Tenaga Cable Industries Sdn. Bhd does not tolerate bribery. Bribery means as an act of giving or receiving of any gratification corruptly with the intention of influencing the behavior of someone to obtain or retain a commercial advantage.
To state TCI’s position on bribery and related matters, and to establish key pillars in its structure to protect the company against the impact of bribery.Summary
Bribery in all its forms related to TCI’s activities is prohibited. It is the responsibility of Personnel at all levels to act with integrity. TCI holds a ‘No Gifts’ policy, although certain exceptions are allowed. Integrity Pledges must be signed by Personnel on a regular basis, as well as a Conflict of Interest declaration. Business Associates acting on behalf of the company must be managed carefully. Reporting of misconduct by Personnel or third parties is expected, with protection provided for all disclosers acting in good faith. The company is committed to enforcing its position, with the Anti-Bribery Compliance Function and Business Support Quality and Communication taking on this role. The Anti-Bribery Management System will be assessed and updated on a regular basis to ensure its effectiveness is maintained.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY
It is the policy of TCI that the disclosure and management of Conflicts of Interest is the responsibility of its Personnel at all levels. All potential, perceived and actual conflicts are to be declared in a timely manner and managed using the mechanisms provided by the company. Primary responsibility for managing the declaration lies with the person’s own Manager, with support provided by Human Resource Management (HRM) and the Anti-Bribery Compliance Function. Sanctions for non-compliance can be severe, depending on the nature of the declared conflict and its impact on the company.
TCI expects Personnel at all levels to report concerns they may have on any behaviour they observe in relation to the company’s activities via the channels established for this purpose. External parties encountering misconduct as they work with TCI Personnel are likewise expected to report their concerns through the designated channels. Protection will be provided to all parties acting in good faith.
Reporting In Good Faith
Under the Whistleblower Policy, TCI provides an avenue for all employees and stakeholders of TCI to disclose any wrongdoings or irregularities with regard to TCI business operations.
TCI expects all parties to act with integrity and have reasonable grounds when making a report. TCI will not entertain any reports with malicious intent.
Protection From Retaliation And Reprisal
TCI provides assurance to the whistleblower that he/she would be protected from retaliation or reprisal. All complaints reported to TCI are treated in strict confidence. The whistleblower’s identity will not be revealed unless it is required by law.
The complaint is preferably in writing, submitted by hand, via post or email, to ensure that there is a clear understanding about the issues raised. The report should be sealed in an envelope if sent via post with “Private and Confidential” indicated and addressed to:
Integrity Officer via:
- Call 03-89222678 (Integrity Officer) from Monday to Friday during office hours (8.00 am to 4.45 pm)
- Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- In writing to Integrity officer, Lot 2, Jalan P/12, Seksyen 10, Kawasan Perusahaan Bangi, Bandar Baru Bangi, 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
- Fill in the whistle blowing form
Whistleblower Protection Act 2010
In the event that there are discrepancies between this policy and the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010, the Act shall prevail.
GIFTS, HOSPITALITY AND RELATED BENEFITS POLICY
TCI holds a ‘No Gifts’ policy. However there are some exceptions allowed, provided no Conflict of Interest arises and decision-making behaviour is not influenced. Likewise, normal business hospitality is permitted but must not be so frequent or extravagant that sense of obligation is created on the side of the receiver. Festive hampers are discouraged and are to be refused wherever possible. Discounts for staff by External Providers must be provided transparently as part of a general agreement between the Provider and TCI. Facilitation payments must not be made. Charitable donations and sponsorships must be made transparently and for the general well-being of the company and the communities it serves. Political contributions are prohibited.
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