Code of Conduct & Product Recycling
If you no longer have a need for a product you purchased from us you can mail it back to us and we will reuse and/or recycle any materials we are able to.
Code of Conduct
Corporate Social Responsibility
The company understands that corporate social responsibility extends to our entire supply chain. This encompasses not only the products and services supplied but also the human rights, ethics and social practices of our company and its suppliers.
One goal of the corporate social responsibility procurement program is to build partnerships with like-minded organizations by actively seeking out business partners who are the most environmentally and workforce friendly.
Forced Labor: The company and its suppliers shall employ all employees under their own free will with no one being subjected to bonded or forced labor. This policy applies to not only the supplier’s business operations but also those of their supplier network with which the company conducts its business.
Child Labor: The company and its suppliers shall not employ any people under the minimum legal working age of the country in which they work.
Responsible Environmental Impact: The company and its suppliers shall produce measurable environmental impact reports and conduct ongoing efforts to reduce environmental pollution while increasing sustainability.
Tekni LLC will not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, disability or any other protected class.
The company is committed to operating in an environmentally responsible manner, from the provision of products and services, to the operation of its offices and facilities, selection of suppliers and other business activities.
Our authorized facilities must comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations as well as self-directed commitments to sustainable practices and environmental protection.
The company may make charitable contributions to causes and organizations that are not politically affiliated.
Health and Safety
The company conducts business in accordance with applicable health and safety requirements and strives for continuous improvement in its health and safety policies and procedures.
All employees are expected to perform their work in compliance with applicable health and safety laws, regulations, policies and procedures and apply safe work practices at all times in all locations.
Applicable safety and health requirements must be communicated to visitors, customers or contractors at any company location.
Employees are required to immediately report workplace injuries, illnesses or unsafe conditions, including “near-misses.”
Treat all fellow employees, customers, business partners and other stakeholders with dignity and respect at all times.
We will not tolerate any type of harassment. Any type of harassment, including physical, sexual, verbal or other, is prohibited and can result in disciplinary action up to, and including, termination.
Harassment can include actions, language, written words or objects that create an intimidating or hostile work environment, such as:
- Yelling at or humiliating someone
- Physical violence or intimidation
- Unwanted sexual advances, invitations or comments
- Visual displays such as derogatory or sexually-oriented pictures or gestures
- Physical conduct including assault or unwanted touching
- Threats or demands to submit to sexual requests as a condition of employment or to avoid negative consequences
The company and its employees maintain the confidentiality of all proprietary information. Proprietary information includes all non-public information that might be harmful to the company and its customers and business partners if disclosed.
Confidential information can include:
- Customer lists
- Supplier lists
- Pricing information
- Terms of contracts
- Company policies and procedures
- Financial statements
- Marketing plans and strategies
- Trade secrets
- Any other information that could damage the company or its customers or suppliers if it was disclosed
Ethical Principles and Core Values
- Respect for others
- Obedience to the law
- Commitment to the code
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
We recognize and respect the right of our employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining. We do not interfere with the formation or activities of trade unions or workers' associations, and we ensure that our employees have the right to join or form unions of their choice. We also recognize and respect the right of workers to bargain collectively with management over working conditions, wages, benefits, and other employment-related matters.
We are committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical and sustainable manufacturing practices. To demonstrate this commitment, we periodically benchmark our manufacturing code of conduct against the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code and take action to align with its principles and requirements."
By regularly benchmarking your manufacturing code of conduct against industry standards such as the ETI Base Code, you can ensure that your brand is upholding the highest standards of ethical and sustainable manufacturing practices.