Corporate governance is a critical pillar of Thiess' operations. Our governance framework creates the structure needed to provide accountability, as well as oversight and guidance.
Thiess’ financial objectives and corporate governance guidelines are established through our shareholders. These guidelines are an essential part of building confidence and maintaining solid relationships with our clients, stakeholders and staff. They are the key to our continued growth and success.
Code of Conduct
Our Code of Conduct sets out the standards of behaviour we expect from all of our people. It formalises the good principles and practices that already guide our decision making, and provides a consistent roadmap.
We encourage our employees, sub-contractors and partners to voice their concerns should they come across potentially unethical practices. People who speak up in good faith will be supported by Thiess for doing the right thing. In some circumstances, people will prefer to speak to someone other than their manager about their ethical questions or concerns.
The Thiess Ethics Line provides another way for our employees, sub-contractors and partners to raise issues and have them investigated and remain anonymous should they wish to. Our employees, sub-contractors and partners are encouraged to contact the Ethics Line if they are concerned that something doesn’t add up.
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You can also contact the Ethics Line by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or via the online disclosure form, post or fax. For details visit the Stopline website.
The Whistleblower Policy outlines how we manage whistleblower disclosures. The objectives of this policy are to provide clarity on how we support whistleblowers so they:
- Know how to raise concerns and are aware of their rights and obligations, including the right to remain anonymous; and
- Feel safe in speaking up and raising concerns, free from detriment, retaliation or victimisation.
Rejecting modern slavery
We respect the human rights of all our people and those we work alongside, in our supply chain and in the communities in which we operate. We reject modern slavery practices such as debt bondage, child labour, forced labour and human trafficking which exploit vulnerable people. To assess and address modern slavery risks, we leverage our integrated governance, compliance, procurement, and people frameworks, applying a disciplined and consistent approach.
Modern slavery policy
Our Modern Slavery Policy describes how we identify, mitigate and prevent the risk of modern slavery, and remedy any impacts which may occur.
Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy
Our Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy details our commitment to prevent, detect and implement initiatives to eliminate bribery and corruption.
Board Committee Charters
Under Thiess' new Board, the following committees were formed - Tender Risk Review, Remuneration & Nomination and Audit & Risk. The Sustainability, Safety & Compliance Committee has also been approved for release later this year to assist the Board on sustainability material issues.