Ua Withya Public Company Limited has participated and announced intentions of Private Sector Collective Action, Coalition against Corruption (CAC) and set up a policy of Anti-Corruption date since 17 December 2015, tougher with other activities in order for applying certification. In 2019, UWC has received a certificate at CAC National Conference Day 2019.
Company will not contribute for money, items and/or joining activities, as well as encourage employees to participate in the political activities on behalf of Company in order to gain advantage of competitive trade business. Therefore, not including employees who participate the activities as per personal right. Company has policy to conduct business as neutral, nonaligned to any politic or professional politician of any political party, and not use capital or other assistances to support politics as per above meaning by aiming to business advantage.
Might be risk to Company due to these activities relates to spending money without any physical return and might be used as reference or route line for corruption and in order not to contribute for charity with hidden objective, Company has set up policy and criteria regarding Charitable Contribution, review process, and detail of control as follows:
Objectives for business to promote brand or Company’s reputation which might be risk due to it’s the payment for services or benefit which is difficult to evaluate and follow up for sponsorship which might connect to bribery. Company has set up policy and criteria of sponsorship, review process, and detail of control including the assessment the received benefit as follows:
All employees will regularly receive training regarding anti-corruption bribery in order to create the awareness of Anti-Corruption and Fraud Policy, especially in several type of bribery. Risks participating in the process of bribery, as well as reporting method when finding malpractices or corruption.
All employees will receive copy of Anti-Corruption and Fraud Policy in order to ensure that they receive and understand for Anti-Corruption, Fraud and Bribery Policy. Moreover, still could see the policy from the updated information from Company’s website: www.uwc.co.th. Company will keep employees inform when having updated major information.
Training for Anti-Corruption and Fraud Policy will be part of orientation or before taking the position of all new employee of Company
If employee suspects or finds evidence that some employee or persons performing on behalf of Company entered into the bribery or corruption, shall report to superior immediate or report though whistle blowing channel. When Company receives that reporting, shall conduct seriously, and will not punish to that employee who inform with integrity.
Company will have discipline punishment to employee who violates the conduct according to this policy, including direct superior who ignore for misconduct or know for wrong actions but not try to correct. The discipline penalty has until dismiss. Not knowing this policy and/or related legal requirement cannot use as reference for un-perform.
Internal Audit Office will audit internal control system and other processes regularly in order to ensure that internal control process is effective against bribery and corruption, by discussing finding of audit with related person in order to find appropriate correction and will further report to executive and Audit Committee.
Channels for Receiving Clues or Corruption Complaints
The Board of Directors assigned the Chief Executive Officer and/or the Company Secretary to consider clues, complaints about any suspicious acts that may directly or indirectly cause corruption within the company. In 2019, the Board of Directors agreed to increase channels to receive clues. Any suspicious clues can be submitted to the Audit Committee’s and the Secretary of the Audit Committee’s emails.
A complainer must specify details of a matter to be reported or complaint including name, address and telephone number and send it to the following channels.
1. Inform through e-mail channel of
Chief Executive Officer Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Company Secretary Email email@example.com
Chairman of Audit Committee Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Audit Committee Email email@example.com
Audit Committee Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Audit Committee Secretary Email email@example.com
2. Send to post office and sealed to
Mr. Theerachai Leenabanchong Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Onchulee Lawsmithikul Company Secretary
Pol.Lt. Sivaraks Phinicharomna Chairman of Audit Committee
Dr. Nathee Naktnasukanjn Audit Committee
Mr. Pianchai Thawornrat Audit Committee
Mr. Komwut Pornnaradon Audit Committee Secretary
UA Withya Public Company Limited.
247 Romklao Road, Saen Saeb Sub-District, Minburi District, Bangkok 10510.
Whistle Blower or complainers regarding fraud are the stakeholders of Company; shareholders, customer, trade competitors, debtors, government, community, society, executives, and employees of Company. Therefore, either inform in whether whistle blowing channel, will receive right protection according to law or Company’s guidelines.
In order to everyone in organization to know for Anti-Corruption and Fraud Policy, Company will perform as follows:
*** Please apply from 10 November 2017 onwards.
Collective Action Coalition of the Private Sector Against Corruption