As part of the value it places on people, Akcoat accepts acting with social responsibility awareness in all its activities as one of the basic and unchangeable elements of its management approach. In addition to creating products and services with these social responsibility standards, this policy commits to give all rights of the employees arising from the standards within the framework of the law; to comply with occupational health and safety rules, to be sensitive to the environment, to establish an open and honest communication and to respect and value among employees.
Our Social Responsibility Policy includes the following elements:
- Legal Compliance
We comply with all legal liabilities relevant to our company.
Based upon the fact that all employees have equal rights, we make sure that there is no discrimination in recruitment, compensations, access to trainings, or promotions and that dismissal or retirement decisions are not based upon racial, religious, nationality, gender, or political discrimination.
- Salary System
Regular and overtime payments are made as dictated by the laws. The amount stated in the laws is accepted as the baseline and after evaluation of knowledge, skills and performance, salaries can be increased to improve employees’ living conditions.
- Working Hours
In determining the working hours, the applicable legal obligations are followed, and in overtime, the principle of volunteerism is complied with.
- Occupational Health and Safety
With occupational health and safety trainings, awareness is raised in employees and they are encouraged to participate in related practices. Improvement activities are continued in order to find and correct the deficiencies through risk analysis. The company strives to provide a healthy working environment for all its employees.
- Child Labor
We comply with all legal procedures and principles on child labor. People under the age of 18 are not employed.
- Forced and Compulsory Labor
Forced and compulsory labor is prohibited, and all work is voluntary based. Any verbal, physical or psychological harassment and violence that may tarnish employees’ personality and honor is avoided.
- Employment Contract (Employer Contracts)
The “Employment Contract and Personnel Regulation” is prepared between the company and the person to be employed, which includes the conditions offered to the candidate personnel in accordance with the workplace and the law. The Employment Contract and Personnel Regulations are signed by the employees who accept to start their duties.
- Management Systems
Social compliance, occupational health and safety, environmental management activities are regulated in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and customers' workplace behavior rules are respected. It is considered essential to establish a system that is sensitive to bribery and corruption, fair competition, is open to innovations, constantly sets new targets, improves working conditions in line with the interests of employees, customers and companies, and ensures its sustainability.
- Human Trafficking Policy
As Akcoat, we guarantee not to use slave labor and not to engage in human trafficking in line with the value we place on human beings, our ethical principles and the laws we must comply with.