"Civil engineering public company limited" ("the Company") places high importance on the Investor Relations (IR) Department. The duty of the IR Department is to deals with communication, public relations and timely disclosure of correct and complete information relating to the Comapny’s business and performance, CIVIL therefore sets out the "Investor Relations Code of Conduct" as guidance for the Company's IR function to align with the ethics and the principles of good corporate governance with emphasis on the disclosure of information and strict compliance with the relevant laws and regulations, taking into account the interests of the shareholders and stakeholders.
In addition to compliance with the Company’s Corporate Governance Policy and Code of Business Conduct, all directors, executives and employees involved in the IR function are required to strictly adhere to the Investor Relations Code of Conduct as follows:
- Performing IR duties with knowledge and to the best of the ability, in a responsible and professional manner as well as with professional loyalty, and upholding righteousness and equal treatment without discrimination or favor to any particular persons;
- Strictly complying with the applicable laws, rules and regulations of the relevant supervisory authorities, e.g. the SEC Office and the SET, as well as the Company’s Articles of Association and relevant policies;
- Prudently disclosing information, which is significant and necessary for investment decision-making, in an accurate, adequate, timely and fair manner to avoid misunderstanding or misinterpretation. Refraining from disclosing information regarded as trade secret or confidential information, which may prejudice the Company’s competitiveness;
- Providing opportunities to all related parties to access and inquire relevant information under the Personal Data Protection Act of Thailand (PDPA)
- Not disclosing nor use the Company’s inside information, which is not publicly available, for personal gain or undue gain of others;
- Promptly and timely responding to queries raised by shareholders, investors, analysts and all stakeholders;
- Refraining from organizing meetings or providing information to investors and analysts 15 days prior to the announcement of the Company’s quarterly/yearly financial statements;
- Refraining from trading the Company’s securities during the blackout period as per the Company’s policy on protection of inside information. Strictly prohibit for Board of directors and management (following the definition by SEC) for 30 days prior and 24 hours after the announcement of the Company’s quarterly/yearly financial statements;
- Immediately reporting any non-compliance of the Investor Relations Code of Conduct and its impact to the head of IR and/or the Executive Committee (as the case may be) upon being aware of such non-compliance.