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amfori BSCI Code of Conduct Our enterprise agrees to respect the following labour principles set out in the amfori BSCI Code of Conduct. amfori BSCI Principles The Rights of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Our enterprise respects the right of workers to form unions or other kinds of workers' associations and to engage in collective bargaining. Fair remuneration Our enterprise respects the right of workers to receive fair remuneration. Occupational health and safety Our enterprise ensures a healthy and safe working environment, assessing risk and taking all necessary measures to eliminate or reduce it. Ethical business behaviour Our enterprise does not tolerate any acts of corruption, extortion, embezzlement or bribery. No discrimination Our enterprise provides equal opportunities and does not discriminate against workers. Decent working hours Our enterprise observes the law regarding hours of work. No child labour Our enterprise does not hire any worker below the legal minimum age. Special protection for young workers Our enterprise provides special protection to any workers that are not yet adults. No precarious employment Our enterprise hires workers on the basis of documented contracts according to the law. No bonded labour Protection of the environment Our enterprise does not engage in any form of forced servitude, trafficked or non-voluntary labour. Our enterprise takes the necessary measures to avoid environmental degradation. amfori BSCI Approach Code Observance Our enterprise is obliged to protect workers’ rights as mandated by the law and the amfori BSCI Code. Supply Chain Management and Cascade Effect Our enterprise uses the amfori BSCI Principles to influence other business partners. Workers’ Involvement and Protection Grievance Mechanism Our enterprise keeps workers informed about their rights and responsibilities. Our enterprise provides a system to collect complaints and suggestions from employees. www.amfori.org