Fecc Ethical and Business Principles
The Ethical and Business Principles (hereafter – the Principles) is a voluntary initiative of the undersigned companies (hereafter – the Companies) that intend to demonstrate their commitment to conducting business in an ethical manner.
The Companies are committed to promote and comply with the EU competition legislation. All employees of the Companies will act in accordance with any national competition laws and regulations that apply to the business activities of the Companies.
The Companies apply the principles of fairness and honesty in its dealings with customers and suppliers. No business will be conducted with business partners or state authorities who practice illegal activities.
HONESTY, INCORRUPTIBILITY AND JUSTICE
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND, RESPONSIBILITY FOR HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT
The Companies will promote and implement the principles of sustainable development in their operations by:
- adding to the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) knowledge of their employees
- implementing legislation which relates to the protection of HSE
- cooperating with customers and suppliers to avoid HSE damage
In recognition of the Joint Responsible Care/Responsible Distribution (RC/RD) Programme of the International Chemical Trade Association (ICTA), the Companies affirm their commitment to Sustainable Development and to the Guiding Principles outlined in the RC/RD ICTA Joint Programme.
THE PRINCIPLES APPLYING TO THE SUPPLIERS
The Companies expect their suppliers and subcontractors to comply with similar ethical and business principles.
This document provides only summaries and some highlights of the policies and minimum standards which are particularly important to the Companies. Additional policies, procedures and standards remain valid. The Fecc Ethical and Business Principles do not endow any rights upon any party.