CK Hutchison values and upholds integrity, fairness, transparency and accountability. The Group has zero-tolerance of corruption and fraud. Anti-bribery and anti-corruption standards are important parts of the Group’s policies and operating practices which are reinforced by the employees and communicated to relevant stakeholders with dealings with the Group. The Group’s whistle-blowing policies apply to all stakeholders including employees, shareholders, customers and suppliers. The whistle-blowing mechanisms allow stakeholders to report suspected misconduct, malpractices or fraudulent activities with confidence. Cases reported are followed up independently; all cases are reported by the Group’s internal audit function to the Audit Committee and executive management.
During the year, the Group is not aware of any breach of laws and regulations that have a significant impact on the Group relating to anti-corruption.