SCOPE OF APPLICATION
This Code of Ethics applies to all employees of Companhia de Electricidade de Macau, CEM- SA, hereinafter referred to as CEM or Company, without prejudice to other legal or regulating provisions they are obliged to follow due to their professional activities. This Code of Ethics, adapted as appropriate, also applies to all CEM stakeholders, including permanent and temporary employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers and contractors, who may have legitimate interests in the transparency, dialogue and ethical behaviour of CEM and its employees.
CHAPTER I Legislation and ethics
(Compliance with law)
CHAPTER II Conduct in the workplace
(Transparency, honesty and integrity)
(Development of human capital)
CHAPTER III Human rights and equal opportunities
(Non-discrimination and equal opportunities)
CHAPTER IV Integrity
(Forbiddance of corruption and subornation)
(Relationship with shareholders)
(Relationship with clients and suppliers)
Any employee who is in breach of the guidelines of this Code is subject to disciplinary actions under the applicable regulating provisions, namely the Disciplinary Regulation in force at the time.
OUR VALUES, OUR ETHICS
Professionalism – Our professional ethics is above all. We are honest, reliable and fair. We strive for continuous improvement.
Respect for the Community – We adopt a spirit of service. We are committed and responsible to the community we serve.
Respect for People – We treat our employees with dignity, fairness and understanding.
We always act in such a way as to not call into question CEM’s reputation or its ethics.
Not all situations are covered in the Code of Ethics document. Everyone must rely on their common sense and their ability to gauge a situation to adopt the appropriate behaviour.
In case of a difficult decision, contact the superior or the Ethics Officer.
QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN FACED WITH AN ETHICAL DILEMMA