Whistleblowing Presence and Objectives
The Company has a Whistleblowing System (WBS) to accommodate and follow up legal and ethical violations, so as to increase compliance with regulations and encourage the growth of an ethical culture when conducting activities with internal and external parties. WBS is part of internal control especially to reduce the risk of fraud and non-compliance against the law.
Types of Violations that Can be Reported
Actions or deeds that can be reported include but are not limited to:
The reporting party provides an early indication that can be accounted for such as:
Submission of Violation Report
Submission of the Company WBS Offenses Report is set forth in Whistleblower Policies and Procedures, as follows:
In connection with incoming complaints, the Internal Audit Unit looks for evidence from the whistleblower, or related parties, during a regular audit or an investigation audit. The audit or investigation results are submitted to the President Director and the Audit Committee. If there is evidence of a violation, Human Resources and/or Legal teams handle the matter in accordance with the applicable regulations.
Complaints about alleged violations of the code of conduct may be reported via email at [email protected].
The Company and management are prohibited from disclosing the Whistleblower’s personal data and unfairly punishing them, such as changing their position, changing their job description or workplace, or imposing punishment, threaten, abuse, or lay off the Whistleblower.
Socialization is provided to all employees of the Company and its subsidiaries. Socialization is conducted through management meetings and through the Company’s website. For new employees, socialization is provided through the employees’ induction program, which material includes the WBS.