2. social responsibility of our business partners
We are convinced that the assumption of social responsibility is an essential factor for the sustainable success of a company and thus an indispensable component of value-oriented corporate management. We therefore expect our business partners to act in accordance with the following principles:
Our business partners respect recognized human rights.
Child labour and forced labour:
Our business partners strictly reject child labour and comply with the applicable regulations on the prohibition of child labour. In addition, our business partners do not tolerate any form of forced labour.
Our business partners promote diversity within the company and do not tolerate discrimination in the employment of employees.
Freedom of assembly:
The business partners of the STF Group recognise the laws applicable to them on freedom of assembly and the formation of interest groups and stand up for the protection of the rights of their employees guaranteed therein in their business units.
The safety of people has top priority and is one of the central values of our business partners. Together with their employees, our business partners ensure a safe working environment and safety-related qualifications as well as the safety of their products and services.
Occupational health and safety:
Through consistent, preventive occupational health and safety, our business partners avert personal hazards and support the health of their employees through appropriate working conditions. For our business partners, the safety of their employees is a central requirement of their entrepreneurial actions.
Our business partners comply with the environmental standards applicable to them and are committed to the principles of sustainable management and to environmental protection as an entrepreneurial value parameter.
Terms and conditions of employment:
The applicable laws and agreements with their social partners are complied with by our business partners. Our business partners pay their employees reasonable wages.
Our business partners observe all applicable laws for the protection of personal data, in particular of employees, business partners and customers.