2011 Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2011/09/17
Time period
  • September 2010  –  September 2011
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.

  • I have the pleasure and honor to confirm that Pnacrop Commercial Company Ltd will continue its supports the ten Global Compact with respect to all the categories indicated in the COP document. Including labor, environment, transparency and anti-corruption.
    We intend to continue enforce all the above mentioned principles in our organization and put all efforts to encourage these practices within our region and neighboring areas. And to advance the broader development goals of the United Nations and the Millennium Development Goals in particular.
    We will also remain committed to the submission of our partnership with the Global Compact thru the annual renewal of this Communication Of Progress.
    Sincerely Yours,
    Dr. Sami Elhakim
    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.

  • PCC is committed to developing an organizational culture which implements a policy of support for the internationally recognized human rights contained within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and seeks to avoid complicity in human rights abuses.
    Our commitment to the realization of human rights is embedded in the Group's human rights and social policies and the criteria appropriate to PCC in the Global Reporting Initiative. Human rights are part of our non-financial risk assessment of operations.
    PCC is involved in multilateral efforts to support human rights such as the United Nations Global Compact and Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights.

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

  • PCC has taken the following measures to prevent human rights violation on its work locations:-
    - A box has been installed in each location for employees to submit their complaints and/or issues with regards to unfair treatment. These complaints are revised by top management and discussed immediately .
    - A training session has been conducted for all employees to raise the public awareness on human rights issues.

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

  • No answer provided.
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.

  • To respect the human rights of our employees as established in the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, including non-discrimination, prohibition of child and enforced labor, and freedom of association and the right to engage in collective bargaining.
    To advance the application of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work through engagement and collaboration where necessary.

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

  • - A box has been installed in each location for employees to submit their complaints and/or issues with regards to unfair treatment. These complaints are revised by top management and discussed immediately .
    - PCC has established a union for the Employees to discuss issues with managment with regards to labour and salaries and fair career advancment.
    - equal appourtunities to all employees without regard to race, religion, nationality, and sex.

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

  • No answer provided.
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.

  • Our environmental policy reflects our environmental commitment and challenges us to find ways to produce, deliver, and use energy as sustainably, responsibly, and efficiently as possible. It is our policy to:
    Comply fully with the letter and spirit of all applicable environmental laws and regulations;
    Seek opportunities to exceed current standards of environmental protection, including pollution prevention, climate protection, and habitat and species protection;
    Improve management programs and standards that foster environmental excellence and innovation and reduce our impact on the environment;
    Ensure that regular independent reviews of all environmental aspects of our business are conducted through a risk-based audit plan and corrective action program;
    Enhance our transparency with regard to environmental progress and performance and provide this information to the public;
    Maintain a constructive dialogue with our customers and stakeholders on environmental matters and seek out partnerships to achieve results more effectively and efficiently;
    Train all employees on applicable environmental requirements and the importance of environmental leadership to achieving our vision, and ensure that there is accountability for and recognition of actions; and
    Strive for continual improvement in our environmental performance.

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

  • PCC has taken the following measure to insure proper implementation of environment plocies:
    - Conduct regular, systematic reviews of facilities and projects using applicable environmental regulations.
    - Educate and train its employees and contractors on all of the environmental laws and regulations applicable to their work areas
    - provide them with the systems and tools to ensure compliance.
    - Continue to pursue efforts to increase the use of recycled materials, reduce waste streams and water consumption, maintain high waste recycling rates, and minimize the amount of toxic and chemical substances used in our operations and maintenance activities.

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

  • PCC conducts monthly check on all its sites and workplaces to insure that employees comply with the companies ploicis on enviromental issues.
    Forms has been developed to local managment to monitor issues such as:-\
    - water consumption.
    - electrcity and power.
    - regular cleaning of workplace.
    - eliminate use of CFC gas products.

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.

  • It is the policy of the PCC that corruption, fraud, theft, maladministration or any other dishonest activities of a similar nature will not be tolerated. In addition, such irregular activities will be investigated and followed up by the application of all remedies available within the full extent of the law, as well as the application of appropriate prevention and detection controls. These prevention controls include the existing financial and other controls and checking mechanisms as prescribed in the prescripts relevant to the activities of the Company.
    PCC Group complies with all anti-corruption regulations set by the national government where we do business and international bodies worldwide. It is PCC policy to conduct business in an honest way, and without the use of corrupt practices or acts of bribery to obtain an unfair advantage.
    PCC does not tollerae or engage in any actions constituting corruption, fraud, theft and maladministration collectively such as:
    • Any dishonest, fraudulent or corrupt act;
    • Theft of funds, supplies, or other assets;
    • Maladministration or financial misconduct in handling or reporting of money, financial transactions or other assets;
    • Making a profit from insider knowledge;
    • Disclosing confidential or proprietary information to outside parties;
    • Irregularly accepting, requesting, offering or giving anything of material value to or from contractors, suppliers or other persons providing services/goods to the Department;
    • Irregular destruction, removal or abuse of records, furniture and equipment;
    • Any similar or related irregularity; and
    • Deliberately omitting or refusing to report or act upon reports of any such irregular or dishonest conduct.

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

  • An employee/official, who suspects or reports suspected dishonest activity or any such activity that he/she has witnessed, may remain anonymous should he/she so require.
    Allegations made by employees/officials which are false and made with malicious intent, should be discouraged by Heads of Office. Where such malicious or false allegations are discovered, the person who made the allegations must be subjected to firm disciplinary action. There will be no reprisal by management against an employee/official who in good faith reported a violation or suspected violation.

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

  • PCC does not tollerate corruption or bribery in all its locations through out Sudan. The company has established the following measures to insure zero-tollerance for corruption:-
    - An audit department is reconclating all finicial transactions with propero documents.
    - Software has been developed to make sure all finicial transactions are accurate and controlled.
    - New machines has been installed in the sales point to record each sales value and summerize results at end of priod. These reports are checked againest withdrawals from storage and production.
    - Any employee who is found participating in corruption practices will be subject to legal action.