This Employee Code of Conduct (the "Code") is the document covering a set of business principles to provide a framework for ethical business practices and strategies for preventing corruption, bribery, conflict of interest, discrimination, and infringement of data confidentiality and security.
China Everbright International Limited ("CEIL" or the "Company") will constantly review this Code and make revision to it when necessary. This Code applies across the entire CEIL and its subsidiaries. All employees are expected to fully adhere to the principles contained in this Code.
The Company strive to provide employees with an ideal working environment without discrimination. All employees are expected to adhere to the same standards. Discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, marital status, nationality or religion is prohibited.
Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery
It is the policy of CEIL to prohibit bribery and corrupt practices. Employees should strictly comply with the laws and regulations in respect of anti-corruption and anti-bribery. Suspected incidents of bribery and corruption should be reported to the Company.
Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Conflict of interest situations arise when the private interests of employee conflict with the interests of the Company. Private interests include both financial and personal interests of employee and his/her connections (including family members, relatives, close personal friends, club and organisations).
Employee should avoid engaging in situations that may lead to or involve conflict of interest. He or she is not allowed to use his/her official positions to secure advantages for him/herself, relatives and his/her connections.
Use of Confidential and Proprietary Information
Employees are not allowed to use the confidential and proprietary information obtained during his/her employment to secure advantages for him/herself, other connections and groups.
Employees are not allowed to disclose any confidential and proprietary information to anybody without permission.
Employees must remain vigilant for the signs of money laundering. If an employee has a concern that a person may be involved in money laundering or the money comes from unlawful activities, please report to the Company promptly.
Employees should report as soon as possible when they encounter actual occurrences or suspected occurrences of illegal activities, misconduct activities and misconduct practices.
For more information, please see the "Internal and External Whistleblowing and Investigation Policies".