Introduction is committed to ethical business practices and combating corruption in all forms. Our Anti-Corruption Policy reflects our dedication to maintaining transparency and integrity in all aspects of our operations. By upholding these standards, we strive to create a positive impact on our stakeholders and the agricultural community at large. This policy serves as a guide for stakeholders to understand and navigate the ethical expectations that are crucial for sustaining our values and mission.

Section 1 - Purpose

This policy aims to establish clear guidelines against all forms of corruption and to promote ethical behaviour throughout We are committed to maintaining a transparent and ethical business environment by setting a zero-tolerance standard against bribery and corruption.

Section 2 - Scope

This policy applies to all stakeholders, including employees, contractors, partners, integrators, customers, and investors. It extends to all activities conducted by or on behalf of the company, regardless of location.

Section 3 - Definitions

  • Corruption: Any misuse of power or influence for personal gain.
  • Bribery: Offering, soliciting, or accepting anything of value to influence decisions or gain an unfair advantage.
  • Facilitation Payments: Payments made to expedite routine actions from government officials or authorities.

Section 4 - Policy Statement enforces a zero-tolerance policy on corruption, bribery, and facilitation payments. All stakeholders are expected to conduct business in a fair, ethical, and honest manner.

Section 5 - Prohibited Activities

  • Offering, soliciting, or accepting bribes in any form, including monetary or non-monetary benefits.
  • Making facilitation payments to expedite routine actions by authorities.
  • Misusing company resources or influence for personal gain or unfair advantage.
  • Engaging in corrupt activities in partnership agreements, sales, government contracts, etc.

Section 6 - Gifts and Hospitality

Gifts and hospitality may be accepted only if they:

  • Are of nominal value.
  • Are not intended to influence decision-making or secure undue advantages.
  • Comply with company standards and local regulations.
  • Are fully disclosed to the relevant superior.

Section 7 - Reporting and Whistleblowing

Stakeholders are encouraged to report any suspected corruption, bribery, or unethical behaviour:

  • Directly to their immediate superior.
  • If the superior is the offender, reports should be made to another superior.
  • Whistleblowers will be protected from retaliation, and all reports will be investigated promptly.

Section 8 - Training and Awareness

  • Regular training sessions will be conducted to ensure all stakeholders understand the policy and anti-corruption practices.
  • Information and resources will be made available to promote awareness and compliance.

Section 9 - Enforcement and Consequences

  • Violations of this policy will result in disciplinary actions, including termination of employment or contracts, and possible legal action.
  • Disciplinary actions will be determined based on the severity of the violation, following a fair process.

Section 10 - Monitoring and Review

  • The anti-corruption policy will be reviewed regularly to ensure effectiveness and alignment with evolving standards and regulations.
  • Compliance will be monitored through audits, and feedback will be used to improve practices.

Section 11 - References

  • Terms of Service
  • : The use of services is governed by our Terms of Service, which outlines compliance requirements.
  • Privacy Policy
  • : The use of services is governed by our Privacy Policy, which explains data collection, usage, and protection.
  • Code of Conduct
  • : The Code of Conduct sets standards for ethical behaviour and guides the ethical decision-making process.