Our overall guiding principle is to act responsibly and ethically by focusing on a core group of values based on the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGP) on human rights that define the scope of our social accountability. As we qualify, measure, and evaluate our internal processes and in our relationship with external partners, we continuously apply these values to our daily business practice. Our Director of Human Resources is responsible for implementation of this policy.
- Child & Forced Labor: We do not condone or use any form of forced labor, including indentured, prison, bonded or slave labor. Nor do we use any form of child labor. We do not allow persons under the age of 18 in our production areas.
- Wage, Benefits and Working Hours: We comply with all applicable wage, working hours, benefits, and overtime laws and are committed to fair remuneration for our workers and make all effort to avoid precarious employment. We continually assess local industry standards and if higher than applicable laws and regulations, we match that higher standard.
- Discrimination: Our employment practices do not discriminate on the basis of age, nationality, race, religion, social or ethnic orientation, gender or disability, Furthermore, physical or verbal harassment or abuse to discipline employees is not tolerated.
- Workplace Conditions: We provide a safe, healthy and secure workplace for all employees. Proper sanitation, lighting, ventilation and fire safety protection are provided.
- Compliance with all applicable laws and regulation: Including the rights of our workers to freely associate. We do not tolerate any acts of corruption, extortion, embezzlement, bribery or human trafficking.
- Protection of the Environment: We strive to take the necessary measures to reduce our environmental impact.
Employees are free to raise concerns regarding the above without fear of reprisal.