The Compliance Program is an area of the organization's activity, the purpose of which is to minimize the risk of non-compliance of its activities with the provisions of law, internal regulations or standards of conduct adopted by the organization. It allows not only to significantly reduce the risk of business, financial losses and loss of reputation, but also to strengthen the market position, social trust and care for the environment. For a stable and secure future, the company's sustainable development is important. To ensure it, it is necessary for companies to operate in an ethical and responsible manner, thus ensuring the economic development of the company, but without excessive damage to the natural environment and taking into account the needs of employees and the local community. In connection with the above, TAMEH is successively implementing elements of the Compliance Program system, the basis of which is the TAMEH Code of Business Ethics presented below. It is a set of rules that has been created in order to set the basic ethical and legal standards that guide all employees in their daily work.
Following the general principles included in the Code of Business Conduct, in order to maintain the highest standards of fair conduct and ethics within TAMEH Czech s.r.o. and in relations with its external stakeholders, the Company’s Board of Directors adopted and implemented the TAMEH Czech s.r.o. Anticorruption Policy. As part of the Policy, particular attention was paid to the legal context of the functioning of corruption and activities limiting it, as well as to the basic principles limiting corruption in relations with selected stakeholders of the Company. These rules are in line with the guidelines of our Shareholders. The policy also indicates practical rules for dealing with risk of corrupt acts, with particular emphasis on the stage of its monitoring. Despite the wide range of issues covered in the Policy, one should be aware that there may also be other circumstances and actions that may be corrupted. All employees of our Company are expected to act in accordance with the guidelines included in the Policy, and in relations with contractors - to comply with the requirements applicable to them.
The management of the Company and its employees make every effort to identify, limit and monitor risks in the functioning of its areas and processes. Being aware of the significance of the legal and reputational risk, the Board of Directors adopted and implemented the principles of reporting violations of the law and protection of reporting persons.
According to Internal directive reporting illegal and unethical conduct and whistleblower protection:
- the subject of the report may be a reasonable suspicion of actual or potential violation of law that have occurred or is likely to occur in the Company,
- an action or failure to act that is illegal or is intended to circumvent the law should be considered as a violation of the law,
- the rules do not apply if the breach of law is only harmful to the Reporting Person or the report is made solely in the interest of the applicant,
- no retaliation may be taken against the Reporting Person and persons assisting in making the report,
- the Compliance Officer is the person authorized to accept reports,
- cases of violation of the law may be reported by letter ("for the attention of the Compliance Officer” Compliance Officer – Mgr. Ing. Tereza Pavlíková Plášková, TAMEH Czech s.r.o., Vratimovská 689/117, 719 00 Ostrava, Kunčice, specify: "Do vlastních rukou"), to the e-mail address (tamehwhistleblowing@), by phone (+420 239 050 505) or using the WHISPERO functionality arcelormittal.comWHISTLEBLOWING.TAMEH.CZ,
- WHISPERO enables the Reporting Person to disclose himself to the Compliance Officer, as well as the possibility of submitting an anonymous report,
- at the request of the applicant, it is possible to submit the notification directly to the Compliance Officer's office, after prior appointment of the meeting,
- the reporting person receives information about its acceptance within 7 days from the date of receipt of the notification,
- The Compliance Officer shall notify the Reporting Person of the results of the assessment within 30 days of receipt of the Notification. In factually or legally complex cases, this period may be extended by up to 30 days, but not more than twice. The extension of the time limit and the reasons for it shall be notified in writing by the Compliance Officer before the expiry of the time limit.