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On the homepage of Opheo Solutions GmbH – in short Opheo Solutions – there are links to other pages on the internet. The following applies to all these links: Despite careful checking when selecting the links, Opheo Solutions itself has no influence on the content and/or design of the linked sites. Opheo Solutions accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the content of Internet sites to whose URL reference is made on the Opheo Solutions website. This declaration applies to all links on the Opheo Solutions website and to the content of all pages to which the links lead. The inclusion of links to other URLs is a service to visitors of the Opheo Solutions website and may be revoked at any time. This does not create any legal claim to retention.
Opheo Solutions endeavours to observe the copyrights of the texts, graphics and photos used in all publications or to use texts, graphics and photos created by Opheo Solutions itself or licence-free texts, graphics and photos. Should an unintentional copyright infringement nevertheless occur, Opheo Solutions will immediately remove the object in question from its website after notification or mark it with the appropriate copyright. The copyright for any material created by Opheo Solutions is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as texts, diagrams or photos is not permitted without Opheo Solutions’ agreement.
Opheo Solutions accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected, unless it can be proven that Opheo Solutions acted intentionally or with gross negligence. All brands and trademarks mentioned on the Opheo Solutions website and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owner.
Opheo Solutions is committed to environmentally and socially responsible business practices. We expect the same behaviour from all our suppliers. We also expect our employees to observe the principles of ecological, social and ethical behaviour and to integrate them into the corporate culture. Furthermore, we strive to continuously optimise our business activities and our products and services in terms of sustainability and ask our suppliers to contribute to this in terms of a holistic approach.
Our suppliers comply with all applicable domestic and foreign laws. This Supplier Code forms part of all contracts between Opheo Solutions and suppliers and their sub-suppliers. If a supplier fails to comply with any aspect of the Supplier Code, the supplier is expected to take corrective action.
The Code of Conduct is based on national laws and regulations as well as international conventions such as the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Guidelines on Children’s Rights and Business Conduct, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the International Labour Standards of the International Labour Organization and the United Nations Global Compact.
Requirements for suppliers:
Fair remuneration: The remuneration for regular working hours and overtime must correspond to the national statutory minimum wage or the minimum standards customary in the industry, whichever is higher. The remuneration for overtime must exceed the remuneration for regular hours. Insofar as the remuneration is not sufficient to cover the costs of ordinary living and to build up a minimum level of reserves, the supplier shall be obliged to increase the remuneration accordingly. Workers shall be provided with all benefits prescribed by law. Deductions from wages as a punitive measure are not permitted. The supplier shall ensure that workers receive clear, detailed and regular written information on the composition of their remuneration.
Fair working hours: Working hours must comply with applicable laws or industry standards. Overtime is only permitted if it is worked on a voluntary basis and does not exceed 12 hours per week, while employees must be given at least one day off after six consecutive working days. The weekly working time shall not regularly exceed 48 hours.
exceed 48 hours on a regular basis.
Freedom of association: The right of workers to form and join organisations of their choice and to bargain collectively shall be respected. In cases where freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are restricted by law, alternative means of independent and free association of workers for the purpose of collective bargaining shall be provided. Workers’ representatives shall be protected from discrimination. They shall be granted free access to the workplaces of their colleagues to ensure that they can exercise their rights in a lawful and peaceful manner.
Prohibition of discrimination: Discrimination against employees in any form is inadmissible. This applies, for example, to discrimination based on gender, race, caste, skin colour, disability, political conviction, origin, religion, age, pregnancy or sexual orientation. The personal dignity, privacy and personal rights of each individual are respected.
Health protection; safety at work: The supplier is responsible for a safe and healthy working environment. By setting up and applying appropriate occupational safety systems, necessary precautionary measures are taken against accidents and damage to health that may arise in connection with the activity. In addition, employees are regularly informed and trained on applicable health and safety standards and measures. Employees are provided with access to drinking water in sufficient quantities and access to clean sanitary facilities.
Dealing with air emissions: General emissions from operations (air and noise emissions) as well as greenhouse gas emissions shall be typified, routinely monitored, verified and treated as necessary prior to their release. The supplier is also responsible for monitoring its exhaust gas cleaning systems and is required to find economic solutions to minimise any emissions.
Handling waste and hazardous substances: The supplier shall follow a systematic approach to identify, handle, reduce and responsibly dispose of or recycle solid waste. Chemicals or other materials that pose a hazard if released into the environment shall be identified and handled in a manner that ensures safety during their handling, transport, storage, use, recycling or reuse and disposal.
Reduce consumption of raw materials and natural resources: The use and consumption of resources during production and the generation of waste of all kinds, including water and energy, shall be reduced or avoided. This is done either directly at the point of generation or through procedures and measures, e.g. by changing production and maintenance processes or procedures in the company, by using alternative materials, through savings, through recycling or with the help of the reuse of materials.
Dealing with energy consumption/efficiency: Energy consumption shall be monitored and documented. Economic solutions must be found to improve energy efficiency and minimise energy consumption.
Ethical business conduct
Fair competition: The standards of fair business, fair advertising and fair competition shall be observed. In addition, the applicable antitrust laws must be applied, which in particular prohibit agreements and other activities that influence prices or conditions in dealings with competitors. Furthermore, these regulations prohibit agreements between customers and suppliers that are intended to restrict customers’ freedom to autonomously determine their prices and other conditions when reselling.
Confidentiality/data protection: The supplier undertakes to meet the reasonable expectations of its client, suppliers, customers, consumers and employees with regard to the protection of private information. The Supplier shall comply with data protection and information security laws and government regulations when collecting, storing, processing, transmitting and disclosing personal information.
Intellectual property: Intellectual property rights shall be respected; technology and know-how transfers shall be made in a manner that protects intellectual property rights and customer information. Integrity/bribery, taking advantage: The highest standards of integrity shall be applied in all business activities. The supplier shall have a zero tolerance policy in prohibiting all forms of bribery, corruption, extortion and embezzlement. Procedures for monitoring and enforcing standards shall be in place to ensure compliance with anti-corruption laws.