Whistleblowing reporting enables employees, directors and external third parties raise concerns about malpractice in connection with Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP). It provides a framework for genuine concerns to be raised without fear of repercussion to the individual.
This reporting covers situations where an individual may become concerned about malpractice at work by employees, managers and contractors acting on behalf of WSUP such as:
- A criminal offence that has, is being, or is likely to be committed
- A harm, abuse, exploitation or neglect that has, is being, or is likely to be committed
- Unauthorised or inappropriate disclosure, misuse or loss of confidential, personal and / or sensitive information
- A miscarriage of justice
- Risk or damage to the environment
- A danger to the health and safety of employees or others
- Attempts to suppress or hide information relating to wrongdoing
Furthermore, WSUP will extend this protection to employees or third parties who disclose unethical or improper conduct or conduct which breaches WSUP’s policies, values or procedures, including improper use of authority.
This reporting does not cover misconducts and breaches of law perpetrated by other actors different from WSUP employees, Directors, beneficiaries and any contractor acting of WSUP’s behalf.