Our social responsibilities
At DASSY, our social responsibilities and ethical approach are firmly rooted in our corporate values. Therefore, beside complying with all relevant legislation we seek to go beyond that to ensure that the working environment within all areas of our business protects the human rights of our employees, embraces diversity and offers fairness and equality in every respect.
SD EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2019
The gold award for “Social Dialogue & Workplace Cooperation” that our production centre received at the SD Excellence Awards recognizes and rewards our efforts to encourage social dialogue in the workplace and to maintain strong and consistent employee relations.
Since 2014, DASSY Europe bv is a member of amfori (former Foreign Trade Association), the leading global business association of European and international trade. As part of our participation in the amfori BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative), we work with other actors in the supply chain to ensure safe and fair working conditions.
In accordance with the 11 principles of the amfori BSCI code of conduct the working conditions in our entire supply chain are continuously evaluated and – where necessary – optimized. And with result. The most recent amfori BSCI audit carried out at the DASSY production facility yielded an overall A rating. The highest rating possible.
LAW AND REGULATIONS
We comply with all national and local laws and regulations applying to our business activities, and beyond that, we aim to act ethically in everything we do.
RESPECTING HUMAN RIGHTS
With reference to the general principles outlined in a number of international human rights instruments, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we respect human rights and require our suppliers to do the same.
Child labor is considered unacceptable. Nor do we accept any forms of forced labour or exploitation.
DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND FAIR EMPLOYMENT
We take a clear stand against all forms of discrimination and regard our diversity as an asset. We are committed to create a working environment where all employees are included, treated with dignity and respect and are granted career prospects through equal opportunities.
FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION AND EXPRESSION
Employees have the right to form or join associations of their own choosing and to bargain collectively. Employee freedom of expression is a fundamental part of our company’s open communication environment. Employees are encouraged to voice their concerns freely whereupon management equally acts upon their expressions.
INTEGRITY AT WORK
As one of our company values, acting with integrity is stressed in every aspect of our work. We do not accept bribes, kickbacks or try to compete by engaging in unethical or illegal practices.