Code of Conduct and Ethics

CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICS

Introduction

The code of conduct is formulated to enhance the standard of corporate governance and corporate behavior of the Group and is applicable to the Directors and employees of the Group.

 

Code of Conduct and Ethics

1.0 Open Door Policy

  • The Group encourage openness and if any employee has any concerns or info about any unethical or illegal business practices such as fraud, corrupt practices, misrepresentation, harassment or suspected violation of the Code, please contact the Executive Director. The identity of the employee will be kept confidential, unless required to be declared under the law.

 

2.0 Working Environment

  • Employees are the Group’s most valuable assets. The Group practices equal opportunity in employment. Every employee will be recognized for their skills, knowledge, experience, performance and contribution which are important to the growth of the Group.
  • The Group is committed to ensure the health and safety of the employees at the workplace.
  • The Group is committed to build a positive working environment where openness, trust and respect are integral parts of our corporate culture. Employees are expected to treat each other with respect.
  • The Group considers harassment and discrimination to be unjust and damaging to the work environment.
  • The Group will not tolerate any act or threat of violence or intimidation in the workplace.
  • Employees are prohibited to bring weapons and hazardous material to work.

 

3.0 Working Culture

  • Employees should display good discipline and conduct at all times.
  • Employees are expected to follow the Group policies and procedures and the existing laws.
  • Employees should deal fairly with the customers, suppliers, contractors and other employees.
  • Employees should not take unfair advantage of anyone through manipulation, misrepresentation of facts or unfair dealing practices.
  • Employees should avoid any situation where there is conflict between their personal and Group interest whether directly or indirectly.
  • Employees with a conflict of interest must disclose to his immediate superior any obligation, commitment, relationship or interest that could conflict with his duties.
  • Employees should not use confidential information obtained by reason of his office for his own advantage or that of others;
  • Employees should at all time act with utmost good faith towards the Group in any transaction and to act honestly and responsibly in the exercise of his powers in discharging his duties;
  • Employees should ensure that the operations of the Group do not harm the interest and well-being of the environment and society.

 

4.0 Company Assets and Information

  • Company assets are intended to be used solely for office purposes. Employees are responsible to safeguard and protect the assets of the Group and should immediately report any suspected theft, damage, misuse or fraud.
  • Company records are important assets of the Group. Employees are responsible for creating, using, storing, preserving and where appropriate disposing of records according to the Group policy and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Employees are obliged to protect the confidentiality of the Information of the Group and guard against unauthorized disclosure or use.
  • The Group strive to protect confidential information and privacy of personal data including personal data of the Employees.

 

5.0 Fraud and Anti-Corruption

  • Employees are responsible to report any fraudulent activities such as forgery or alteration of documents, misappropriation of funds, inventories, supplies or other assets and improper handling or report of financial transactions.
  • Employees shall not accept gifts, benefits or entertainment from a third party which are excessive in value that could influence or affect the judgement of the employees.
  • Employees shall not directly or indirectly accept any kind of bribes, kickbacks or any benefits.
  • Employees shall not offer gifts, benefits or entertainment to a third party which are excessive in value to gain any commercial, contractual, regulatory or personal advantage.