Corporate & Social Responsilbility
We have continued to make steady progress on our corporate governance, environmental, safety and social objectives, reflecting our continued dedication to working towards achieving industry best practice in all those areas.
To this end we have recently published our first CSR brochure, which highlights the companies ethics and commitment to all related aspects.
To request your copy of the brochure please email email@example.com with the subject heading "CSR Brochure" or alternatively download it below.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, signed into law by President George W. Bush in July 2002 applies to public companies in the US and those serving the companies, such as audit committees, auditors and attorneys. It also affects foreign firms with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange. The Act's stated purpose is "to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures made pursuant to the securities laws, and for other purposes
The Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, and a provision in the UK Combined Code, require the company to put certain procedures in place which facilitate employee complaints or confidential or anonymous submission of information or to raise, in confidence, concerns regarding accounting or auditing matters. Forticrete has established procedures for handling employee concerns. For example, our Code of Business Conduct refers to the Group's internal grievance procedures and indicates the methods by which employees may internally communicate any concerns that they may have.
The Company has also established confidential telephone hotlines(November 2004). All employees in the company have been informed of this facility by letter.