The werba Code of Conduct
Our code of conduct defines the principles to which our suppliers and all our werba employees must adhere. We convince in competition by reliability and quality of our services and not by price fixing, corruption or other intolerable measures.
1. Quality Assurance
Quality is our goal. To improve our performance and achieve the highest possible quality.
2. Human Rights and Working Conditions
Human dignity, respect for personal rights and privacy are of utmost importance to us. We respect different cultural, ethical and religious backgrounds and are committed treat everyone equal, regardless of age, disability, skin color, sexual identity, gender and ideology.
Honesty and integrity towards with our business partners and employees is common practise.
3. Leadership and Personal Responsibility
We make business decisions based on factual and economic arguments and not on other, unobjective motives.
Our employees are the foundation of our success. We treat each other with dignity and respect and expect all employees in the company to act responsible.
We hire competent and motivated employees who respect our values. We protect the privacy of our employees and do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.
4. Health and Safety in the Workplace
We are committed to prevent work-related accidents, injuries and illnesses in order to protect our employees and contractors, as well as everyone involved along the value chain.
We acknowledge and require the active commitment of each individual to a safe and healthy working environment. It is the managers responsibility to ensure that adequate procedures and safeguards are taken to ensure health and safety at the workplace. The employment of children under the age of 15 is prohibited at werba print u. display gmbh & co. kg.
5. Supplier Relations
The following basic principles must be observed by our suppliers:
Compliance with applicable laws
Prohibition of discrimination
Renunciation of corruption
Compliance with human rights
No child labor
No forced labor
Guarantee of health and safety protection for employees
Promotion of environmental protection
We are committed to environmentally friendly business methods.
Therefore, we pay attention to a responsible, ecological handling of energy, water and materials.
7. Consequences of Non-compliance
Non-compliance with the principles may damage our reputation and competitiveness and may result in disciplinary action as well as civil and criminal penalties.
If we become aware of a violation, we will immediately report it to the appropriate authorities. All disclosures may be made by name or completely anonymous and will be treated strictly confidential.
Even if a suspicion turns out to be unfounded, we do not have to fear repression if we have reported a violation in good faith.
8. Do you have any questions?
If you have any questions about our Code of Conduct or other compliance-related topics, the Corporate Compliance Office is available to help. The contact details are:
werba print & display GmbH
Am Froschbächle 23
77815 Bühl (Germany)
Compliance Office +49 7223 98 64 13
Stand: March 2013