MSWG is committed to the highest standard of integrity, transparency and accountability in the conduct of its operations. It aspires to conduct its affairs in an ethical, responsible and honest manner.
Recognizing the abovementioned values, MSWG provides avenue for all employees of MSWG and members of the public to disclose any improper conduct within MSWG.
Objective of the Policy
This policy is to provide an avenue for all employees of MSWG and members of the public to disclose any improper conduct and to provide protection for employees who report such allegations.
Scope of the Policy
This policy is designed to facilitate employees and members of the public to disclose any improper conduct (misconduct or criminal offence) through an internal channel. Such misconduct or criminal offences include the following:
- Abuse of Power
- Conflict of Interest
- Theft or embezzlement
- Misuse of Company’s Property
- Non Compliance with Procedure
The above list is not exhaustive and includes any act or omissions, which if proven, will constitute an act of misconduct under MSWG’s Code of Conduct or any criminal offence under the law.
Applicability of the Policy
This policy applies to all employees of MSWG and to members of the public, where relevant.
Procedure in Making a Disclosure
All disclosures related to MSWG staff are to be channelled to the CEO. All disclosure in relation to the CEO are to be channelled to the Chairman.
Protection to Whistleblower
A whistleblower will be accorded with protection of confidentiality of identity, to the extent reasonably practicable. In addition, an employee who whistleblows internally will also be protected against any adverse and detrimental actions for disclosing any improper conduct committed or about to be committed within MSWG, to the extent reasonably practicable, provided that the disclosure is made in good faith. Such protection is accorded even if the investigation later reveals that the whistleblower is mistaken as to the facts and the rules and procedures involved.
Any employee or member of the public who wishes to report improper conduct should disclose his identity to the Company so that the Company may accord the necessary protection to the whistleblower and to facilitate further investigations.
Anynomous disclosures are not prohibited. However, the Company reserves its right to investigate into any anonymous disclosure.
Upon the completion of the whistleblowing process and procedures, the whistleblower will be accorded the privilege to be notified on the outcome of the disclosure