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Sustainability

Connect Group is committed to act fairly and with integrity towards its stakeholders and is expected to comply with all applicable rules and regulations as to:

Health & Safety

  • Protect the health and safety of their employees.
  • Implement safe and healthful work conditions.
  • Train managers and employees to assure their continued commitment to their own health and safety and that of their colleagues.

Forced Labor - Child Labor

  • Employment should be freely chosen.
  • Connect Group will, under no circumstances, make use of forced or bonded labor to design, manufacture or assemble products and services.
  • Connect Group will not employ children in violation of the convention of the International Labor organisation.
  • Connect Group will contact immediately the supplier and / or the customer to take remedial actions if a violation of these rules has been found in the supply chain.

Right to organise - Discrimination

  • Connect Group shall recognize and respect the freedom of its employees to choose, to establish or to associate with any legal organisation of their own choise.
  • Union membership will not be the cause for dismissal or prejudice against the employee.
  • Connect Group shall respect the right of its employees to be presented by labor unions or other employee organisations.
  • Connect Group shall treat its employees equally in employment and occupation and will ensure that each has equal occupations.
  • Connect Group will not tolerate a discrimination based on race, color, sex, age, language, religion, political opinion, national or social origin or other status. Equal pay for equal work performed at equal levels.

Environment

  • Meet the legal requirements and rules regarding environmental matters.
  • To support and to contribute to the development, the production and the delivery of products and services with an as low as possible negative impact to the environment.
  • To emphasize and train all employees to use, to support and to make suggestions on environment saving means, processes, measures and products by Using environment friendly materials, products and processes, avoiding waste, using two way packing materials, wherever possible, using energy saving methods, means, transport methods.
  • To maximize the lifetime of the products and the tooling.
  • To prevent pollution.

See also Environmental Charter

Ethics

  • Business integrity: any and all forms of corruption, extortion and embezzlement are strictly prohibited.
  • No improper advantage: Bribes or other means of obtaining undue or improper advantage are not to be offered or accepted
  • Disclosure of information: Information regarding business activities, structure, financial situation and performance is to be disclosed in accordance with applicable regulations and prevailing industry practices.
  • Intellectual property: Intellectual rights are to be respected. Transfer of technology and know-how is to be done in a manner that protect intellectual property rights.
  • Fair business, advertising and competition: Standards of fair business, advertising and competition are to be upheld.
  • Protection of identity: Programs that ensure the confidentiality and protection of supplier and employee whistleblower are to be maintained.