The Company’s business strategies and activities involve risk. Risk is minimised to the extent it does not inhibit the Company or its controlled entities from pursuing its goals and objectives with a considered and balanced view of risk. The Company participates in the internationally recognised Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) program. The Perth and Darwin factories are HACCP certified. It is our plan to progressively have the other factories certified. The stringent quality control will ensure there is little risk of contamination
The Board is responsible for overseeing the risk management system and is the recipient of risk reporting from management. It is also responsible for approving the risk management policy, framework and risk tolerance of the Company. The responsibility for regular review of the risk management system has been delegated to the Audit & Risk Management Committee, which will conduct these reviews at least half-yearly.
Senior management are responsible for the establishment and implementation of a risk management system which will identify, assess and manage all material risks in the business. Through the executive management committee, a formal process is being developed to further improve the current system of risk management adopted in the operations of the Company. The executive management committee is also responsible for the reinforcement of a risk management culture throughout the Company.
The business plan for the Company considers key risks and the risk management strategies. This plan is prepared by management and approved by the Board at the commencement of each financial year. Regular reviews and assessment of performance against the plan is submitted by management to the Board.
The Company has implemented and documented a range of policies and procedures throughout the operations that provide a sound system of internal control. It also purchases insurance, where appropriate, as a means of risk transfer.
The Company has no material exposure to economic, environmental or social sustainability risks.
As at 25 Sept 2019