Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2013/01/03
Time period
  • January 2012  –  January 2013
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.

  • It is my pleasure to confirm that Emco Marine Ltd. constantly supports the Ten Principals of the UN Global Compact regarding Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti Corruption.
    We continually are doing our best to improve the integration of the Global Compact Principles into our business policy and daily operations.
    We also commit to always share the information with our stakeholders.
    Sincerely,
    Avi Sayag
    Managing Director
    Emco Marine Ltd.

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.

  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is fully respected and supported by Emco Marine policies with regards to:
    Health
    Safety
    Grievance
    Flexible hours, when needed
    Harassment at our workplace

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

  • -The guideline in our private life in general is Love Your Neighbour As Yorself - and this is also the guidline in our business.
    -Our employees are provided with rights such as condition of labor, rest, labor payment, daily transfer fees, deduction to the pension funds and etc....

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

  • - The management is monitoring and ensuring that the Human Rights are upheld daily.
    - Indeed we receive no complaint from employees, customers or suppliers about human right violation.

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.

  • - Businesses should uphold effective abolition of child labour.
    - Eliminate descrimination in respect of employment and occupation

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

  • -Emco Marine do not accept any kind of forced labor
    -Emco Marine do not use child labor
    -In our company, Jewish, Christians and Moslems are working together with no discrimination

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

  • - Our standards and policies are regulary monitored.
    -The supply chain is monitored by the Quality Control Management.

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.

  • -Emco Marine is committed to ensure that its employees, in each one of its departments, have enviromental responsibility awareness

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

  • -Emco Marine encourages its employees to help protect their environment
    -Efforts are put in pollution control, managing the resources and in reducing the carbon footprints.
    -Employees are encouraged to print less
    -We convinced local Authorities to implement the policy of using vouchers with less copies, for the containers movements
    -We use computerized transmission for containers leaving our depots towards the ports
    -Besides the daily efforts, one of the departments of Emco Marine is specialized in handling and elliminating Marine Pollutions

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

  • -The company's actions are measured through setting of objectives, procedures, training needs, monitoring and communication systems.
    -During the internal monitoring and audits - all these factors are taken into consideration

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.

  • -People should work against all forms of corruption, including bribery and extortion

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

  • -Entire personnel is notified that Emco Marine management have a zero tolerance policy against all forms of business corruption, both internal and external
    -Any type of corruption proved on any employee, shall result in immediate and direct actions against it.

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

  • -Rumors, complaints or reports of curruption are dealt with immediate effect by the Managing Director and the Human Resource department.
    - Each case is thouroughly reviewd and discussed, and actions are being taken for improving the systems for preventing such cases in the future.