Code of Conduct
  

1. Business ethic in operating business

As a representative of the company, staffs of AP (Thailand) Public Company Limited and its subsidairy firm shall perform thier duties and best practices by the company's codes of conducts as follow:

1.1 Giving a 'fair' righteousness to related business counterparts
The employees must operate business with ethics and righteousness to all related business parties comprising customers, suppliers, and the shareholders of the company.

1.2 Seeking business advantages
The employees shall not receive money, gifts, or any objects which are 'extraordinary' high in values, whether from the suppliers, or the customers. Since such recieving could mislead to the fact that the receiver have biased or disoriented mind, or have a special business relationship with the giver.

1.3 Irrelevance to politics
Employees shall not perform any doing which represents own's preference in a political party, or those who have a political power, or anything which could lead to the notion that the company has a relationship/ or tide with any political party in particular.

1.4 Fairness practice with equal opportunity
Employees must treat all related business parties with fair and equal standard regardless of providing discrimination, or special privileges, or a double standard to any party.

2. Codes of Conducts of Employees

Employees must be aware of holding the ethics and righteousness at its heart in order to perform thier jobs. Codes of conducts are to be performed as follows:

2.1 Company's assets protection
All employees are obliged to use the firm's assets (such as assets, and properties including technology, information, right, patent right, and confidentiality) at its best benefit, and perform its protection without damage, or any unbeneficial means to the company, including using assets for their own individual purposes.

2.2 Benefits protection of the company
All employees shall not perform any action which would be a conflict to the company's advantages (such as activities or doing which would create disadvantages, or receive less advantages, to the company).

2.2.1 Competing with the company
The employees must not conduct its own business, operate, or make any investment in anything which could compete or interrupt the business operation of the company.

2.2.2 Shareholding or partnering in business of the company's competitor
Shareholding is doable, but holding those shares must not interfere with employees's job responsibility to the company, or prevent them from conducting thier jobs due to concerns of their own benefits.

2.2.3 Investing or having shares in company's competitor business, inheritance and endowance
In a case that employees have invested or previously had business which competes with the company's buisness, or hold shares of the company's competitors before joining the post with the company, or inheritted, and are being endowed, the employees have the duty to report such transaction with the authorised management of the company accordingly.

2.2.4 Company infomation usage to seek own benefit
Employees must not seek their own individual benefit and for others by using the company's information although the company might not lose any advantages such as purchasing property, or investing in the business which is located near the company's construction areas, or operating anything which could assume to be attempts for seeking benefits to oneself and others.

2.2.5 Conflict of Interests and financial relevance with business operator of the company
Employees must not seek to request for/or receive money, objects, or any other benefits from customers, suppliers, or other business counterparts who operate a business with the company. As well, the staffs ought not to operate any businesses (such as joint venture, lending, borrowing, cheque exchange, loan making, rent/lease, or creating financial commitment or burden) with the company's clients, suppliers, and business counterparts.

2.2.6 Receiving a gift on certain special/traditional occasions
Whichever certain occasions or traditional days that employees have received valuable gifts more than usual, one must report that receiving to the authorised person or a senior management accordingly.

2.2.7 Performing other jobs aparts from the company's job
All staffs are fully obliged to dedicate oneself and time for the company's business. In case of having to perform any other jobs apart from their core job, the staffs must make sure that that job will not cause an impact to their own actual work.

2.3 Company reputation protection
Employees have their absolute right and freedom to conform thier personal matters but must be aware of not performing any wrongdoings which could destroy or harm the company's reputation, or anything that could be troublesome to the company such as violating the laws. Staffs should also restrain themselves from political activities, which could comprehend that the company has its tide with political appetise

2.4 Individual behaviours and behaviours to other staffs

2.4.1 Giving and receiving a present
Employees should avoid giving the senior management team/person with gifts or presents, and guarding themselves from receiving ones.

2.4.2 Individual behaviour and behaving to the executives
Authorised employees, who have subordinates under them, shall behave themselves to be respectful to the employees, and that employees shall not conform any doing which show no respecrt to their boss.

2.4.3 Disciplinary
Discipline is one of the vital factors which create work efficiency in an organistion. Conducting one's job according to written or unwritten rules, and regulations as well as appropriate social norms, would assist the overall operation to be running smooth.

3. Suggestion when facing problems

Such ethical conducts and practices might not be able to cover problems in all cases since employees might encounter new problems or difficulties all the times. Thus, when a problem arises, employees should seek for professional advices from their executives, head, or any authorised person, accordingly.