Code of Conduct
The Company is committed to the adoption of best corporate governance practices which ensure accountability of management and maximization of stakeholders value. We shall strive to put in place process, system, control and governance structures for protecting and furthering the interest of our stakeholders.
The Company shall provide equal opportunities to all its employees and all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to their race, caste, religion, color, ancestry, marital status, sex, age, nationality, disability and veteran status. Employees of the Company shall be treated with dignity and in accordance with the Company’s policy.
Employee policies and practices shall be administered in a manner that ensures in all matters equal opportunity is provided to those eligible and the decisions are merit-based.
As a good corporate citizen, TEPL is committed to a gender friendly workplace. This is in order to enhance equal opportunities for men and women; to prevent/stop/redress sexual harassment at the workplace and to guarantee good employment practices. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexually determined behaviour such as: unwelcome physical contact; a demand or request for sexual favour; sexually colored remarks; showing pornography and any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of a sexual nature. The Company maintains an open door for reporters; encourages employees to report any harassment concerns and is responsive to employee complaints about harassment or other unwelcome and offensive conduct.
Every employee of the Company, which shall include a whole-time director and the managing director shall deal on behalf of the company with professionalism, honesty and integrity, as well as high morale and ethical standards. Such conduct shall be fair and transparent and be perceived to be as such by third parties.
Conflict of Interest
All Company employees must avoid situations in which their personal interest could be in conflict with the interest of the Company. The guiding principle is that any conflict or potential conflict must be disclosed to higher management for guidance and appropriate action.
The Company shall compete only in an ethical and legitimate manner. It prohibits all actions that are anti-competitive or otherwise contrary to laws that govern competitive practices in the market place.
The Company will take appropriate action against any employee, agent, contractor or consultant whose actions are found to violate these policies or any other policy of the Company. Disciplinary actions may include immediate suspension/ termination of employment or business relationship at the Company’s sole discretion. Where the Company has suffered a loss, it may pursue its remedies against the individuals or entities responsible. Where laws have been violated, the Company will cooperate fully with the appropriate authorities.
Every employee shall be responsible for the implementation of and compliance with this code in his professional environment. Failure to adhere to the code could attract the most severe consequences, including termination of employment.
Every employee of the Company shall promptly report to the management any actual or possible violation of this code, or an event he or she becomes aware of that could affect the business or reputation of his/her or any other group Company.