1. Work and Human Rights
CRANBOURN® promotes the principle of work as a free choice by an individual.
Our Suppliers are required to comply with the labour laws and the regulations in force in their respective countries and with the following provisos considered by the Company to be of fundamental importance. Our suppliers are required to respect human rights, including workers’ rights, in their businesses and transactions, recognising without distinction the freedom and equality in dignity and rights of all human beings, as enshrined in the International Bill of Rights and the Fundamental Conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The Company encourages recipients to adopt and promote internal mechanisms and tools to ensure that their employees can report actual or suspected human rights violations. Please also refer to our Diversity & Inclusion and Anti-Slavery Policy policies.
1.1. Forced Labour
Our Suppliers shall condemn and refrain from all forms and types of forced, compulsory, and exploitative labour, including labour without a work permit, and labour under threat and/or punishment.
Our Suppliers are required to comply with applicable legislation to punish illegal, clandestine, and undeclared work.
1.2. Child Labour
Our Suppliers are required to condemn and refrain from any form of child labour, in line with applicable legislation, relevant ILO Conventions and the International Convention on the Rights of the Child.
No child may work for and/or on behalf of our Suppliers unless he or she has completed the period of compulsory education and has reached the age of 16, subject to any relevant exceptions provided under applicable laws and regulations. Children under the age of 18 should not work at night or be exposed to dangerous activities.
1.3. Harassment and Abuse
Our Suppliers shall treat their employees with respect and dignity, with no tolerance for any
kind of corporal punishment, psychological or physical harassment or any other kind of abuse.
1.4. Salaries and Benefits
Our Suppliers are required to remunerate their employees and collaborators in accordance
with applicable legal and regulatory provisos in addition to any collective agreements adopted.
Pay provided to employees must be appropriate to ensure that basic needs are met and that living standards respect the dignity of the individual.
Our Suppliers are required to grant all employees the benefits provided for in collective bargaining, company agreements and any other applicable individual or collective agreements.
Our Suppliers shall refrain from any form of discrimination against their employees and staff.
Our Suppliers shall ensure that there is no discrimination in hiring, access to training, promotion, or termination, based on sex, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, political opinion, nationality, or social and ethnic origin.
1.6. Freedom of Association
Our Suppliers shall respect and recognise the right of each employee to bargain collectively to create or join a trade union of their choice without incurring any sanctions, discrimination, or harassment.
1.7. Working Hours
Regarding working hours, our Suppliers shall comply with the limits set by the laws of the country of production and shall not impose excessive overtime. The total number of hours worked per week shall not exceed 48 (forty-eight) hours, including all overtime, and there shall be at least one day of rest every seven days or, in any case, the maximum established by the laws in force in the country.
1.8. Health and Safety
Our Suppliers are required to provide their workers with a safe and healthy working environment to avoid accidents or injuries, including those related to working with machinery.
Our Suppliers shall have systems in place to detect, avoid or eliminate any threat to the health and safety of their employees, by local and international regulations and laws currently in force.