The Code Of Conduct
We support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights. We make sure that we are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Freedom of association
As far as any relevant laws allow, all employees are free to form and to join or not to join trade unions or similar external representative organizations and to bargain collectively. Forced labor
Forced, bonded or compulsory labor is not used and employees are free to leave their employment after reasonable notice as required by national law or contract. Employees are not required to lodge deposits of money or identity papers with their employer.
A healthy and safe working environment are provided for employees, in accordance with international standards and national laws. Appropriate health and safety information and training is provided to employees. Safety includes e.g. clearly marked and unblocked exits, emergency exits and evacuation plans on each floor, regularly tested fire alarm and evacuation drills, first aid equipment, safe and correct handling, machinery and work processes. The workplace has tolerable temperature and noise level, adequate ventilation, sufficient lighting, clean toilet facilities, drinkable water.
Employees understand their employment conditions. Pay and terms are fair and reasonable, and comply at a minimum with national laws or industry standards whichever is higher. Working hours comply with national laws and are not excessive.
No person is employed who is below the minimum legal age for employment. Minimum age is the age of completion of compulsory schooling, or not less than 15 years. Children are not employed for any hazardous work, or work that is inconsistent with the child’s personal development. A child means a person below the age of 18 years. Personal development includes a child’s health or physical, mental,spiritual, moral or social development
Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Where a child is employed, the best interests of the child shall be the primary consideration. Policies and programs that assist any child found to be performing child labor are contributed to, supported, or developed.
Elimination of discrimination
Employees are treated with respect and dignity. Corporal punishment, physical or verbal abuse or other unlawful harassment and any threats or other forms of intimidation are prohibited.
All kinds of discrimination based on partiality or prejudice is prohibited such as discrimination based on race, color, sex,
sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership and any other characteristic protected
by local law, as applicable. Employees with the same qualifications, experience and performance receive equal pay for equal work with respect to their relevant comparators.
Finite resources are used responsibly and carefully. Operational practices that reduce any environmental burden associated with our activities are promoted. Innovative developments in products and services that offer environmental and social benefits are supported.
No form of extortion and bribery, includingimproper offers for payments to or fromemployees, or organizations, is tolerated.
Code of Conduct – Supplier Supplement
The CODE OF CONDUCT is applicable to all Salec operations and to any party that contributes to Salec services and other business activities (“Supplier”).
Salec requires the Supplier and its subcontractors to comply with the CODE OF CONDUCT, which may request higher standards than required by national laws. Upon request, a Supplier must, by way of providing information and/or allowing access to premises to Salec or its representative, verify to Salec’s reasonable satisfaction, that the Supplier and its subcontractors comply with the CODE OF CONDUCT
OBLIGATION TO INFORM
It is the responsibility of the Supplier to ensure that its employees and subcontractors are informed about and comply with the CODE OF CONDUCT. The CODE OF CONDUCT includes, as applicable, specific requirements for Suppliers related to Occupational Health and Safety, and Environment.