At Nassar Overseas, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and accountability in all aspects of our operations. Our Whistleblower Policy is designed to provide a secure and confidential platform for employees, clients, vendors, and other stakeholders to report concerns about any wrongdoing, unethical behavior, or violations of company policies without fear of retaliation. We value transparency and believe that early detection and resolution of issues help us maintain a safe and respectful work environment.
The purpose of this Whistleblower Policy is to encourage employees and stakeholders to report any observed or suspected misconduct, unethical behavior, or violations of company policies, including but not limited to issues related to:
- Fraud, financial irregularities, or mismanagement of funds
- Harassment, discrimination, or unfair treatment
- Breach of client confidentiality or data security
- Health and safety violations
- Conflict of interest
- Any other conduct that violates the law or company policies
2. Reporting Procedure:
We recognize the importance of providing multiple reporting channels to accommodate various preferences. You can report your concerns through any of the following confidential channels:
a. Direct Reporting: You may report your concerns directly to your immediate supervisor, manager, or another appropriate authority within the company.
b. Whistleblower Hotline: We have established a confidential Whistleblower Hotline, managed by an independent third-party service provider, to receive anonymous and confidential reports. The hotline can be accessed via phone or online platforms, and the identity of the whistleblower will be protected.
c. Whistleblower Email: Alternatively, you may submit your concerns via a designated email address, ensuring confidentiality and non-disclosure of your identity.
3. Confidentiality and Non-Retaliation:
All reports made under this policy will be handled with the utmost confidentiality to the extent allowed by law. Nassar Overseas strictly prohibits any form of retaliation against individuals who make good-faith reports under this policy. Any employee found to be engaging in retaliatory behavior will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
4. Investigation Process:
Upon receiving a report, Nassar Overseas will initiate a thorough and impartial investigation. The investigation will be conducted discreetly and professionally to protect the privacy of all parties involved. An investigation team, comprising representatives from Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, or other relevant departments, will be formed based on the nature and severity of the concern.
5. Follow-up and Resolution:
After the investigation, appropriate actions will be taken based on the findings. If misconduct is substantiated, Nassar Overseas will implement corrective measures, including disciplinary actions, to address the issue and prevent its recurrence.
6. False Reports:
Making false or malicious reports under this policy is strictly prohibited and will result in disciplinary action against the individual responsible.
7. Awareness and Training:
Nassar Overseas is committed to ensuring that all employees and stakeholders are aware of this Whistleblower Policy and its procedures. Regular training and communication initiatives will be undertaken to promote understanding and compliance.
At Nassar Overseas, we believe that fostering a culture of transparency and accountability is essential for the success of our organization. Our Whistleblower Policy reflects our commitment to providing a safe and ethical work environment. By encouraging open communication and addressing concerns promptly and fairly, we aim to build trust among our employees and stakeholders, upholding the values of integrity and ethical conduct.