The Company's important information, be it financial or non-financial, must be fully disclosed in a transparent, timely and equitable manner through easily accessible channels, and must be credible, non-misleading, and sufficient for investors decisions. The disclosure of such information must not be in violation of the regulations regarding the disclosure of information as prescribed by the regulatory authorities. Important information also includes reports on the performance of duties by the Board of Directors and committees, reports on the corporate governance policy, and reports on compliance with various policies. In order to ensure that the Company’s important information is fully disclosed in a transparent and timely manner, the Board of Directors has established the following guidelines:
In order to ensure that the Company’s important information is fully disclosed in a transparent and timely manner, the Board of Directors has established the following guidelines:
Disclosure of Information
1.The Company shall disclose its corporate governance policy, code of business conduct, and other policies, such as risk management policy, environmental and social protection policy, etc., as well as the reports on compliance with such policies through various channels, such as its annual reports, website, etc.;
2.The Company shall fully disclose its financial reports, both financial and non-financial performance indicators as well as general information to shareholders and general investors in a timely and transparent manner. Such disclosure must not be in violation of the regulations regarding disclosure of information as prescribed by the regulatory authorities. A report on the Board of Directors' responsibility for the financial report and auditor's report must also be included in an annual report.
3.The Company shall disclose in its annual report the roles and duties of the Board of Directors and committees, the numbers of the Board meetings and committee meetings, the attendance record of each director and committee member during the previous year, the opinions given by the directors and committee members in their performance of duties, as well as the attendance of professional training and development programs by the directors on a regular basis;
4.The Company shall disclose in its annual report the policy on remuneration of directors and executives which should reflect their individual duties and responsibilities, including the forms or types of such remuneration. The remuneration so disclosed shall include the remuneration which each director receives in his or her capacity as a director of one of the Company's subsidiaries;
5.The Company shall also include in its annual report all shareholdings by its directors and executives, either directly, i.e. shareholdings by themselves, or indirectly, e.g. shareholdings by their spouses;
6.The directors and executives have the duty to report their interests according to the rules and method prescribed by the Board of Directors;
Communication of the Company's Information Via Other Channels
7.The Company shall disclose up-to-date information in both Thai and English versions through its website, in addition to the disclosure of information according to the prescribed rules and via the channels of the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission or the Stock Exchange of Thailand; and
8.The Company has set up an Investor Relations Office to disseminate its financial and general information to shareholders, security analysts, and investors, and to serve as a channel of communication for shareholders and interested investors. The Investor Relations Office has the duty to meet with investors and securities analysts on a regular basis to present the Company's performance.
In addition to investors and analysts, the Investor Relations Office also provides information to credit rating agencies, organizations involving in corporate assessment and some departments requiring company information for corporate assessment purpose. The company information has been disseminated according to the relevant laws and rules framework relating to information disclosure.