Code of Conduct for employees and suppliers of ODW-ELEKTRIK GmbH
This Code of Conduct is an integral part of ODW-ELEKTRIK GmbH’s corporate policy. Our corporate policy defines the essential values and behavioral rules, and is a central guideline for today and the future.
This Code of Contuct applies for ODW-ELEKTRIK GmbH and its national and international subsidiaries (hereafter referred to as “ODW-ELEKTRIK”) as well as its suppliers, partners and service providers, which provide ODW-ELEKTRIK with know-how, software, energy, direct and indirect material or investment goods. Furthermore, the Code of Conduct shall apply to all employees of these companies without regard to the function and position.
The employees and suppliers of ODW-ELEKTRIK are committed to comply with the standards of this Code of Conduct.
The laws and regulations applicable to us are binding; applicable are the laws and regulations of the respective country in which ODW-ELEKTRIK employees and suppliers operate.
The following rules are based on the internationally recognized Global Compact principles of the United Nations and the established minimum standards of the International Labour Organization of the United Nations (ILO).
We accept and respect international human rights in accordance with national laws and customs. Within our sphere of influence, we will promote compliance and will not participate in human rights violations.
Forced and child labour
We expressly endorse the abolition of all forms of forced and child labor.
Rights of employees
We respect the rights of our employees, and by strategic actions, we promote fair and respectful daily coexistence and even more. Compliance with the country-specific legislation is the basis for our actions.
We will not accept any harassment or discrimination against employees. This applies without restriction to gender, social position, skin color, political opinion, origin, religion, age, pregnancy, sexual identity as well as physical and mental impairment.
Within the framework of our environmental responsibility, ODW-ELEKTRIK ensures that in all our actions we reduce the environmental impact to a minimum and apply the laws of the respective country in which we operate. We are committed to promote the environmental awareness of our employees and suppliers.
ODW-ELEKTRIK condemns all types of corruption, which means neither to use corruption nor to pursue business relations based on corruption.