All MKIC Group’s personnel and vendors are held to the highest standards of ethics. The Group views any misconduct by any of its employees, management, directors, or vendors seriously, especially considering their responsibilities to the Group’s interests.
The Whistleblowing channels are established to help all stakeholders raise concerns, without fear of retaliation, on any wrongdoing that they may observe in the MKIC Group.
The Group takes all complaints of possible wrongdoings seriously and shall investigate the complaints, regardless of the length of services, position/title, relationship or connection of the parties alleged to the Group.
Parties can report a Whistleblowing complaint if they are aware of any wrongdoings, including, but not limited to the following:
Abuse of power;
Conflict of interest;
Misuse of company assets for a non-official business;
Inappropriate behavior; and
Non-compliance with established company procedures.
The Group expects all parties to act in good faith and have reasonable grounds when reporting a Whistleblowing complaint. If allegations are proven to be malicious, reckless, or with the foreknowledge that the allegations are false, parties responsible may be subject to appropriate action, up to and including legal action, where applicable. The Whistleblower protection will be revoked under the above circumstances.
PROTECTION FROM RETALIATION
Any party that retaliates against someone who has reported wrongdoing in good faith may be subject to appropriate action, up to and including legal action, where applicable.