Our reputation is based on integrity and the respect of laws and regulations. It is or personal responsibility to know the laws, regulations and requirements relating to our job. Any breach of these laws may lead to civil and criminal prosecution. Activities which could involve the company in unlawful practices are prohibited.
The Code of Ethics is the foundation stone of the Gr33n Group Integrity Program. Its purpose is to define principles helping each of us to uphold our commitment to integrity in our daily work. Many of our activities are not governed by laws or regulations, in which case the principle of integrity must govern our conduct. It is our personal responsibility to apply this principle at all times. No performance objectives should be imposed or accepted if they can only be achieved by compromising our ethical standards.
The Code of Ethics cannot cover every situation that we may face within our everyday role. We may find ourselves faced with a dilemma that we are not sure how to resolve. There are a number of ways that we can seek advice and support. We can contact our immediate manager, someone else in our management structure, or our Human resources department. We must not let any concerns go unresolved. No reprisal will be tolerated against employees making such a good report in good faith.
Gr33n Group is committed to pursuing the highest health and safety standards in the workplace. Gr33n Group endeavours to implement the necessary programmes, training and internal controls to consistently promote safe work practices. We must familiarise ourselves with, and follow, health and safety policies and procedures set up within Gr33n Group.
Gr33n Group does its utmost to protect its employees, wherever they are working. Gr33n Group informs people of risks and sets out internal procedures to be followed, such as in the event of unstable political situations, criminal acts or health matters. We must be aware of updated information delivered by Gr33n Group particularly with regards to business travel.
Our responsibility is to treat others with respect. Gr33n Group aims to create an environment where employees feel comfortable to voice their opinions in a professional and constructive way. Gr33n Group does not tolerate any form of humiliation, harassment - sexual, physical or psychological –, coercion, bullying or other offensive conduct. All of us are required to comply with all laws and regulations forbidding any discrimination.
Green Ltd believes that diversity strengthens the company and seeks to recognise and value the differences between employees by building teams that reflect the markets and communities in which it operates. The recruitment process is exclusively based on the applicant’s experience, qualifications and skills, with remuneration solely determined on the basis of the contribution to the company.
Gr33n Group aims to promote personal development. One of the key tools to facilitate development is regular face-to-face interviews with our manager. These interviews help focus on required skills, achievements, development plan and career paths according to individual needs and aspirations, as well as business requirements. Training and collaborative ways of working also contribute to this process.
Gr33n Group respects the right of all of us to form and join trade unions and workers’ organisations to organise and bargain collectively. Gr33n Group respects the role and responsibilities of the social partners and commits to communicating and negotiating openly to address issues of collective interest.
Access to personal data shall be limited to those whose function and responsibility necessitates the handling of personal data. Gr33n Group does not communicate personal information to third parties, except to the extent necessary and allowed by applicable laws and regulations.
Gr33n Group has a responsibility to our global community to protect the environment. We must promote eco-efficiency in all of our business activities by striving to reduce the overall Gr33n Group carbon and global environmental footprint. Environmental protection and eco-efficiency will be conducted within the framework of Sustainable Development and supported by Sustainable Procurement practices. In addition, we must comply with all applicable laws and regulations wherever we do business. Lastly, all of us as employees are encouraged to contribute to this collective effort and more generally to adopt individual environment-friendly behaviours.
Donations to public-interest or private organisations on behalf of Gr33n Group may be permitted in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Decisions to engage the company in any donations to our communities or charities is subject to prior approval of Gr33n Group and must be properly recorded.
Political contributions are often subject to national laws and vary from country to country. Gr33n Group’s policy is not to make contributions, financial or in kind, to political parties or organisations, or to individual politicians. Gr33n Group respects the rights of its employees to participate as individuals in their community and civic affairs. This must be done at a personal level or through a Political Action Committee when permitted by law (such as in the US), in their own time and at their own expense, consistent with applicable laws. Employees need to carefully separate their own political activities from Gr33n Group activities and avoid any conflict of interest.