As a general rule Duni sites must operate in full compliance with the national laws in the respective countries. Duni's social responsibility can however have requirements exceeding the requirements of the national law.
Duni sites must follow all national laws and regulations as well as ILO conventions 138 and 182 regarding minimum age and applicable types of work.
ILO = International Labor Organization
- Duni may not use or permit physical violence, psychological force or any form of non-physical ill-treatment, including threats of violence, sexual harassment or other verbal ill-treatment.
- A clean production environment is important for the workers’ well-being and for the quality of the manufactured products.
- All facilities must be well-ventilated to ensure the adequate circulation of air and temperature. The lighting must be adequate for the performance of work at all times of the day.
- Clean sanitary facilities must be available throughout the working hours and be accessible without unreasonable restrictions on their use.
All production and administrative facilities must have employee's safety as priority at all times. Applicable local law and regulations with regard to safety at work must be observed and documented. For example, see the points below:
- There must be sufficient and clearly marked exits allowing an evacuation in case of an emergency. The exits must be kept free from obstructing objects and be unlocked or a key must be accessible to all at all times.
- An evacuation plan must be displayed. Evacuation drills must be carried out.
- Fire extinguishers must be regularly maintained and kept visible and accessible to all staff.
- First aid equipment must be available.
- Machinery must be equipped with operational safety devices and maintained on a regular basis. Personal protective equipment must be available when needed.
- Hazardous materials must be stored in secure and ventilated areas.
The following conventions must be observed, which state, among other things, the following:
- ILO conventions 29 and 105 which state, among other things, that the production facility must not use involuntary or uncompensated labor of any kind, including prison labor
- ILO conventions 100 and 111 which state that if foreign contract workers are hired, they must not be required to remain employed for any time of period against their own will. The respective facility must pay any recruitment fees and other commissions to the recruitment agency
- ILO conventions 100 and 111 which state, among other things, that no employee may be discriminated because of race, color, gender, nationality, religion or ethnic background.
- ILO conventions 87 and 98 which state, among other things, that all employees should be free to join associations of their own choosing, and the respective facility must not interfere with employees who wish to lawfully and peacefully organize or bargain collectively. The decision to organize or not must be solely a decision by the employees.