Compliance and Code of Conduct
SQP is committed to the highest standards of ethics and business conduct and believes that the active involvement and commitment of all its employees is essential to comply with such principles. The Company expects its employees to strictly comply with regulations and procedures at all levels of the Organization, as well as to report any violation of the rules that they may detect. SQP's Code of Conduct and Business Conduct Policy regulate the interaction between the Company and its employees, and Public Officials, government entities, private persons, suppliers, customers and other third parties. In turn, the Business Conduct Compliance Program provides specific rules to help evaluate and authorize critical transactions and ensure that suppliers and business partners adhere to the values and standards of conduct of the Company. Continuous monitoring to ensure the effective implementation of the Program, together with the use of a Compliance Line guaranteeing confidentiality which is accessible to both employees and third parties, allow for possible breaches of compliance to be detected and the necessary measures to be taken to remedy the situation.
Our Code of Conduct establishes the ethical principles which form the basis of relations between the company, its employees, customers and suppliers.It provides the means and instruments to assure standards of integrity and transparency in dealing with matters that can impact on proper management of the company.The Compliance Line allows personnel, suppliers, investors and third parties in general to report, confidentially, any conduct that violates the company’s Code of Conduct or its principles. The Compliance Line operates according to procedures designed by our internal audit department, under direct supervision of the Presidency. Irregularities can be reported