Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2015/10/16
Time period
  • October 2014  –  October 2015
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • 10/16/2015

    To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that Truston Technologies, Inc. reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

    In this annual Communication on Progress, we describe our actions to continually improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations. We also commit to share this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication.

    Sincerely yours,

    Eric C. Jacobs
    President & CEO

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • CEOs statement of support for Universal Declaration of Human Rights and document access for all employees and stakeholders.

    Formal code of conduct for Stakeholders

    Formal code of conduct for Suppliers

    Goal for 15-16 - obtained signed acceptance of Code of Conduct for Suppliers and CSR Policy from at at least 50% of active suppliers.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • Formal section on non-discrimination in in Employee Handbook including Equal Opportunity, Harassment, Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and Complaint and safe resolution procedures.

    Weekly huddles to open floor to any grievences

    Human resource policies and procedures published on company home page consistent with best practices.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • Enforced by Government oversight on multiple federal contracts.

    Passed all external inspections and audits of fair pay, benefits and leave.

Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • Formal Employee Handbook with policies upholding fair hiring practices and elimination of forced labor and discrimination.

    Corporate Social Responsibility Policy.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • Communications campaign educating employees on company policies and values. This includes but is not limited to newsletter, postings on company intranet splash page, and electronic timesheet login page.

    Formal open door policy.

    Periodic market surveys to ensure fair and reasonable pay at all levels.

    Formal annual Safety training for all employees. Specialized Safety training for each jobsite.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • E-verify for 100% of hires eliminates possibility of child labour.

    Profit sharing and investment matching available to all full time employees regardless of job description.

    Compliant OSHA reporting.

Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • Formal Corporate Social Responsibility policy includes provisions for protecting the environment.

    Formal Code of Conduct for Stakeholders includes provisions for protecting the environment.

    Formal Code of Conduct for Suppliers includes provisions for protecting the environment.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • Environmental Protection Plans written, disseminated and complied with for all field operations.

    Hazardous Waste training for all employees with industrial exposure.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • Audit of training records.

    External review of more than 50% of Environmental Protection Plans.

Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • Formal Code of Conduct for Stakeholders with anti-corruption provisions.

    Formal Code of Conduct for Suppliers with anti-corruption provisions.

    Written policy of zero-tolerance for corruption, bribery and extortion.

    Goal for training 100% of officers and directors and at least 50% of managers in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • Communications campaign of anti-corruption policies and values including e-mail broadcast, company intranet splash page, and electronic timesheet login page.

    Management scrutiny and formal expense program that flags questionable charges.

    Passed US DCCA audits verifying a transparent and accurate cost accounting system.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • Transparent Audited Financial Statement.

    Training audit.

    Internal management review of quality management system including all controlled documents including CSR policies, codes of conduct, and employee policies to ensure anti-corruption subjects are adequately addressed.