Throughout its history, U.S. Bank has operated with a tradition of uncompromising honesty and integrity. Strong corporate governance has aided this tradition. U.S. Bank’s system of corporate governance is based on the belief that outstanding corporate governance promotes ethical business practices. They know that sound corporate governance is vital to the continued success of U.S. Bank and the entire financial services industry.U.S. Bank’s shareholders, customers, communities and employees demand—and deserve—to do business with companies they can trust.