We are committed to strong corporate governance and promote an open and transparent culture, where employees, vendors, clients and other stakeholders are provided with an avenue to express concerns on any serious wrongdoing/malpractice in relation to fraud, controls and ethics.
This Policy aims to achieve the following:-
- Establish a trusted avenue for employees, vendors, clients and external stakeholders to report serious wrongdoings or concerns without fear of reprisals or unfair treatment when whistleblowing in good faith.
- Ensure arrangements are in place to facilitate independent investigation of the reported concern and to take appropriate follow-up actions.
- Enable employees and other stakeholders to raise concerns at an early stage to an internal authority so that actions could be taken immediately to resolve them and avert any actual or impending risk to SPD.
Wrongdoings may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- General malpractice such as immoral, illegal or unethical conduct.
- Potential and serious infractions of Code of Ethics and Conduct.
- Impropriety, corruption, acts of fraud, theft and/or misuse of SPD’s properties, corruption, acts of fraud.
- Any other serious improper matters which may cause financial or non-financial loss to SPD or damage SPD’s reputation.
Channels to Raise Concern
The individual can raise his/her concern to the Audit Committee Chairman by completing this form and sending it as an attachment here. The individual is encouraged to identify himself/herself and provide relevant contact details in case further clarification or information is required. To enable investigation, the individual should provide details such as parties involved, date and time of the incident, description of incident and evidence or any other information to substantiate the concern.
All concerns raised will be independently reviewed by the Audit Committee. All information provided will be kept strictly confidential.