PMB Technology Berhad (the “Company”) has adopted the following Code of Conduct (the “Code”) for Directors, management and employees of the Company and its subsidiaries (the “Group”). This Code is established to promote the corporate culture which engenders ethical conduct that permeates throughout the Company. All Directors, management and employees of the Group shall be referred to as “Officers” hereon.
The principle of this Code is based on principles in relation to trust, integrity, responsibility, excellence, loyalty, commitment, dedication, discipline, diligence and professionalism.
This Code is formulated with the intention of achieving the following aims:
4. Code of Conduct
Every officer is responsible to ensure compliance with the Code:
The Company will take disciplinary action against any personnel who fails to act in accordance with applicable statutory laws, Company Policies and Procedures and this Code.
In the performance of his or her duties, each Officer must comply with the letter and spirit of the following codes:
5. Communication and Compliance
The Company should ensure this Code is being communicated to all levels of officers through staff handbook, notice board, intranet, or corporate website. The Company should include the briefing of this Code to new officers in the induction programme.
The Board should ensure this Code permeates throughout the Company and is complied by all levels of officers within the Group.
6. Violations of Code of Conduct
The Company's officer should report to supervisors, managers, HODs or Head of Human Resource about the known or suspected illegal or unethical behaviour. The Company's Executive Directors and senior management shall promptly report any known or suspected violations of this Code to the Board.
The Company has also established a Whistle-Blowing Policy that provides an anonymous, secure and confidential communication channel for employees to raise genuine concerns or report any misconduct or wrongdoings. The provision, protection and procedure of the Whistle-Blowing Policy for reporting of the violation of the Code are available on the Company’s portal.
The Company makes every effort to maintain the confidentiality of any individual who reports concerns and possible misconduct. Officers who retaliate or encourage others to do so will be subjected to disciplinary actions, up to and including termination of employment or engagement. The Company does not tolerate any form of retaliation against anyone who makes a report in good faith.
The Company shall investigate reported concerns promptly and confidentially with the highest level of professionalism and transparency. All internal investigations and audits are conducted impartially and without predetermined conclusions. Each and every officer shall be expected to cooperate fully with audits, investigations and any corrective action plans, which may include areas for continued monitoring and assessment.
Where external investigations are required, every officer shall appropriately respond to, cooperate and shall not interfere with, any lawful government inquiry, audit or investigation.
9. Periodic Review
This Code should be reviewed periodically by the Board in accordance with the needs of the Company and be communicated to all levels of officers on the new changes. This Code is available on the Company’s website.
This Code is reviewed and approved by the Board on 18 August 2020.