Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2022/09/19
Time period
  • September 2021  –  September 2023
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • 16.09.2022

    To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that EAF Accreditation Foundation (EAF) reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations
    Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

    In this annual Communication on Progress, we describe our actions to continually improve the integration of the
    Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations. We also commit to sharing
    this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication.

    Sincerely yours,

    Nur Hilal Yenice
    Director

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • The human rights policy sets out how our company respects human rights by having policies and processes in place to identify, prevent, mitigate and account for how it addresses its adverse human rights impacts. Human rights are the basic freedoms believed to be inherent to all people. We support The Universal Declaration focuses on dignity, respect and equality, without discrimination.

    Our company policy is to;
    - Use company resources to provide and enhance human rights education,
    - Support the establishment or enforcement of well-ordered social and political institutions,
    - Encourage transparency, and safeguard a free press.
    - Making our business partners and suppliers to know and adhere the Global Compact principles on Human Rights

    We use the risk assesment based from the main risks and impacts below;
    – User interests, motivations and incentives: Is it in the interests of users to use or misuse the product, service or solution in ways that may pose risks
    – User’s technological know-how and capability: Does the user’s know-how (or lack of it) alter the likelihood that the use-case and adverse impacts identified will occur? Are there any existing technical barriers (e.g. access to computing power) that will make the use-case unlikely in practice?
    – Local policy and laws: Are there government policies and laws that will make the use-case more of less likely to occur in practice?

    For the upcoming year, we aim to;
    - Improve our policy about human rights
    - Develop effective, accountable and transparent laws at all levels.
    - Promote and enforce non- discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • - Ensuring employees work in safe, convenient and hygienic work environments
    - Protecting employees from physical, verbal, sexual or psychological harassment, abuse or threats in the workplace
    - Harmful or threatening to human life and health during production, use or disposal of products take measures to eliminate components, designs, defects or side effects that may

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • - Staff and managers who know their rights and always respect the rights of others as well as their own.
    - Effective use of the budget allocated to donate to charities.
    - Top management periodically reviews and evaluates the results.
    - Evaluation of the results of external audits of Human Rights performance

Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • Labour law aims to correct the imbalance of power between the worker and the employer; to prevent the employer from dismissing the worker without good cause; to set up and preserve the processes by which workers are recognized as 'equal' partners in negotiations about their working conditions etc.
    Labour law aims to prevent a race to the bottom by placing restrictions on the contracting partners’ freedom to contract on whatever terms they wish, and setting minimum standards over safety and pay.

    Our company policy is to;
    - Provide minimum Wage, Regular and timely payment of wages, Overtime compensation, Compensation for night work, weekend work and holiday work
    - Health and Safety at Work; Safe workplace, Provision of free protective equipment, Safety training, Labour inspection esp. Occupational safety and health related
    - Sickness and Employment Injury; Paid sick leave, Access to free medical care, Employment security during illness, Work injury/disability benefit/survivors’ benefits
    - Equal pay for work of equal value, sexual harassment laws, Equal treatment in employment and prohibition of discrimination on any grounds, Occupational segregation/Right to choose one’s occupation
    - Minimum age for employment, Minimum age for hazardous work

    We use the risk assesment based from the main risks and impacts below;
    - Transparency
    - Effective and timely response to complaints
    - Children protection from work that is dangerous and may harm their health or education as well as any activities that harm their development.

    For the upcoming year, we aim to;
    - Keep giving timely and effective response to complaints,
    - Improve staff salaries every year, and a few times in a year if needed

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • - Ensuring that the company does not employ employees in any form of forced or binding
    - Complying with minimum wage standards
    - Ensuring that employment-related decisions are taken in accordance with relevant and objective criteria.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • - The social life and work life balance of the personnel is maintained effectively.
    - Making the improvements in the salary of the personnel feel good in material and moral terms
    - Ensuring the right of the personnel to join the union, strike and association

Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • Environmental protection refers to any activity to maintain or restore the quality of environmental media through preventing the emission of pollutants or reducing the presence of polluting substances in environmental media.

    Our company policy is to;
    - Protect the environment from harms that causes global warming, natural disasters, polluted air, water and soil, species extinction, crop failures
    - Contribute to the recycling of materials such as paper, plastic, glass etc.
    - Avoiding the use of chemicals that will pollute the soil, water and air
    - Donate to organizations working on behalf of nature

    We use the risk assesment based from the main risks and impacts below;
    - Consider the environmental impact of the use of certain substances in food, feed and plant protection products or the introduction and spread of plant pests
    - Outline the health risks associated with exposure to environmental pollutants
    - Provide justification for action to remove or eliminate contamination
    - Consider the risks on chemical spills, dust, offensive odours, as well as unwanted noise and vibration.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • - To prevent damage to the environment by regular maintenance of production processes and environmental protection system (air pollution control, waste, water treatment systems, etc.).
    - Ensure that emergency procedures are in place to prevent and deal with accidents affecting the environment and human health
    - Minimizing the use of chemicals and other dangerous substances and ensuring that they are stored safely

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • - An effective increase in avoiding the use of polluting chemicals
    - The positive results of the activities carried out to prevent noise pollution
    - Achieving the purpose of the budget allocated to contribute to the institutions working for the environment and nature

Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • Corruption suppresses economic growth by driving up costs, and undermines the sustainable management of the environment and natural resources. It breaches fundamental human rights, exacerbates poverty and increases inequality by diverting funds from health care, education and other essential services. It affects the entire supply chain, as it distorts markets, undermines competition, and increases costs to firms. It prevents a fair and efficient private sector, reduces the quality of products and services, and leads to missed business opportunities. Our company recognizes the importance of anti-corruption and intends to operate business with good morals and under good corporate governance framework as well as adhere to the Code of Business Ethics. Also, our company takes responsible for the society, environment and all stakeholders by conducting transparent and fair business which can be auditable.

    Our company policy is to;
    - The company’s personnel must not claim, process or accept the corruption in all forms, directly or indirectly for the benefit of the organization myself, parent, fellow and acquaintance,
    - The benefit of the organization covers all businesses in all countries and agencies related to the company.
    - The company must regularly review the compliance with the Anti-Corruption Policy as well as business guidelines and rules to ensure they are in line with changes in business, rules, regulations and laws.
    - Any acts which support or involve in corruption will be punished as stipulated by the company.

    We use the risk assesment based from the main risks and impacts below;
    - Fiduciary risks (because of fraud or theft).
    - Legal risks (when violating laws).
    - Safety risks (increasing the likelihood of accidents or illness).
    - Operational risks (viability to achieve objectives).
    - Information risks (hiding or withholding important data).
    - Reputational risks

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • - Assessing the risk of corruption in business
    - Include "anti-corruption" and/or "ethical behavior" statements in contracts with business partners
    - Ensuring that internal procedures support the company's commitment to anti-corruption

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • - Increasing the laws and scurity rules to prevent fraud or theft
    - Providing opportunities to prevent increasing the likelihood of accidents or illness
    - Decreasing the operational risks that may vause the prevent to achieve objectives
    - Increasing the security hiding or withholding important data at the targeted level