- Seek more knowledge and experience in order to improve oneself in terms of knowledge and skills which can enhance the working capacities more effectively and efficiently.
- Adhere to moral principle and must not solicit for undeserved position or any other wrongful benefits from the supervisor or other persons.
- Avoid all kinds of malicious addictions and behavior that might lead to the deterioration of one’s own as well as the Company’s dignity and reputation. For example, do not get involve in too much debt, stay away from all kinds of gambling and never get involved in any type of drugs, etc.
- Shall not involve in any profession or action which might adversely impact one’s own duties or reputation and the Company’s reputation.
- Avoid having financial obligations with the persons/entities having commercial relationship with the Company or among other employees which includes the lending and borrowing of money, asking for donation, discounting cheques, etc. except doing for charity and public activities purposes.
Employees’ Roles towards the Company:
- Carry out duties with integrity and prudent by dedicating oneself, both physically and mentally, significantly for the best interest of the Company.
- Carry out duties diligently and always seek ways to develop and improve one’s performance to always maintain efficiency.
- Having discipline and always comply with the Company’s rules and regulations, Company’s value, culture whether prescribed verbally or in writing.
- Maintain one’s own dignity to be acceptable by others in society and also not doing anything that might ruin the Company’s image and reputation.
- Utilize and conserve the Company’s resources to the best interest, maintenance them and never use them for personal interest.
- Employees are forbidden to participate in any transaction/action or to conceal the transaction/action which has conflict of interest with the Company or which might prevent them from carrying out duties fairly or participate in the concealing of any illegal transaction/action.
- Shall not involve in any financial obligations or incur any financial obligation with other persons who have the duties or business relationship with the Company.
- Carry out duties in accordance with the health, safety and work environment policies
- Do not use one’s own authority or allow others to exploit the authority directly or indirectly to seek for one’s own or the other person’s interest improperly.
- Possess good conscience, commitment and collective responsibilities towards the Company in carrying out duties in compliance with the Company’s set objectives under the health, safety and work environment policies by strictly complying with the related policy, rules, regulations and directions.
- Strictly secure the Company’s confidentiality in terms of the leakage of the inside information or confidential documents of the Company that might incur damages to the Company..
- Being prudent in expressing opinions to external parties especially those issues that may affect the reputation and business operation of the Company.
Employees’ Roles towards other Employees:
- Encourage teamwork by providing coordination, assistance to each other for the overall interest of the Company.
- Treat co-workers with politeness, generosity, good human relationship. Adapt oneself to be able to get along well with others and do not conceal information necessary in carrying out duties of the co-workers.
- Respect others by not stealthily claiming other’s achievement as one’s own performance.
- The supervisor should be respectful and become good example for the subordinates
- The subordinates should treat their supervisor respectfully.
- The subordinates shall listen to the supervisor’s suggestions and always pay respects to them and be polite to other employees in higher position.
- Avoid gossiping other employee’s story both in terms of the work and personal issues or criticizing in such a way that it might destroy individual employee or ruin the Company’s image as a whole.
- Maintain and create unity among colleagues and do not do anything that is immoral to other employees.
- Do not take any action that constitute sexual harassment against other employees as such action might lead to nuisance or undermine morale in the work environment, encouraging enemy or aggressiveness as well as interrupting the work of other employees unreasonably. Such behavior includes indecent actions or sex harassment whether verbally or physically.
Employees’ Roles towards Customers, Related Parties, Environment and Society:
- Perform duties with integrity and being ethical when dealing with customers, competitors and socials.
- Treat customers fairly and without discrimination.
- Do not abuse customers’ confidential information obtained from business operation which in normal course of action shall be kept as secret and not to be disclosed for one’s own or any third parties’ benefit except disclosed with prior consent from the customers or required by law or duty.
- Provide information of products or services of the Company accurately and clearly without misleading on material information.
- Must comply with the Anti-Corruption Policy and never engage in offering or soliciting bribes whether in the form of gifts or other benefits and must not do, assist or support any action that is against the law and related notification.
- Participate or support activities for public welfare to help create and develop society and conserve environment as appropriate.
- Behave oneself in compliance to the law and avoid any actions that may cause damage to others.
Conflict of Interest:
- Employees and family must not acquire any benefit or being the shareholder of the company which is the commercial competitor of the Company or any other businesses including dealers/suppliers that the Company is dealing business with. However, in the case that such company, business or such persons having securities listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, the securities purchased through the SET or the investment via mutual fund is not considered having conflict of interest with the Company’s interest unless it has an impact on the carrying out of their duties for the Company.
- Employees and family must not do any action which may hinder the Company’s interest whether by dealing with the persons having business relationship with the Company such as dealers, suppliers, customers, competitors or by exploiting the opportunity or information acquired from their duties to seek personal benefit or to operate the business in competition with the Company’s business or to do the duties which do not belong to the Company’s assignment which may impact their performance.
- Employees must perform duty with transparency including being ready at all time for performance auditing by the Company, the group companies or other related agencies.
- Employees must not work either as a full time or temporary employee in other companies which have the same type of business as the Company or compete with the Company’s business or that have a conflict of interest with the Company.
- Directors and Executives are required to submit a report on interest of directors, executives and related persons in the format specified by the Company when first appointed by the Company and report again whenever there is any change.
- Shall not disclose or abuse the Company’s confidential information by keeping secret and ensuring that the confidential information or document does not leak out to irrelevant persons which might cause damage to the Company except it is required by law, regulation, term or condition binding upon the Company to disclose. Moreover, employees shall not exploit the Company’s information acquired on duty for one’s own or others’ interest.
- Avoid making comments or opinion to outsiders or the media on the Company’s issues without having the authority or duty to do so or comment on any other matters that might have impact on the Company’s image and operation.
Financial Reporting and Internal Control System:
- Financial report should be done accurately, completely, timely and reliably according to the generally accepted accounting standard.
- Set up effective internal control system to ensure that the Company has complied to its standard rules and regulations and related laws.
- Act in a neutralized manner in dealing business with all dealers/suppliers in order not to be accused of offering special favor to a particular dealer/supplier which may lead to unfair decision on procurement, auction or negotiation process, etc.
- Procurement and outsourcing of the Company must be done under the set policy which is in line with the Good Corporate Governance Principle and the procurement and outsourcing will be carried out strictly in accordance with the rules and procedures currently enforced while doing the Procurement and Outsourcing.
- Provide correct unambiguous information to the dealers/suppliers so that it does not rush them to make decision by misunderstanding or by getting correct but not enough information that should be provided.
- Do not accept any gifts, invitation to a feast or reception from the dealers/suppliers which especially arranged in private or particular group including the invitation to a business trip or any other activities that the dealers/suppliers offer to make financial support so as to avoid any scandal and to protect against any probability to make compensation or give special favor in return for such gifts or financial support.
- Shall not anticipate or ask for any compensated benefits either privately or in groups from the dealers/suppliers in whatever opportunity or situation and never accept bribes in whatever forms.
- Only those vendors/suppliers who have the suitable qualifications and have the intention and capability to accept the procurement deal shall be invited to submit procurement proposals and those who do not have the qualification should not be invited just only to be used as bargaining tool with other vendors/suppliers. If only the proposal is needed for cost projection or budgeting purposes, such purpose should be informed clearly in advance.
- Provide clear and correct bidding criteria and treat all suppliers/bidders equally. Additional information, once asked and given to any one bidder, should be given to the others as well. If a bidder asks for postponement of proposal submission date, the other bidders should be informed of the new proposal date immediately as well.
- The bidding price as well as other technical information received from the participated bidders should be kept confidential and should not be disclosed to the other party.
- Procurement process should be done fairly and honestly without any improper influence.
- Provide reasonable time to vendors/suppliers during procurement process so that they will have sufficient time to procure or produce and provide us with sufficient and quality goods and services.
Giving or Receiving Gifts, Properties or any other Benefits or Entertainment:
- Employees and family must not request, receive or be allowed to receive money, properties or any other benefits from the persons dealing business with the Company.
- Gifts giving or receiving is allowed conventionally but such giving and receiving should not have any impact on any commercial decision making in relation to the Company’s business.
- Gifts can be given or received in the name or on behalf of organization to organization, e.g. gifts bestowed upon business contract signing and such gifts shall become the property of the Company and should be forwarded to the Human Resources Department for proper management, perhaps, by a lucky draw among the employees, donation, etc. In the event that such gifts have higher value than 2,000 Baht, the head of the Department who received the gifts should be consulted to seek appropriate practice and to ensure that such gifts are not intended to influence on a particular decision making.
- Shall not accept the feast invitation which is unreasonable or has overvalued if compared to the normal relationship from a person who has the duty or business with the Company.
- Avoid giving any gifts to supervisor or receiving gifts from subordinate except it is on traditional festival and its value must not be too high.
- Shall not use inside information for one’s own interest in trading Company’s shares or disclose inside information to other persons for trading of Company’s share. Those who violate the rule by disclosing the non-public financial information or other non-financial information that may have impact on the Company’s share or using such information in buying or selling the Company’s share are subject to disciplinary action and penalty according to the Securities & Exchange Act, Section 296 which is 2 years of imprisonment or a fine of not more than double of the received benefits but not less than 500,000 Baht or both fine and imprisonment.
- Employees or executives who work on or who can access to the operating result or financial statement reporting of the Company and/or the significant inside information which has impact on the Company’s share price including their family members shall suspend buying or selling of the Company’s shares 30 days prior to the financial statement disclosure or from the date of becoming aware of such inside information until 24 hours after the Company discloses the information to public on the SET system.
- Directors and executives are required to report the shareholding and the changing of the Company shares of themselves, their spouse and minor children to the Securities & Exchange Commission according to Section No. 59 and the penalty Section No. 275 of the Securities & Exchange Act B.E 2535 (including any relevant amendment) and acknowledge the Company Secretary without delay or within 3 working days of execute date. The shareholding report shall be acknowledged in the next Board of Directors’ meeting.
Information Technology Usage:
- Avoid using illegal or immoral internet site or forward the information and message of such internet site to others.
- Avoid sending e-mail which interferes with the Company’s operation or creates nuisance or violates the Company’s rules, laws or moral.
- Those employees who have special right to access other’s e-mail content can do so only after acquired prior approval from the authorized person. Those who access the content of other people’s e-mail without permission will be subject to disciplinary action.
- Employees must not disclose the password to access any of the Information Technology Systems of the Company to other employees or other unauthorized persons.