The Board shall establish a suitable framework for whistleblowing that allows employees to freely communicate their concerns about illegal or unethical practices, without fear of retaliation and to have direct access to an independent member of the Board or a unit created to handle whistleblowing concerns. The Board shall be conscientious in establishing the framework, as well as in supervising and ensuring its enforcement.
Directors, Senior Management/Officers and Employees are expected to conduct themselves with integrity, impartiality and honesty. It is every employee’s responsibility and in all interest of the Company to ensure that any inappropriate behavior that compromise the interest of the shareholders, investors, customers and the wider public does not occur.
The Company shall assists individual employees to disclose information relevant to suspected misconduct, malpractice or irregularity through a confidential reporting channel.
It is the policy of the Company to make every effort treating all disclosures in a confidential and sensitive manner after employee reports inappropriate behavior or irregularity. The identity of the individual employee making genuine and appropriate allegation are assured of fair treatment. In addition, employees are also assured of protection against unfair dismissal, victimization, or unwarranted disciplinary action, even if the concerns raised turned out to be unsubstantiated.