(Holdings) Limited ("ITE"
or the "Company") and its
subsidiaries (together, the "Group")
possess a core set of values that drive
the way in which we work. We aim to
be client-focused, technology-driven,
team-orientated, and to develop and
sustain long-term working partnerships
with our clients to enable them to benefit
from our business and technical expertise.
We strive to maintain professionalism
and integrity at all times.
Group is committed to maintaining high
standards of ethics, corporate governance
and effective accountability mechanisms
in every aspect of its business. Conducting
business in a socially responsible and
honest manner serves both the Group's
and shareholders' long-term interests.
Group firmly believes that its commitment
to good corporate governance has allowed
it to grow from a firm foundation and
provides quality products and services
to the community, while maximizing shareholders'
Group maintains high transparency with
the timely release of information to
shareholders and investors.
employs and trains for highly qualified
and highly skilled staff. We understand
that our employees are key to our success.
We therefore promote a culture of innovation,
collaboration, and openness, and fully
support individuals' career development.
We adopt a policy of equal opportunities
for all employees and candidates.
Responsibility and Citizenship
strives to make Hong Kong a better place
for all. We believe in being socially
responsible and contributing to the
wider community, we support for worthy
initiatives and charity campaigns. We
encourage the staffs to participate
in meaningful social events for satisfied
feeling of having contributed more than
just their hard work, time and effort
to the Company and Hong Kong community.
It is ITE's policy to minimize our impact
on the environment and ensure sustainable
development. We encourage recycling
in order to reduce harmful waste and
provide work experience placements for
is the key responsibility of all directors
and managers to maintain appropriate
health and safety standards throughout
ITE. We are committed to ensure that
our business activities comply with
all industrial and vocational standards,
rules and regulations. ITE's objectives
are to identify, remove, reduce or control
material risks of fires and of accidents
or injuries to our employees and visitors.
Board of Directors
board of directors (the "Directors")
of the Company (the "Board")
supervises the Group's management. The
Group currently has seven Directors.
There are three independent non-executive
Directors on the Board. The Board considers
this a reasonable balance. Non-executive
Directors offer the Group a wide range
of expertise and experience, and plays
an important role on the Board by ensuring
that all shareholders' interests are
taken into account. Their active participation
ensure that management processes are
critically reviewed and controlled.
Directors have relevant and timely information
before them whenever needed, as well
as unrestricted access to the advice
and assistance of the company secretary,
who is responsible for ensuring that
proper board procedures and all applicable
laws and regulations are complied with.
The Directors can retain independent
professional advisors at the Group's
expense if they considerate necessary
appointed Directors receive briefings
and an orientation to ensure that they
are aware of their own legal and other
responsibilities as a director. The
company secretary keeps the Directors
up to date with the latest developments
in the listing rules and other regulatory
requirements to ensure compliance.
Company's articles of association provide
that one third of the Directors must
retire from office by rotation, then
stand for re-election (if desired) by
the shareholders at the next annual
audit committee comprises three independent
non-executive Directors. The audit committee
meets at least four times annually and
is authorized by the Board to investigate
any activity within its terms of reference,
and it may obtain independent professional
advice if necessary. The audit committee
is mainly responsible for the following:
reviewing the financial statement and
auditors' report to ensure that they
present a true and balanced assessment
of the Group's financial position
- considering terms of appointment,
dismissal and replacement of the Group's
- meeting with the auditors to discuss
audit issues if considered necessary
- reviewing the Group's internal controls
- making recommendations on the application
of accounting policies
you wish to make a complaint regarding
accounting, internal accounting controls,
or auditing matters, please contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
you be aware of any suspected acts of
embezzlement of Company funds by the
Chairman, Directors, CEO, other members
of senior management and staffs, you
may promptly report to email@example.com
in confidence. All reports will be channeled
to the Company's independent non-executive
Directors without the knowledge of the
Chairman and CEO. Anonymity will be
guaranteed if requested.
purpose of the Remuneration Committee
is to discharge the Board's responsibilities
relating to executive and director compensation
by focusing the Company on appropriate
remuneration policies that are designed
to meet the needs of the Company and
enhance corporate and individual performance.
major role of the Remuneration Committee
is to set director and executive compensation
policy and strategy, approve senior
executive service agreements and severance
arrangements and oversee the use of
equity-based compensation etc.
Group is committed to fair disclosure
and comprehensive and transparent reporting
of its activities. The Board and senior
management maintain a constant dialogue
with shareholders and investors through
various channels, including the company's
annual general meeting. The Group has
a designated Director to deal with shareholders'
concerns throughout the year. Should
shareholders wish to raise any concerns
or comments with the Company, please
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
for the annual general meeting are reviewed
periodically to ensure that the Company
follows best corporate governance practice.
A circular is sent to all shareholders
at least 21 days prior to the meeting
setting out details of each resolution
proposed, voting procedures and other
relevant information. The Chairman,
Board members and external auditor attend
the annual general meeting to answer
shareholders' questions. Vote results
are posted on the company's internet
site as soon as possible after the meeting.