Corporate Governance

Bharti Enterprises Limited (including its group and Joint Venture companies) firmly believes in the principles of Corporate Governance and is committed to ensure sustainable, capital-efficient and long-term growth thereby maximizing shareholder value. The company’s commitment towards compliance to the highest governance standard is backed by an independent and fully informed board, comprehensive processes, policies and communication. The Company ensures that various disclosure requirements are complied with in ‘letter and spirit’ for effective Corporate Governance.

We adhere to the highest levels of ethical business practices as articulated by our Code of Conduct so as to achieve our performance with integrity.

Office of the Ombudsperson

The Ombudsperson Office provides an independent forum and vigil mechanism under the law for all employees and other stakeholders of the company to raise concerns and report any breach or threatened violation of the code. As required under the listing agreement and the Companies Act 2013 and rules, it reports to the audit committee of the Board and is authorized to investigate complaints suo moto on the basis of information or filed with the Ombudsperson Office.

Any stakeholder (employee, associate, strategic partner, vendor) who observes unprofessional behavior can approach the Ombudsperson office to voice his or her concerns. The complainant may be either an observer who is not directly impacted, or a victim who is directly or indirectly affected by such practices.

The Office aims to provide a fair and equitable redressal mechanism. The process is designed to offer protection to the complainant provided the disclosure is made in good faith and the alleged action constitutes a genuine and serious breach of Bharti Code of Conduct. The Ombudsperson will treat all disclosures in a confidential and sensitive manner.

A person can raise a concern, either verbally or in writing by giving background of the unprofessional conduct, reasons for raising the concern, the identity of the individuals who may be involved and documentary evidence, wherever available.

Complaints may be sent in either of these forms:

1) In writing (through hard copy mail) to:

The Ombudsperson
Bharti Enterprises Ltd.
Bharti Crescent
1, Nelson Mandela Road
Vasant Kunj, Phase II
New Delhi – 110 070
India

2) In writing (through email) to a secure email id, ombudsperson@bharti.in

To read the full Bharti Code of Conduct, please click here.

 

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Mobile towers are the lifeline of any cellular network. A smooth network depends on uninterrupted and adequate supply of power. In many parts of India, power supply is erratic. Most towers have a diesel generator backup. The telecom industry, with over 3,80,000 towers, is the largest consumer of diesel today.

Bharti Infratel, one of India’s top tower companies, has taken a pioneering step towards replacing diesel generators with solar energy, reducing Co2 emissions by 2.5 tonnes per tower every year.

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