Communication with or on behalf of SUN AUTOMATION (including electronic and via social media) must be appropriate for the intended audience: not contain any offensive or harassing language; and not contain any language or information that violates any laws, rules or regulations.
RESPONSIBLE SOURCING OF MATERIALS:
SUN AUTOMATION is committed to supporting responsible sourcing of its materials from our Suppliers that share our values around human rights and environmental responsibility. We are committed to complying with the requirement set forth in the final rule regarding the use of “Conflict Minerals” under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and the related rules and regulations issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
TRADEMARK AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
ANTITRUST AND FAIR COMPETITION:
Our Suppliers must comply with applicable laws, regulations and standards of fair business, advertising and competition.
Our Suppliers are expected to conduct their business operations in ways that minimize their impact on natural resources and protect the environment, customers, and employees. International, federal, state and local environmental laws, rules and regulations should guide all efforts aimed at minimizing the emission, generation, discharge and disposal of hazardous materials and other waste. At a minimum, our Suppliers must make decisions that comply with all laws, rules and regulations relating to air emissions, water discharges, toxic substances and hazardous waste disposal.
HUMAN RIGHTS/SAFE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT:
SUN AUTOMATION Suppliers must uphold the highest standards of human rights, by conducting their business activities in a manner that respects human rights as set out in The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our Suppliers must comply with all applicable laws rules and regulations, including those governing the manufacture of our products, safety, employment, labor and the environment.
Suppliers are responsible for protecting the confidential, private and proprietary nature of SUN AUTOMATION’s information, which must be used for our business purposes only and be used consistently with the confidentiality terms set forth in our confidentiality and Non-disclosure agreements.
Our Suppliers must follow and respect employment laws, rules and regulations wherever they operate in the world, including international labor standards and laws, rules and regulations governing freedom of expression, rights of association, privacy and equal opportunity. Suppliers must promote and maintain a workplace free from discrimination, and treat employees with fairness, dignity and respect without any form of physical, sexual, psychological or verbal abuse or harassment.
NO CHILD LABOR:
Suppliers must not use workers who are under the age of 16, or under the applicable minimum age for completion of compulsory education, or under the minimum age for employment in any particular country, whichever is the highest. Additionally, a Supplier must comply with all applicable child labor laws, rules and regulations and maintain official records relating to its workers’ employment, including verification of workers’ birth date.
WAGES AND BENEFITS:
Wages and benefits provided to workers must be in compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
NO FORCED LABOR:
We do not use, nor do we allow any of our Suppliers to use, any form of slave, forced, bonded, indentured or involuntary labor, regardless of local business customers. Our Suppliers will not engage in human trafficking or exploitation, or import goods tainted by slavery or human trafficking.
SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Suppliers must provide a safe working environment that promotes accident prevention, minimizes exposure to health risks, and complies with environmental laws, rules and regulations.
REPORTING A POTENTIAL VIOLATION OF THE SUPPLIER CODE OF CONDUCT:
If you have information about a violation (or potential violation) of this Supplier Code of Conduct, you have a responsibility to report it. No action will be taken against the reporter as a result of reporting misconduct or raising an ethical issue in good faith. This includes reporting information about the potential misconduct of a SUN AUTOMATION employee. If allowable in the country where the report is lodged, the report can be made anonymously.
Concerns can be raised with your SUN AUTOMATION representative. Patricia Carner, Director of Supply Chain & Operations 1 410 472 2900 x117 or calling SUN AUTOMATION main phone line 1 410 472 2900 and contacting Human Resources.