“Integrity” is one of Vinda’s core principles. Comprehensive systems, rules, procedures and standards are in place for a stringent control on matters relating to product quality, production process, product safety, human resources, environmental protection, corporate governance and risk management, and are updated in a regular manner to ensure compliance with the relevant laws and regulations as well as integrity in business operation. Vinda’s internal control unit formulates the internal control system, code of conduct and guidelines in reference to the laws and regulations at both national and provincial levels as well as the rules and regulations of both The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and guidelines issued by the Securities and Futures Commission. Vinda also governs various aspects of its operation to combat malpractices including fraud, corruption, breach of confidentiality and insider trading. The internal control unit is also responsible for combating frauds and formulating the procedure for reporting malpractices. Its tasks include receiving reports on malpractices, investigation of and reporting on the cases and making recommendations on how to handle such cases.