WHISTLEBLOWER POLICY

Topics: Board of directors, Whistleblower, Tech Mahindra Pages: 7 (1872 words) Published: January 15, 2015
Whistleblower Policy
HR-PO718, | 1.1

Sharda Centre, Off Karve Road, Erandwane,
Pune, Maharashtra, India 411004

www.techmahindra.com

Copyright © 2013, Tech Mahindra. All rights reserved.

WHISTLEBLOWER POLICY

Company-Confidential

Table of Contents
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OBJECTIVE .................................................................................................................................. 3

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SCOPE .......................................................................................................................................... 3

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WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT ................................................................................................ 3

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PROTECTION AFFORDED TO A WHISTLEBLOWER ............................................................... 3

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WHISTLEBLOWER PROCESS .................................................................................................... 3

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CORPORATE OMBUDSMAN ...................................................................................................... 5

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INVESTIGATION PROCEDURE .................................................................................................. 5

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RETENTION OF DOCUMENTS ................................................................................................... 5

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AMENDMENT ............................................................................................................................... 5

10.

NOTIFICATION ............................................................................................................................. 5

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ANNUAL AFFIRMATION .............................................................................................................. 5

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ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ............................................................................................... 6

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DOCUMENT HISTORY ................................................................................................................ 7

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APPENDIX A – CONTACT DETAILS ........................................................................................... 7

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Company-Confidential

WHISTLEBLOWER POLICY

1. OBJECTIVE
The objective of this policy is to provide Associates (whether permanent or on contract) , Investors, customers, vendors and other stakeholders (hereinafter collectively referred to as stakeholders) an avenue to raise concerns, in line with the commitment of Tech Mahindra to the highest possible standards of ethical, moral and legal business conduct and its commitment to open communication.

To provide necessary safeguards for protection of employees from reprisals or victimization, for whistle blowing in good faith.
Tech Mahindra encourages all its stakeholders to communicate and raise any behavior or practice, they may be aware of and suspect to be unethical, illegal or otherwise inappropriate and harmful to the company.

The Tech Mahindra Whistleblower Policy is a critical means through which Stakeholders can raise actual or suspected violations.
The policy sets out ways through which the stakeholders can raise concerns that relate to actual or suspected violations of the Code of Ethical Business Conduct, Accounting, Internal Accounting Controls, Auditing Matters and applicable national and international laws including statutory / regulatory rules and regulations which includes but not limited to Companies Act, SEBI and SEC Regulations.

2. SCOPE
The policy is applicable to all Investors, Associates (including permanent and on contract) customers and SUPPLIERS / VENDORS OF TECH MAHINDRA.
3. WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT
A "whistleblower complaint" is a complaint where a Complainant/ Whistle Blower (person raising the Complaint) believes that Tech Mahindra (or an officer or Associate of Tech Mahindra) has, or may have, breached the...
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