Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2018/07/06
Time period
  • January 2017  –  January 2018
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.

  • 05.07.2018

    To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that Eurotec Muhendisilik Plastikleri San Ve Tic A.Ş. 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,

    Reha Gür
    Commercial 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.

  • eurotec® is an independent and leading company operating in the field of technical thermoplastics. Together with an ecological attitude in its operations, Eurotec meets the market demand by working closely together with customers and suppliers.

    eurotec® produces intelligent solutions that are based on innovative and customer-specific products and services. Integrated with its reputable and reliable partnerships, eurotec® becomes a long-term solution partner for its customers and suppliers and this aspect also creates achievement opportunities for its stakeholders.

    In meeting the requirements of its domestic and international customers in engineering plastics, eurotec® adopts a management approach that is open to continuous improvement, focused on most effective and efficient use of its resources to create added value for its customers.

    As Eurotec Mühendislik Plastikleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Eurotec Engineering Plastics Inc. Co.), We aim to contribute sustainable development and to become the most respectful in our sector thanks to our Customer Satisfaction Management System that we established in accordance with our vision, mission, principles and values.

    In accordance with this purpose, we commit;

    To move forward in national and international relations in accordance with the legal and other requirements and our company policy which meet the needs of the clients,
    To make investments on the improvement of our employees continuously,
    To be transparent in our applications towards our shareholders,
    To follow the relevant applicable legal and other conditions that we committed to obey,
    To provide a business environment without harassment and discrimination for reasons such as race, color, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, religion.
    And by the whole participation and conscious efforts of our employees, who have high motivation and success resolution.

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

  • - We pay workers based on applicable wage laws, including minimum wage, overtime and mandatory benefits.
    - Employees with exceptional working conditions are required to obtain at least one day's leave for a period of seven days.

    Eurotec has its own suggestion system and we award the best suggestion per quarter.All the empolyees can easily reach suggestion boxes inside the production area as well as our quality management system.

    Eurotec expects its suppliers to respect human rights and sign Ethical Principles Contract.

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

  • Eurotec supports training its employees regarding all kind legal rights including human rights. No legal cases recorded last year.

    %23 of our employees are woman.White colar woman rate is %35.Eurotec is a young company, youngest employee is 20 years old; ratio between 20-25 ages is % 15 while 25-30 age rate is %27; 30-35 age rate is %24; 35-40 age rate is %19; 40-45 age rate is %11 and >45 age rate is %7.

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.

  • Eurotec does not employ child workers other than those specified in the ILO Convention No. 138.
    We never force our employees to work under force or any other pressure.
    We expect our suppliers to respect above specified rules and ask them to sign our Ethical Principles Contract.

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

  • Referring to our company policy Eurotec commits;

    To make investments on the improvement of our employees continuously,
    To adopt zero occupational accident and zero occupational illness purpose, to ensure occupational health and safety, to develop the systems oriented at prevention of occupational accidents.
    We rewiev topics on Human Health and Safety regularly as listed below;
    - Daily internanl inspection by our Health and Safety Engineer,
    - Weekly Performance Rewiev Meetings,
    - Monthly Department Rewiev Meetings,
    - Health and Safety Comitee along with our Health and Safety Consultant; once in two months,
    - Annual Management Reviev Meetings,
    - Annual inspection of TUV NORD on OHSAS 18001 management system,
    - Annual internal inspection on OHSAS 18001 management system,
    - Regular trainings and educations,
    - Risks Management system on Health and Safety,
    - Regular examination of our company doctor,
    - Preventing actions,
    - Emergency teams,
    - Yellow card system,
    - Suggestion system,
    - Consciousness-raising videos on MY-TV
    - Information on notice board.

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

  • Thanks to our employees for 514 suggestion in year 2017.We award the best suggestion every quarter and wish to improve the system with empoloyee support.
    Education on health safety is given during 1389 hours in 2017.
    We organised a painting contest for our employees children regarding Health and Safety and awarded the best paint with books.
    We plan to organise a theatre about Health and Safety in 2018.

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.

  • Eurotec produces engineering plastics compound for various sectors.In terms of structure, plastics are environmentally friendly materials. The important thing is to maintain the efficient and friendly relationship between the environment and plastic, both in manufacturing and consumption.

    eurotec® places great importance on the protection of environment with regard to passing it to the next generations in a sound state. Having this purpose in mind, it takes all the measures and makes all the necessary investments to ensure environmental conservation.

    eurotec® is aware of the fact that protecting the environment is possible by holding efficiency as a priority in all processes.

    The environment policy and applications of eurotec® are continuously renewed and improved to ensure that our planet is maintained in a young and fit state.

    The employees of eurotec® Mühendislik Plastikleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. embrace the objective of continuously pursuing the protection and nurturing of the environment as their common goal.

    To serve this purpose eurotec®;

    Complies with legislative arrangements regarding environment.
    Implements the technologies that leave behind the least amount of waste and use natural resources efficiently.
    Uses raw materials and resources such as energy, water and air in an efficient manner.
    Has established a system that is continuously improved for the purpose of reducing and recycling waste.
    Ensures that the least possible amount of waste is released to the environment by supporting recycling and recovery activities.
    Organizes training courses to ensure environmental awareness among its employees.
    Ensures that cleanliness and orderliness are adopted as life’s philosophies by its employees.
    Encourages the environment related works of the supplier firms.
    eurotec® family targets to improve its performance in protecting the environment by using its resources efficiently.

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

  • Eurotec pays great attention on Environment and rewievs its position regularly as listed below;
    - Daily internanl inspection by our Environment Engineer,
    - Weekly Performance Rewiev Meetings,
    - Monthly Department Rewiev Meetings,
    - Environment Comitee meetings; once in three months,
    - Environment Internal Inspection Report; twice a year.
    - Annual Management Reviev Meetings,
    - Annual inspection of TUV NORD on ISO 14001 management system,
    - Annual internal inspection on ISO 14001 management system,
    - Regular trainings and educations,
    - Risks Management system on Environment,
    - Preventing actions,
    - Emergency teams,
    - Yellow card system,
    - Suggestion system,
    - Information on notice board

    Eurotec uses natural gas for only heating.
    We use Led lamps.
    Our production lines are isolated to avoid heat loss.
    For increasing the production capacity at our recyling line, high voltage drivers are assembled.
    Cooling fans are working simultaneously with our production lines.
    For cleaning the machinery, we have central vacuum system.
    Dust collectors' engines are upgraded with IE3 instead of IE2 types.
    Circulation pumps are changed with lower engine and pressure regulatory pumps.
    Factory ceiling is isolated to avoid heat loss.
    Water heating system became more efficienct with internal suggestions.
    Electricty, water and natural gas consumption is monthly rewieved by top management.

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

  • Disposed waste ratio is decrased to 2,48 by %6,77 in 2017.
    Recyled waste ratio is %26,94 in 2017 while it was % 30,78 in 2016.
    We seperate our wastes as per waste types and our wastes are recycled by Recyling Licenced Companies who are approved by goverment.
    Education on Environment was given during 134 hours in 2017.
    We supported ecosystem together with Tekirdağ Büyükşehir Belediyesi Kapaklı İsmet İnönü Primary School by 170 tree planting in 2017.

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.

  • Eurotec supports all national and international anticorruption laws and teaches all the employee how they need to act in accordance with Ethical Principles.If any employee faces infringement at any time, they must inform Human Resources Department immediately;
    - It is strictly forbidden to be in personal relationship with any customer/supplier or subcontractor. No employee can personally borrow money or goods from those listed herein.Lending any money or goods in personal is also forbidden.
    - Purchasing goods at zero value or at very low value from a supplier means gaining benefit and is strictly forbidden.Selling products to customer in same manner is also a benefit which is again strcitly forbidden.
    - Collecting invoice amounts must be managed by authorised personal only.
    - No employee can make payment in personal on behalf of customer.
    - No employee can ask for a present from suppliers.Only flowers, agendas, chocolattes could be accepted at specific dates like New Year.
    - No donation from any suppliers/customers/subcontractors is acceptable
    - No personal earnings from a seminar, interview etc is acceptable.
    - No employee can donate any political institution even personally on behalf of the company.

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

  • Comoany policies are explained to all employees and a policy hand book is given to new personal.
    Eurotec expects its suppliers to struggle with corruption.Suppliers must not value, offer or accept any value to bribe, pay or otherwise benefit from any organization or person.Eurotec gets ist Ethical Principles Contract signed by its suppliers.

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

  • No legal case is recorded in 2017.