At Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA, we ask ourselves each day what we can do to make our company a safer place for ourselves, our team and our community. We take personal responsibility for making our area injury-free, because, at the heart of it, safety is personal.
At Integrated Chemical Specialties , a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA, we are always looking for a way to make things better – our vendor approval processes, customer and our product performance. We are committed to bettering our performance through innovation and reliable product supply.
Preserving the environment with which we've been entrusted is something we do for our customers and ourselves. We go beyond compliance and exceed requirements when possible.
As a chemical company, we have a responsibility to protect our customers and employees, and the communities in which we operate. We take that responsibility seriously. All data be it at the office or our warehouse are protected and secured through our compliance with the stringent standards of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Security Act.
The employees of Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA, are committed to providing exceptional value for our customers by embracing a high-performance culture that fosters teamwork and continuous improvement. It is the responsibility of every employee to ensure customer satisfaction by:
Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA, abides by moral and ethical values in the management of the company. In addition, we expect our suppliers to respect and adhere to the same philosophy in the management of their own companies. We require strict compliance with these standards on the part of all our suppliers, their factories and their suppliers. We seek to work with suppliers that agree to comply with the requirements of this code of conduct. Any breach of conduct or any violation of this code of conduct will result in a review and possible termination of the business relationship.
Forced Labor: The use of forced labor by our suppliers, whether obtained under the threat of punishment, withholding identity papers, requiring workers to deposit a bond or any other constraint is strictly prohibited.
Child Labor: Work by children under the age of 15 is strictly prohibited. In countries where local laws set a higher age for child labor or impose mandatory education beyond the age of 15, this higher age will apply. Please note we have a child labor remediation policy in place to ensure the welfare of any child found to be working in our supply chain.
Harassment and Abuse: We expect our suppliers to treat their employees with respect and dignity. Our suppliers may not allow or engage in any kind of corporal punishment, psychological or physical harassment or any other kind of abuse.
Discrimination: We expect our suppliers to treat all employees equally and fairly. Our suppliers may not practice any kind of discrimination in relation to hiring, access to training, promotion, or dismissal based on gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, political opinions, nationality, or social or ethnic origin.
Wages and Benefits: As a minimum, our suppliers shall pay regular wages and pay for overtime at the legal rate imposed by the country of original manufacture and provide their workers with the benefits the law currently requires. If there is no legal minimum wage or overtime pay in the country of origin, the supplier shall ensure that the wages are at least equal to the average minimum in the industrial sector in question and that overtime pay is at least the same as the usual rate of pay. Deductions from wages are not to be for disciplinary purposes.
Working Hours: In relation to working hours and overtime, our suppliers shall comply with the limits set by the laws of the country of manufacture. Our suppliers may not impose excessive overtime. The total number of hours worked per week may not exceed 60 hours, including all overtime, and at least one day off in every seven-day period, or in both cases, the maximum established by the laws in effect in the country.
Freedom of Association: We expect our suppliers to respect and recognize the right of each employee to negotiate collectively, to create or join the union organization of their choice and without penalty, discrimination or harassment.
Health and Safety: Based on the specific risks present in their industrial sector, our suppliers shall provide a safe and healthy workplace to avoid accidents or bodily injuries which may be caused by, associated with, or result from the work or from handling the equipment. They shall set up systems to detect, avoid or neutralize any threat to their employees' health and safety and comply with local and international regulations and laws currently in effect. The same principles will apply to suppliers who provide housing to employees.
We expect our suppliers to share our commitment to a clean and safe environment. We encourage initiatives to reduce the impact on the environment, particularly using environmentally-friendly technologies. Our suppliers shall agree to respect local and international environmental regulations and standards. Our suppliers shall be able to prove the effective implementation of the following requirements:
Legal Requirements: We expect our suppliers to act in full compliance with the law. Our suppliers shall abide by all national, local and international laws relating to the management of their businesses.
Customs and Security Authorities: Our suppliers shall comply with applicable customs laws, including those relating to imports and the ban on the transshipment of merchandise into the country of import. In addition, our suppliers and their suppliers must be aware of supply chain security issues and actively work to reduce risks.
Anti-Corruption: Our suppliers shall agree to condemn and act against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and kickbacks.
Inspection: We reserve the right to check adherence to these principles and to conduct compliance audits at any time without notice. Our suppliers shall supply the necessary information and grant access to Integrated Chemical Specialties' representatives who seek to verify compliance with the requirements of this code. They shall agree to improve and correct any deficiency discovered.
Access to information: The supplier shall keep proper records to prove compliance with this code of conduct. Our suppliers shall provide access to complete, original, and accurate files to our representatives.
Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA is committed to a work environment that is free from human trafficking, forced labor and unlawful child labor (“human trafficking and slavery”). We strongly believe that we are responsible for promoting ethical and lawful employment practices. These practices are also required to be followed by our direct key suppliers (“Suppliers”) local and worldwide.
This Policy covers all employees of Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA and all its direct Suppliers. In the event anything in this Policy may conflict with local law, local law will control the interpretation and application of this Policy.
Human Trafficking: the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation.
Forced Labor: all work or service, not voluntarily performed, that is obtained from an individual under the threat of force or penalty.
Harmful Child Labor: consists of the employment of children that is economically exploitative, or is likely to be hazardous to, or interfere with, the child’s education, or to be harmful to the child’s health, or physical, mental, spiritual, moral, or social development.
Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA will not tolerate the use of unlawful child labor or forced labor in the manufacture of products it sells and does not intend to accept products from Suppliers that employ or utilize child labor or forced labor in any manner. Human trafficking and slavery are crimes under state, federal, and international law. These crimes exist in countries throughout the world. This Policy is to define how Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA, will make efforts to eradicate human trafficking and slavery from not only within its organization, but also from its supply chains.
Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA expects its Suppliers to conduct business with honesty, integrity, and to adhere to the following standards:
Suppliers must be able to demonstrate compliance with this Policy at the request and satisfaction of Integrated Chemical Specialties, a division of Integrated Traffic Systems USA may perform periodic random audits regarding this Policy to assure compliance. Suppliers shall identify and comply with applicable laws, regulations, standards, and relevant customers. If you have any questions or are unable to comply, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.