Ethical code of conduct
Neck on the Line Jewellery Limited Ethical Code of Conduct
ETI Base Code Foundation: Our ethical code of conduct is based on the ETI base code. It sets out the worldwide standards of labor expected and practiced by Neck on the Line Jewellery Limited and our suppliers. We are committed to upholding these principles and ensuring fair and ethical treatment of workers across our supply chain.
1. Integrity and Honesty: We, at Neck on the Line Jewellery Limited, uphold the highest standards of integrity and honesty in all our business dealings. We are committed to being truthful, transparent, and maintaining the trust of our stakeholders.
2. Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion: At Neck on the Line Jewellery Limited, we thrive on diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and ideas. Our commitment to respect, diversity, and inclusion is integral to who we are, fostering innovation and equal opportunities. Discrimination has no place here.
3. Fairness and Equality: We ensure fairness and equality in all aspects of our business, including hiring, promotions, remuneration, and opportunities. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse work environment where every employee feels valued, respected, and empowered to express themselves authentically.
4. Legal Compliance: We comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards. We operate within the boundaries of the law and engage in ethical business practices at all times.
5. Confidentiality and Privacy: We respect the confidentiality of sensitive information belonging to our customers, employees, partners, and the company. We prioritize the protection of privacy and handle data responsibly.
6. Environmental Responsibility: We are committed to minimizing our environmental impact by promoting sustainability, responsible resource usage, and eco-friendly practices throughout our operations.
7. Customer Focus: Our customers' satisfaction and well-being are paramount. We deliver high-quality products/services, provide accurate information, and promptly address customer concerns and feedback.
8. Employee Well-being: We prioritize the health, safety, and well-being of our employees. We provide a supportive work environment, opportunities for professional growth, and work-life balance.
9. Anti-Corruption and Bribery: We recognize the importance of the Bribery Act 2010 and unequivocally reject all forms of corruption, bribery, and unethical practices. We do not offer or accept improper advantages to gain business or personal benefits.
10. Supplier and Partner Relationships: We select partners and suppliers who share our ethical values and standards. We foster mutually beneficial relationships based on trust, fairness, and respect.
11. No Suppliers from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR): We affirm that we do not engage with or source supplies from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) to ensure that our operations remain free from associations with human rights abuses or forced labor concerns. We ensure that no forced labor, including prison labor, indentured labor, bonded labor, or other forms of forced labor, is used in their supply chain at any time. This includes making sure that in our supply chain, citizenship documents of workers are not withheld, and suppliers are responsible for employment eligibility fees of all workers, including recruitment fees.
12. Working Hours and Fair Labor Practices: We are committed to ensuring fair labor practices and maintaining appropriate working hours for our employees and suppliers. Our working hour practices adhere to the principles outlined in the code.
13. Safe Working Environments: Safety is of utmost importance at Neck on the Line Jewellery Limited. Suppliers are required to establish secure, hygienic workplaces, preventing accidents and prioritizing employee well-being. This commitment cultivates trust and responsibility.
14. No Child Labour: We hold a zero-tolerance stance towards any form of child labor, ensuring compliance with legal age requirements.
15. No Harassment or Abuse: We hold a zero-tolerance stance towards any form of harassment or abuse, ensuring a respectful and dignified work environment.
16. Regular Review and Updates: We commit to reviewing and updating our ethical code of conduct regularly to ensure its alignment with evolving ethical standards and the needs of our stakeholders.
By embracing this comprehensive ethical code of conduct, we aim to foster a positive, responsible, and sustainable business that champions respect, diversity, inclusion, safety, integrity, social responsibility, and the elimination of harassment, abuse, child labor, and forced labor in all facets of our operations.