and collaborate with organizations, communities, and experts dedicated to advancing accessibility and inclusivity.

8. **Uphold Our Commitment**: Regularly review and update our practices, policies, and products to surpass the evolving standards for accessibility and inclusivity.

By making this pledge, we affirm our dedication to breaking down barriers and creating a world where technology is a tool for empowerment for everyone. Together, with our employees, partners, and the communities we serve, we commit to making inclusivity and accessibility the cornerstone of our innovation and corporate ethos.

**Together, we innovate for a barrier-free future.**

**DE Carlson**

**CEO, Network Iron Solutions Inc.**

This pledge is a living document, reflective of our ongoing journey towards creating more accessible and inclusive technologies. We invite our entire community to hold us accountable and to join us in making this pledge a reality, for the betterment of our society and the world.

Dated: March 29, 2024