Microdata Telecom Procurement Policy
The objective of this Policy is to inform and set out the standards that we expect our suppliers to achieve, and which we expect them to promote within their own supply chains.
- The highest standards of integrity are to be upheld in all business interactions. Participants shall have a zero tolerance policy to prohibit any and all forms of bribery, corruption, extortion and embezzlement. All business dealings should be transparently performed and accurately reflected on Participant’s business books and records.
- Confidential and nonpublic information including Intellectually Proprietary Rights (IPR) of Microdata Telecom should not be disclosed without a valid business purpose and proper authorization.
- Conflict minerals are minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuses. Suppliers who manufacture components, parts, or products containing conflicts minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten, and/or gold) must be committed of sourcing those materials from environmentally and socially responsible sources only.
- The law is applied
- Employment is freely chosen
- Freedom of Association and the right to collective bargaining are respected
- Working conditions are safe and healthy
- Child labor is eliminated
- Living wages are paid
- Working hours are not excessive
- No discrimination is practiced
- Regular employment is provided
- No harsh or inhumane treatment or harassment is allowed
- The environment is of increasing concern globally and Microdata Telecom Group expects its suppliers to act responsibly in this respect. Our suppliers must comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations in the country of operation.
- Health and Safety Standards
- Comply with all relevant international, national and local regulations.
- Provide a safe and healthy working environment.
- Ensure their activities do not put at risk company employees and others.
Provide training instruction and supervision to enable their staff to work safely and efficiently.
- Take precautions to prevent accidents and incidents.
Provide suitable and adequate welfare facilities for their staff.
Have programs in place for improving health and safety performance.
- Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement.