Communication on Progress 2016 - 2017

Participant
Published
  • 2017/10/27
Time period
  • October 2016  –  October 2017
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.

  • 27th October 2017

    I am pleased to submit the details pertains to Tropicoir Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. annual Communication on Progress for the consecutive fifth year to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC),. As mentioned earlier too we have successfully updated our policies and procedures to be in line with the UNGC ten principles. This has enabled the company to share their corporate responsibility and experience with our local partners leading to further support the needs of our suppliers and customers to integrate the UNGC goals within their organizations.

    Being the Managing Director I am confident and also proud of the way Tropicoir’s employees use their skills, knowledge and experience to create value for communities. Their dedication and wholehearted enthusiasm for supporting our organizational goals and objectives has helped to make a tremendous impact on the people and communities around them. Their support has contributed significantly towards making a difference especially in preparing the next generation to join our workforce adopting environmentally sustainable work practices.

    Moreover, my team and my self give an assurance that we always try to inculcate basic knowledge on the UNGC principles among the communities thus making them to practice in their lives. The following pages are describe that the project the company has done during the period of 216/2017 relating to the principles of the UNGC.

    Further we aim to manage ourselves in a more sustainable way, in keeping with our commitment to the UNGC 10 principles.

    Sincerely Yours'

    Dinesh Fernando
    Managing Director

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.

  • Please refer the attached report.

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

  • Please refer the attached report.

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

  • Please refer the attached report.

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.

  • The company covers this aspect through the Human Resources/ Human Rights Policies.

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

  • Please refer the attached report.

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

  • Please refer the attached report.

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.

  • The company renew its Environmental Protection License yearly. Further the company adhere to the Global Impact Principles as required. Plan to mitigate the environmental risks by following International Standards.

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

  • The company renew its Environmental Protection License yearly. Further the company adhere to the Global Impact Principles as required. Plan to mitigate the environmental risks by following International Standards. The company is looking towards to reduce water consumption in year 2018.

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

  • Through ISO 14001, Through Risk Investigation Management (RIM) Audits.

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.

  • The company follow the Anti corruption policies and periodically update the members on new updates.

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

  • Use suggestion box at factory level, members are given the contact numbers of Management level officers to contact at any time to report any kind of unusual incidents. Company does not give any room for corruption.

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

  • Hired an Internal Auditor to audit the company performance. RIM Audits are being done in every 3 months. Senior Management visit periodically to the factory and carry out interviews with employees.

    Investigations are carried out if an information receives. If any employee involves in any kind of corruption activity the company takes punitive actions as per the HR policy.