Introduction

TA Enterprise Berhad (“the Company”) and its subsidiaries ("TA") are committed to a high level of ethical standards and integrity in conducting its business. This serves to enhance the trust and confidence in TA's operational and business activities and to encourage ethical conduct as part of our corporate culture.

Purpose

This policy provides a channel of reporting for all employees, vendors, contractors, agents who are associated with TA to report, without fear, any instance of actual or suspected improper conduct or wrongdoing which could adversely affect TA's image, reputation or business operations.

Scope

The scope of the policy covers disclosure on any matters that are not in the interests of TA and includes the reporting of the following types of improper conduct or wrongdoing:

  • Unauthorised disclosure of proprietary information;
  • Unauthorised access and modification of data files;
  • Misappropriation or theft of funds, supplies or other assets ;
  • Falsification or destruction of company records;
  • Improper conduct detrimental to company reputation;
  • Concealing breach of policies or regulations;
  • Receiving kickbacks;
  • Offering bribes;
  • Fraud and malpractice; and
  • Illegal or criminal acts.

This policy does not cover issues relating to employee grievances or complaints which is dealt with separately by the Human Resource Department.

Whistleblower Protection

The Company will not take detrimental action against the whistleblower or any person related to or associated with the whistleblower in reprisal for reporting improper conduct or wrongdoing.

The Company shall revoke the whistleblower protection if it is of the opinion based on the investigation that the whistleblower had knowingly made a false, frivolous or malicious disclosure that is not in good faith.

Confidentiality

The identity of the whistleblower will be kept confidential, unless so required under the provisions of the law. All information disclosed during the course of the investigation will remain confidential. Information will only be disclosed on a need-to-know basis and with permission from the Audit Committee, as necessary to take any remedial action.

Anonymous Disclosure

Anonymous disclosure will be accepted and investigated. The whistleblower is encouraged to provide as much facts and details as possible so that it would not be difficult to follow-up on the information provided and complete the investigation.

Rewards

The Company where it deems fit and appropriate may reward the whistleblower (provided their identity is furnished) for any disclosure which leads to the detection of cases on improper conduct or wrongdoing.

Reporting Procedure

The matter reported should be factual and not speculative and with as much specific details as possible, to enable the investigation to be carried out satisfactorily.The whistleblower can make the disclosure to all or any one of the persons on the panel listed below, via a personal confidential meeting or reporting via telephone, post, dropbox or email:

  • Executive Chairman;
  • Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer; and/or
  • Chairman of Audit Committee.

The report should be securely sealed in an envelope if sent via post and marked "Strictly Confidential".

Post:
TA Enterprise Berhad
34th Floor, Menara TA One
22, Jalan P. Ramlee
50250 Kuala Lumpur

Telephone:
+603-20721277

Email:
whistle@ta.com.my

Investigation

The investigation shall be carried out by the Internal Audit Department or other designated independent supervisory function as directed by the Audit Committee. All investigations shall be tabled to the Audit Committee for their review. The Audit Committee shall update the Board of Directors on reports that require their attention and approval. The whistleblower (provided their identity is furnished) shall be informed of the outcome of the investigation.

Whistleblower Dropbox

This is an anonymous dropbox, your identity and email is not required (you may wish to provide some contact details for us to follow-up with you confidentially).

This dropbox is provided for the purpose of reporting any disclosure under TA's Whistleblower Policy. You are encouraged to report any matters that are not in the interests of the Company, such as improper conduct, wrongdoing, irregularities or conflict of interests that could affect the Company's reputation, business operations and compliance with laws/regulations. Please provide as much details or facts about the matter for us to follow-up and complete the investigation.

Whistleblower Dropbox
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