SA 8000 Policy

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY

Our company who acts with principle of “PEOPLE FIRST” in every stage of its processes has established the following policies as foundation of its management.

  • 01 - COMPLIENCE WITH LAWS AND OTHER LIABILITIES

    We fulfil requirements of laws, legislations and regulations, ILO agreements, BM agreements and voluntarily meet requirements of SA 8000 Standard.

  • 02 - PREVENTION OF EMPLOYMENT BY FORCE

    We don’t employ workers bound by contract or by force against their will.

  • 03 - PREVENTION OF EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN WORKERS

    We comply with principle of not employing children and young workers. We carry out target studies to promote children to go to school and receive education.

  • 04 - DISCIPLINE / PREVENTION OF ILL TREATMENT AND ABUSE

    We respect personality and dignity of employees. We do not allow verbal, physical or physiological abuse or repression. We apply labour law no 4857 and matters are taken to our discipline committee to be handled within framework of collective bargaining agreement.

  • 05 - DEFINING WORKING HOURS

    We abide by laws, legislations and regulations in force when defining working hours

  • 06 - FEES AND REMUNERATIONS

    We make remuneration payments required by law and collective bargaining agreements and provide social helps defined in collective bargaining agreements.

  • 07- PREVENTION OF DISCRIMINATION

    We employ people not by discriminating by race, language, ethnic background, political view, colour, pregnancy, age, marital status and sex but based on their skills to do work. Also, we apply fees, social helps and promotions without any discrimination.

  • 08 - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (OHS)

    We take as a base “proactive approach” based on risk analysis. We apply a working system that gives particular importance to enabling our employees to participate in OHS applications and prioritize employee’s general health.

  • 09 - RIGHT OF ORGANIZATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGANING

    We respect workers right to do collective bargaining

  • 10 - PREVENTION OF ENVIROMENTAL POLLUTION

    We apply environmental regulations in force. Based on size of environment and effect assessment we try to prevent environmental pollution and to reduce pollution in its source. We apply ISO-14001 Environmental Management System.

  • 11- WORKING WITH SUPPLIERS

    We target to assess “social responsibility” activities of our suppliers, to monitor results of these assessment by action plans and to gradually increase their responsibility levels.

SUPPLEMANTARY STATEMENTS

  • To increase “social responsibility” consciousness of the organization and to create awareness we use communication tools and apply training programs.
  • We plan target studies and projects for “continuous improvement” of social responsibility system.
  • SA 8000 Management System, is applied in integration with other management systems (ISO-14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO-9001 etc.).
  • SA 8000 Management System policies are under the commitment of the Management.