Green Resources has zero tolerance for corrupt activities of any kind, whether committed by Green Resources’ employees, officers, or third parties acting for or on behalf of the Company.
We are committed to doing business fairly, honestly and legally with Government contacts, our customers, suppliers and competitors. We will operate in full compliance with all anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws applicable to the countries where Green Resources operates, including without limitations, Mozambique’s Anti-Corruption Law (Law 6/2004), Norway’s Penal Code 2003, Tanzania’s Prevention & Combatting of Corruption Act (PCCA 2007), Uganda’s Anti-Corruption Act 2009, United Kingdom’s Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).We require contractors, agents, consultants and business partners who work with us to comply with these same laws and practices.
This applies to all permanent and temporary employees, personnel of contractors, business partners of Green Resources including third party representatives, consultants, agents, sales representatives and distributors doing business with Green Resources, and its subsidiaries, whether on a formal or informal basis.
All Green Resources companies and business units including joint ventures are required to apply this policy and its principles. Existing business relationships will be assessed from time to time to ensure they comply with the company’s anti-corruption policy and standards. The company’s stand on anti-corruption is considered when entering into new business relationships, either through mergers, acquisitions, joint venture or new customers and suppliers.
The Group Chief Financial Officer is the primary responsible manager for overseeing the implementation of this policy and for reporting annually to Green Resources’ Board of Directors. The Group HR Manager is the person employees should contact for advice, and is also responsible for the adoption, implementation, and overseeing periodic revisions to Company Policies. Should any instances of bribery or corruption be identified, remedial steps will be taken immediately. Internal control systems and procedures will be subject to regular audits to provide assurance that they are effective in countering bribery and corruption.
For Green Resources full Anti-Corruption policy, please see the company’s policy document here.
Penalties for Violations
In addition to putting Green Resources’ business reputation at risk, violations of anti-corruption laws can result in both Green Resources as well as individual employees receiving substantial criminal and civil penalties. In addition to these penalties, violations of this policy will result in disciplinary procedures up to and including dismissal. Green Resources will also report violations of this policy to the appropriate supervisory, regulatory or law enforcement agencies.
All personnel are encouraged to raise any concern about suspected misconduct or malpractice, including bribery, kick-backs, facilitation payments, extortion and money laundering, ethical misconduct or any perceived infringement of their rights. Any individuals who have questions or concerns over Green Resources Anti-Corruption commitment should email the Chief Financial Officer, the Corporate HR Manager, Sustainability and Stakeholder Relations Manager or the Whistle Blower email address. All Green Resources’ employees may also report potential compliance issues or information on instances of corruption to the whistleblower email address, or through the anonymous online form found here .
Robert Thompson, Chief Financial Officer, Green Resources AS. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Imran Nakueira, Group HR Manager. Email: Imran.email@example.com
Emma Shepheard-Walwyn, Business Manager. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Whistle-blower Email address: email@example.com