Efforts must be made to create a workplace without any Unlawful discrimination and harassment of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, religion, political orientation, union membership, nationality, marital status, etc. in employment practices such as promotion, compensation, and training opportunities. Also, the results of medical examinations of workers or potential workers must not be stolen.
All workers must be respected, and there must be no harsh or inhumane treatment, such as sexual harassment, sexual abuse, corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion, verbal abuse, and unreasonable restrictions at work.
Forced or secured labor, exploitative labor, or involuntary prisoner labor must not be used, and all work must be done voluntarily. As a condition of employment, workers must not be required to transfer government-issued identification cards, passports, or work permits. However, exceptions are made for cases required by local law.
Child workers should not be employed in any manufacturing process. 'Child' means a person who has not reached a certain minimum age, and this minimum working age is determined in accordance with laws and regulations.
The number of working days and hours must not exceed the maximum hours set by the law.
The compensation paid to workers must comply with all applicable wage laws, including minimum wages, overtime hours, and welfare benefits prescribed by law. Also, wage cuts cannot be permitted as disciplinary measures against workers.
Suppliers shall allow workers to associate freely in accordance with laws and regulations, grant freedom to join a trade union, select a representative, and respect the rights of workers to join the trade union. Workers should be able to communicate openly with management about working conditions without fear of retaliation, intimidation or harassment.
In order to ensure continuous quality maintenance and production efficiency, safe processes should be designed and cooperated to maintain a healthy working environment. Suppliers shall strive to create a safe and healthy workplace for workers in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.
Precautions should be taken to eliminate physical and safety hazards and prevent accidents and occupational diseases. These risks should be controlled through appropriate design, engineering and administrative controls, preventive maintenance, safe working procedures, and ongoing safety training. If the risk cannot be sufficiently controlled using these means, appropriate and well-maintained personal protective equipment should be provided to workers.
Employee exposure to chemical, biological and physical agents should be identified, evaluated, and managed. Technical or administrative controls should be used to prevent overexposure to workers. Where risks cannot be adequately controlled using these means, appropriate personal protective equipment should be provided to workers.
The damage is minimized by identifying and evaluating emergency situations and events, and implementing emergency measures and response procedures.
Procedures and systems for prevention, management, tracking and reporting of occupational accidents and occupational diseases should be established. It A) encourages employee reporting, B) categorizes and records cases of injuries and illnesses, C) provides necessary treatment, D) investigates cases and takes corrective action to eliminate the cause, and E) should be included regulation to facilitate employee return.
Staff must be provided with clean toilets and drinking water, sanitary food preparation, storage, and dining facilities. Employee dormitories provided to partners or third-party agents must be kept clean and safe, and must be given an appropriate emergency exit, heating, ventilation, adequate personal space, and reasonable access authority.
Employees' exposure to the risks of manual labor should be identified, evaluated and controlled. Such manual labor includes manual work, lifting heavy materials or repeatedly lifting objects, standing for long periods of time, and repetitive or physically consuming assembly work.
The safety risk of production or other equipment should be evaluated. Physical protection, safety devices, and barriers should be provided, and should be properly maintained if there is a risk of injury to personnel due to the installation.
It should be recognized that environmental responsibility is essential to producing global products. Every effort must be made to minimize negative environmental and community impacts in the manufacturing process.
Required environmental permits (e.g. emission control and registration) must be obtained and maintained, and recent revisions must be reflected at all times. In addition, it must comply with the operational and reporting requirements required for the licensing process.
Required environmental permits (e.g. emission control and registration) must be obtained and maintained, and recent revisions must be reflected at all times. In addition, it must comply with the operational and reporting requirements necessary for the licensing process.
If required by applicable laws and regulations, solid waste and wastewater generated from industrial processes and sanitation facilities should be identified, monitored, controlled and disposed of prior to discharge.
Volatile organic compounds, aerosols, corrosives, fine powders, ozone-depleting substances, and combustion by-products generated during the operation of the manufacturing process must be characterized, monitored, controlled, and handled prior to discharge if necessary according to relevant laws and regulations.
Various wastes, including wastewater and energy, should be reduced or removed from the pollutant source, or reduced or removed using methods such as production, maintenance, facility process changes, raw material replacement, conservation, raw material recycling and reuse.
All applicable laws, regulations and customer requirements must be observed with respect to the prohibition or restriction of certain substances, including recycling and disposal labeling.
The highest standards of integrity should be required in all business relationships. Corruption, extortion, embezzlement, bribery, reimbursement, and gift giving in any form, including payments or other forms of interest, provided to government officials for the purpose of influencing decision making in violation of the law are strictly prohibited. Providing or accepting other means of taking unfair or inappropriate profits is prohibited, and we practice self-compliance by implementing surveillance and enforcement procedures.
Records and discloses information on business activities and structure, financial situation and performance in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and industry best standards.
Do our best to ensure the confidentiality and protection of employee whistleblowers
We respect intellectual property rights, and transfer of technology and know-how must be done in a way that protects those rights.
The origin or source of raw materials circulating throughout the supply chain should be assessed and identified to confirm whether they were acquired through illegal mining (e.g., raw materials mined in the Congo), and legal mining should be guaranteed.
Adopt or establish a management system to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, customer requirements, as well as this Code, and strive for continuous improvement. The management system includes the following elements:
Corporate policies on social responsibility and environmental responsibility, which confirm the supplier's responsibility for voluntary compliance and continuous improvement, must express the supplier's willingness to comply and continuous improvement, and be approved by the management.
The company representative responsible for the implementation of the management system and related programs should be clarified, and top management should regularly review the status of the management system.
Recognize, monitor and understand applicable laws and regulations and customer requirements.
As a process to identify ethical risks related to the environment, health, health and safety, labor standards, and operation of business partners, it is necessary to judge the relative importance of each risk, control the identified risks, and confirm regular compliance with the norms.
Achievement goals and action plans to improve social and environmental performance, including regular evaluation of suppliers' performance to achieve the goals, should be documented, and this includes periodically evaluating the performance of suppliers in achieving the goals.
Management and employee training programs to implement policies and procedures, improvement objectives and comply with applicable laws and regulatory requirements, and procedures to communicate clear and accurate information to employees and customers about policies, standards, expectations and performance.
Procedures for receiving employee feedback on the criteria and conditions to which this Code applies and for pursuing improvement on the feedback matters.
Regular self-assessment to ensure compliance with this Code and applicable laws and regulations..
Procedures for appropriately correcting defects identified through internal or external evaluation and inspection, investigation and review.
Creation and maintenance of documents and records to ensure compliance with norms and compliance with requirements for the protection of company confidentiality.