To HBL, preserving and nurturing Bank's reputation and commitment towards its core values is of utmost importance. The Bank expects all employees to conduct themselves in accordance with Code of Ethics and Business Conduct that provides guidelines to employees and Board of Directors in their actions and serve as a declaration of highest standards of ethics and integrity. The Code lays down the principles and sets the tone for proper conduct and ethical behavior in conducting business at HBL. This Code applies to the Board and all employees of HBL in their decisions and activities within the scope of employment, or when representing the Bank in any capacity. The Board, the Chairman and the President have ultimate responsibility for ensuring the legality and integrity of the Bank's operations while day-to-day responsibility lies with line management and each employee.
It is essential for HBL's success to comply with laws, regulations and ethical standards that is an important element of our obligation towards customers, stakeholders, general public and employees.
As an employee of the Bank, you are prohibited to engage in insider trading of securities and observe Bank’s rules on personal trading in securities.
Any suspicious activities such as, suspected insider trading, fraud, misappropriation of funds and money laundering must be reported to Compliance Officer of the Bank.
We are accountable for all compliance related activities and are cooperative with our regulators and auditors in performing their tasks with Integrity.
Any known or suspected violation of the Code must immediately be reported to the Human Resources. Violations of the Code may result in disciplinary action including, in severe situations, immediate termination of employment. We encourage employees to direct concerns or complaints, arising in the ordinary course of business, which cannot be resolved by the supervisor, to respective Functional Head(s) / Human Resources. If further information, explanation or guidance is required regarding a particular provision or applicability of the code, the "Code of Ethics & Business Conduct for HBL Staff" should be referred to, or you may contact your immediate Manager or Human Resources.
Human Resources may be contacted at:
Human Resources, 19th floor, HBL Plaza, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi, Pakistan