Code of Conduct

Preamble

This Code of Conduct determines the requirements which we make to ourselves and all our employees obligingly. These values, principles and methods of action also apply to all our suppliers.

Laws and other compliance obligations

The applicable laws and compliance obligations shall be complied with in all business decisions and actions which are relevant to us.

Briberv and corruption

Any form of corruption, bribery or the granting of benefits which may be used to influence decisions is prohibited.

Forced Labour

All forms of forced and compulsory labour are not tolerated by us.

Child labour and youth employment

Child employment as well as any exploitation of children and youngsters is prohibited. The minimum age for admission to employment must not be less than the age at which compulsory schooling ends, and under no circumstances less than 15 years. National Standards for the protection of children and adolescents must be observed. In particular, young people up to the age of 18 must not be exposed to dangerous, unsafe or unhealthy situations.

Hours of work

The maximum permissible weekly working time according to national legislation applies. Employees shall have at least one free day after six consecutive working days, unless special business requirements require a derogation. If applicable national laws or applicable collective bargaining regulations do not stipulate a lower maximum working time, the regular working time may not exceed 48 hours per week plus a maximum of 12 overtime hours.

Compensation

Wages, including extra hours and special achievements correspond to the level of the valid laws and regulations or are higher.

Non-discrimination

Any discrimination against employees is prohibited. Equal opportunities and equal treatment of employees must be promoted. In particular, any distinction, exclusion or preference on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religious conviction, political opinion, physical or mental disability, ethnic, national or social origin, nationality, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics is prohibited.

Health and safetv

Care must be taken to ensure a safe and healthy work environment in order to avoid accidents at work, occupational diseases and impairments of health that may arise in connection with the activity. Our employees are regularly informed and trained about the applicable health and safety standards as well as safety measures.

Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining

ORAFOL respects the right of the employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

Environment

Environmental protection is a particular concern. Therefore, ORAFOL places big value on precautionary actions to held environmental risks and negative effects on the environment as low as possible. We ensure that all applicable national and international environmental laws, regulations and standards are respected and support the use of modern, efficient and environmentally friendly technologies.