The Central Financial Work Conference held in October 2023 emphasized that finance is the blood of the national economy and an important part of the country’s core competitiveness. As a stabilizer and promoter for the healthy development of the financial industry, the construction of clean financial culture needs financial workers to shoulder their sacred mission, maintain the long-term purity and stability of the financial team, and provide an important guarantee for the safe and steady operation of the national finance and effectively serve the real economy.
In the past three years, PICC P&C Hunan Branch has incorporated the construction of incorruptible financial culture into party building, corporate governance and corporate culture, compacted the responsibility of party committees at all levels in the province to manage the party and the supervision responsibility of the discipline inspection commission, incorporated the construction of incorruptible financial culture into the overall planning of party style and clean government construction and anti-corruption work layout, and devoted itself to cultivating incorruptible culture and creating a "green mountain" of corporate financial ecology.
Adhere to the guidance of party building and promote ideological and political work to take root and cast souls.
PICC P&C Hunan Branch always adheres to the guidance of Party building, embodies the Party’s centralized and unified leadership over financial work in the specific work of building a clean financial culture, constantly strengthens the Party’s leadership, highlights the political function of the Party organization, takes Party building as the "root" and ideological and political work as the "soul" for building a clean financial culture.
First, strengthen the awareness of "one post and two responsibilities" among members of party committees at all levels, and organize party committee secretaries, discipline inspection commission secretaries and team members to sign the Supervision Letter on Performing Political Responsibility respectively, so as to clarify the specific measures and implementation requirements of political responsibility.
The second is to strengthen the party’s innovative theory, attach importance to ideological and political education, and regularly organize the theoretical study center group study of party committees at all levels, the "three sessions and one lesson" study of party branches, and the party branch secretary to teach the special party class on clean government. Pay attention to strengthening ideological and political education, convey the concept of strictly administering the party in an all-round way, and strengthen the leadership of the party in the whole province.
Strengthen organizational leadership and promote the implementation of the security system.
In order to ensure the real implementation and implementation of the construction of clean financial culture in the practical work of provincial branches, there must be three guarantees, namely, strong organizational leadership and personnel team, scientific institutional mechanism and strict system implementation. The three guarantees complement each other and rely on each other, and are always implemented in the construction of clean financial culture to ensure the stability and far-reaching operation of clean financial culture and the company.
First, strengthen organizational leadership. Provincial and municipal institutions set up leading groups for the construction of clean and honest financial culture, with the party secretary as the leader and the secretary of the discipline inspection commission as the deputy leader, set up supervision committees and risk compliance committees, and set up offices to undertake daily work, with specialized agencies to study and promote and effectively ensure the orderly development of clean and honest financial culture construction. The Party Committee, the Commission for Discipline Inspection and relevant functional departments hold regular joint meetings to listen to the work of political and ecological governance, find out the problems existing in the comprehensive and strict management of the party, study and deploy the work of building a clean and honest government, promote the rectification of problems, and promote big governance with small incisions.
The second is to strengthen the construction of discipline inspection and supervision team, optimize and adjust the division of labor of discipline inspection secretaries of local and municipal branches, increase the number of discipline inspection and supervision cadres, strengthen the training of discipline inspection team, and promote the improvement of supervision ability.
The third is to establish and improve a scientific and reasonable system and mechanism of clean government. We have successively issued a series of system documents and work plans in the aspects of supervising four winds’s eight regulations, key minority supervision, and "three majors and one big" supervision, and established a joint meeting mechanism of supervision committees to integrate supervision resources, form a joint force of supervision, and give full play to the functional supervision role of various functional departments.
Carry out investigation and management, and continue to promote discipline and discipline.
Do a good job in the investigation and prevention of integrity risks in financial institutions, and pay attention to key positions, key areas and key links. We should regularly collect information such as the performance of cadres and employees’ duties and the implementation of the system. On the one hand, we can understand the breeding environment of corruption and optimize the identification method of personal and post risks; On the other hand, it can identify potential risks in time, analyze various risk manifestations, warn and resolve risks, and make up for management loopholes.
The first is to integrate honesty into compliance management and establish and improve the supervision and inspection mechanism. Organize the clean-up of existing employee management and related processes, and conduct many investigations on abnormal behaviors of employees for outstanding problems of internal control and compliance and potential risks of integrity, so as to plug loopholes in the management system. In view of the illegal issues found in the risk investigation of employee behavior management, such as illegal shareholding and engaging in social business activities that are of interest to their jobs, they have been promptly accountable and rectified.
The second is to carry out special rectification and continue to be disciplined. We will carry out special rectification work to correct the unhealthy trend and discipline, and comprehensively investigate and centrally rectify the new and old problems of leading cadres at all levels in five aspects: violation of political discipline and rules, violation of organizational and personnel discipline, violation of business-run enterprises, violation of financial discipline (including violation of the spirit of the eight central regulations), and bad work style. Comprehensively strengthen the party’s discipline construction, strictly implement the "Regulations on the Approval Authority and Procedures of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Municipality for Disciplinary Actions against Discipline in party member", resolutely investigate and deal with violations of party discipline together, and report by name, so as to promote the political and organizational functions of party organizations through discipline construction.
Insist on diversified promotion and create a strong atmosphere of clean finance
The construction of clean financial culture is an important measure to establish and improve the punishment system and prevent financial corruption, and it is also an effective way to optimize the financial environment. To build a clean financial culture, we need to further strengthen systematic thinking, adhere to diversified promotion, and continue to exert our strength for a long time.
The first is to strengthen the warning activities of clean government education. Focus on the publicity and education of the party’s work style and clean government in various forms, such as collecting and broadcasting clean financial and cultural works, establishing clean government publications, organizing cadres and employees to participate in online clean government knowledge tests, collectively watching warning education films, inviting party school teachers to teach clean government classes, and organizing visits to clean government education bases. Disciplinary committees at all levels in the province cooperated with the Claims Department to strengthen the integrity construction in the field of claims, and jointly hired personnel from the Judicial Bureau, the Economic Investigation and Criminal Investigation Bureau, the traffic police and the appraisal agency as the supervisors of the company’s claims integrity style. Strengthen the warning by case, inform and forward judicial cases and typical cases of violation of discipline, deepen the promotion of reform by case, and clarify the discipline by case, so as to achieve the effect of investigating a case, warning one side and standardizing one side.
The second is to conduct a clean government talk in a normal way. Strengthen daily supervision and conversation reminders, and members of the party Committee team will conduct pre-appointment talks on clean government to new managers one by one, and conduct daily talks on clean government with members of lower-level teams from time to time; The top leaders at the same level took the initiative to talk with other members of the team, reminding each other and urging each other.
The third is to improve the archives of leading cadres’ integrity, comprehensively collect the basic information of leading cadres, their integrity performance, performance behavior, letters and visits, accountability results and other contents, use the archives of integrity to analyze the situation of cadres’ integrity, draw political portraits of cadres, and provide important reference for selecting and appointing leading cadres, investigating hidden risks of integrity, and judging political ecology.
Fourth, carry out the construction of clean financial demonstration sites, extensively establish clean financial culture demonstration sites at the grass-roots level in the whole province, cultivate and guide them to carry out rich clean financial culture construction activities, and make clean financial culture go deep into the minds of grassroots cadres and employees. Among them, the construction of two demonstration sites in Chenzhou and Xiangtan has achieved fruitful results and was awarded by the provincial insurance industry association and the clean financial special Committee.
The fifth is to enrich the publicity activities of clean and honest culture. With the goal of creating a strong atmosphere, the provincial branch has carried out rich, diverse, pragmatic and efficient learning and publicity, such as making short videos and posters on incorruptible culture, conducting online answering activities on incorruptible culture, sending a letter to family members of leading cadres, and holding a photo exhibition on incorruptible financial culture calligraphy and painting.
In the next stage, PICC P&C Hunan Branch will insist on the construction of clean financial culture as an effective way to enrich political culture and conserve political ecology, and continue to strengthen the company’s ideological and political education, so as to help the high-quality development of Hunan’s financial industry with the financial ecology of PICC P&C Hunan Branch. (Wen Wei)