The Company has a Code of Conduct that outlines how it expects directors and employees to behave and conduct business. The objective of the code is to:
- provide a benchmark for professional behaviour;
- support the Company’s business reputation and corporate image; and
- make directors and employees aware of the consequences if they breach the code.
The code records the Company’s commitment and responsibilities with respect to various stakeholders, in particular, employees, clients, shareholders, governments and surrounding communities.
It sets out the Company’s expectations of its directors and employees with respect to a range of issues including compliance with the law, fair dealing, discrimination, financial inducements, occupational health and safety, confidentiality of information, conflicts of interest, use of Company assets and outside employment.
A breach of the code is subject to disciplinary action which may include termination of employment.