CODE OF CONDUCT
Shared responsibility along the supply chain
All BOXEXPERT employees and managers are committed to socially responsible corporate governance. The following principles are a major part of our corporate mission statement and reflect our values and principles. We work along the entire supply chain towards the following principles in the areas of working conditions, social standards, competitive conditions, ethical principles and transparency. We see this as our social obligation and set these standards for all partners with whom we cooperate.
BOXEXPERT conducts its business correctly and according to best business practice. We keep the books correctly. BOXEXPERT will in no case collaborate in any kind of fiscal or environmental crime.
2. Compliance with laws
BOXEXPERT supports human rights and related international agreements. BOXEXPERT fully and actively complies with the laws and regulations in force in the countries where BOXEXPERT does business, including those of the ILO and UN. This includes laws against unfair competition.
3. Bribery and corruption
BOXEXPERT does not offer, promise, solicit, demand, or accept bribes or other improper benefits for the purpose of retaining a client, securing a deal, or influencing the decisions or activities of a government agency. BOXEXPERT always behaves in a way that is based on fairness and compliance with the applicable national and international standards.
4. Customer relations
BOXEXPERT wins the trust of its customers by guaranteeing them quality. BOXEXPERT always strives to offer competitive services and products on the national and international markets in order to create value for its customers. BOXEXPERT informs its customers and suppliers about the code of conduct.
5. Relations with employees
BOXEXPERT actively works to create a good work environment to reduce employee absenteeism due to illness, work-related accidents, work-related injuries and drug addictions. BOXEXPERT offers a company medical service. Violence, threats, aggressive behavior, bullying, insults and similar behaviors will not be tolerated in the workplace.
6. Freedom of association for employees
BOXEXPERT respects the right of employees to form works councils or to become members of such employee representative bodies.
7. Child labour
BOXEXPERT does not tolerate child labour or any exploitation of children and young people. The minimum age for employment at BOXEXPERT is 15 years. Suppliers are expected not to employ youth under the age of 15.
8. Forced labour
BOXEXPERT does not tolerate forced labour within the group of companies or among its business partners.
BOXEXPERT provides fair working conditions and opportunities to all employees; without distinction or discrimination based on gender, ethnic origin, age, disability, religious or sexual orientation. BOXEXPERT does not accept any form of political, religious or any other kind of propaganda in the workplace.
10. Documentation employment relationship, remuneration
BOXEXPERT concludes written employment contracts with the employees. These include the applicable labour and social security standards. BOXEXPERT guarantees that the wages paid to the employees correspond to the usual or legal minimum wage in the industry. As a rule, working hours should not exceed 40 hours per week. Working hours shall comply with applicable law and relevant ILO regulations, whichever is stricter. The employee can reject overtime. After 6 days of work, a full day off must be granted.
11. Improvement of environmental protection
BOXEXPERT has developed an action plan to measure and improve the effectiveness of the company's immission and emission reductions and resource consumption.
12. Relations with other actors
BOXEXPERT expects all suppliers to meet the above requirements. When BOXEXPERT evaluates and selects suppliers, subcontractors and partners, it is an important criterion to meet the requirements of the Code of Conduct.