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Implementation of the following elements on sustainable grounds is the core objective of Company’s Social Policy: 

Child Labor

Child Labor No workers under the age of 15 years; minimum lowered to 14 years for countries operating under the ILO Convention 138 developing-country exception; remediation of any child found to be working.

Forced Labor

Forced Labor – No forced labor, including prison or debt bondage labor; no lodging of deposits or original identity papers by employers or outside recruiters.

Health and Safety

Health and Safety Provide a safe and healthy work environment, take steps to prevent injuries, regular worker training for health and safety, system to detect threats to health and safety issues, access to bathrooms and potable water.

Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining

Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining Respect the right to form and join trade unions and bargain collectively, where law prohibits these freedoms, facilitate parallel means of association and bargaining.


Discrimination No discrimination based on race, caste, origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union or political affiliation, or age; no sexual harassment.


Discipline No corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion or verbal abuse.

Working Hours

Working Hours Comply with the applicable law but, in any event, no more than 48 hours per week with at least one day off for every seven day period; voluntary overtime paid at a premium rate and not to exceed 12 hours per week on a regular basis; overtime may be mandatory if part of a collective bargaining agreement.


Compensation Wages paid for a standard work week must meet the legal and industry standards and be sufficient to meet the basic need of workers and their families; no disciplinary deductions.

Management Systems

Management Systems Facilities seeking to gain and maintain certification, must go beyond simple compliance to integrate the standard into their management systems and practices