QL’s corporate governance framework is built on the philosophy of stewardship.
Integrity, transparency and accountability are the cornerstones that guide us. These values are underscored by our commitment to our mission of providing nourishing products from agro resources, constantly refining our processes to increase efficiency, and benchmarking our performance via regular analysis.
We uphold ethical practices in all that we do, and hold self accountable to meet the set standards.
The Board’s stewardship and discharge of duty is fundamental in safeguarding and enhancing shareholders’ value, as well as the holistic performance of the Group.
This Board Charter defines the respective roles and responsibilities, and functions of QL’s Board of Directors, both individually and collectively, in setting direction, management and control of the organisation.
Policy & Guidelines
Shining the path of Corporate Governance is our Policy and Guidelines developed and refined through the years of our operations.
These policies are reviewed regularly and updated as and when the regulators and governing bodies introduce new amendments.
QL has implemented policies and procedures to prevent corrupt practices under section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.
QL has a zero-tolerance policy in all our dealings internally and externally. The Board of Directors is committed to ensure QL fosters an environment in which integrity and ethical behaviour thrive. This is achieved through an independent, dedicated channel which allows for the exposure of any violation or improper conduct or wrongdoing within the Group, without repercussion.
An employee who makes a report of improper conduct in good faith shall not be subject to unfair dismissal, victimisation, demotion, suspension, intimidation or harassment, discrimination, any action causing injury, loss or damage or any other retaliatory actions.
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
The Group adopted an Enterprise Risk Management Framework which provides foundation and organizational arrangement for managing risk across QL Resource Berhad’s Group of Companies. Internal controls are designed to address and manage the risks identified. Features of the Group’s risk management and internal controls are being disclosed in the Statement on Risk Management and Internal Control (“SORMIC”).
The Board of Directors has formalised its Board Charter as part of its Governance Model Document.
Corporate Governance Report
A comprehensive evaluation of the Board’s performance is periodically conducted to promote continued good governance with reference to the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance 2017.
The Board of Directors is committed to ensure an environment where integrity and ethical behaviour is maintained.