At Chunghwa Telecom, our long-standing legacy and success have been built on principles of good corporate governance, sound ethics, strong integrity and respect.
The Board of Directors is charged with overseeing Chunghwa's management and employees to ensure that they perform in the long-term best interest of our shareholders and that they continue to enhance long-term shareholder value. The Board's fundamental role, governance policies, guiding principles and practices have been summarized in its Corporate Governance Guidelines. These guidelines reflect the Board's ongoing commitment to maximizing the effectiveness of policy and decision-making at both the Board and senior management levels.
Chunghwa's employees are all expected to conduct business in accordance with the highest ethical standards reinforced in our Code of Ethics. These principles apply to every location in which we do business around the world, as well as to every employee, officer, director and member of our Board of Directors.
We are committed to clear, consistent communication with our shareholders and to maintaining the highest levels for financial transparency. We aim to provide our investors, employees, and customers the public information that gives a clear and transparent description of our business operations and performance.
Maintaining these highest standards of governance, integrity, responsibility and accountability is important to our continued long-term growth and success. These are the values on which Chunghwa's foundation was built and that will continue to drive us moving forward.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer