Code of ethics policy of Technicas Pte. Ltd.
We expect our clients, buyers, suppliers and business partners to communicate the content of this Code of Ethics to all parties they engage to fulfill their contractual obligations toward Technicas, to observe its principles when engaging any person or organisation, and ensure they comply with its requirements. Technicas reserves the right to take reasonable steps to verify compliance with the Code of Ethics policy on the part of all parties involved in business with it. Technicas will contact the said party beforehand to agree on the scope, time and place of such controls. Notwithstanding other rights, Technicas reserves the right in such cases to demand clarification of the facts and initiation of countermeasures by the party. In the event that the any party should fail to provide evidence that appropriate corrective action has been initiated within a reasonable time frame, or if the breach of the Code of Ethics is so severe that Technicas cannot be reasonably expected to continue the business relationship, and notwithstanding other rights, Technicas reserves the right to terminate the relationship without prior notice and rescind any associated contracts or agreements.
All parties involved in business with Technicas must observe the fundamental rights of their employees based on the applicable national labor laws. The following rules are aligned with the International Labor Organization’s (ILO), Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
All parties involved in business with Technicas shall respect internationally recognized human rights and actively protect such rights.
Forced or child labour
All parties involved in business with Technicas only employ persons who have reached the minimum legal age for work according to the legislation applicable in the country of employment. Moreover, they respect and uphold children’s rights. The parties shall reject all forms of forced labor and respect the principle of freely chosen employment.
All parties involved in business with Technicas will not tolerate discrimination of any kind, may it be based on skin color, ethnic origin, gender, age, nationality, social background, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief, or human ideology.
At the minimum, all parties involved in business with Technicas shall comply with national standards of workplace safety and hygiene and take appropriate measures to ensure that the relevant occupational health and safety requirements are met, in order to ensure healthy working conditions.
Our business partners take measures to avoid risks to human life and the environment, limit the environmental impact of their operations, and manage resources responsibly. All processes, operating sites and production resources employed by our business partners must meet the applicable legal requirements and standards concerning fire safety and environmental protection.
All parties involved in business with Technicas shall agree to abide by the applicable anti-corruption laws. In particular, they must ensure that their employees, subcontractors or representatives do not offer, promise or grant advantages to associates of the Technicas with the aim of obtaining a contract or other preferential treatment in the course of business. The same rules apply to agreements with third parties, concluded in connection with a contract with Technicas.
Avoiding conflicts of interest
Decisions made by parties involved in business with Technicas must be based on factual considerations, rather than being improperly influenced by personal interests. If any business organisation becomes aware of a potential conflict of interest, this fact must be communicated to Technicas immediately.