Business Ethics Charter

Dietsmann operates in accordance with an ethical business charter related to its values as stated in its Business Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy and strives to promote good practices within its sphere of direct influence in conformance with the ten United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) principles based on The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, The International Labor Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and The United Nations Convention Against Corruption.

Dietsmann is committed to:

  • Never using or supporting child labor and/or forced labor.
  • Opposing any form of discrimination or harassment and promoting diversity and mutual respect in the workplace. The use of corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion, or verbal abuse is strictly prohibited.
  • Ensuring equal opportunity and freedom of association and promoting personal and professional development.
  • Complying with applicable laws on working hours and ensuring that wages comply with applicable (local) regulations and meet the basic needs for living.
  • Involving all required means to provide a healthy, safe and secure workplace environment.
  • Operating in accordance with its main stakeholders’ expectations including those related to society and the natural environment and implementing a responsible use of material resources with the aim of achieving sustainable growth that respects the environment and the rights of future generations.
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of employees’ and customers’ data.
  • Complying with international trade laws, immigration laws and regulations.
  • Ensuring every employee feels responsible for applying and promoting Dietsmann’s Business Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy within the Dietsmann sphere of influence.
  • Encouraging proactive behavior: each one of us shall remain vigilant and report any violation of fundamentals rights and ethics principles following our “up-stream communication” procedure.
  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate procedures for the evaluation and selection of business partners based on their commitment to ethical, social and environmental accountability and their involvement in imposing this commitment on their own business partners.
  • Ensuring good governance management.