Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2012/01/16
Time period
  • January 2011  –  January 2012
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.

  • In 2011 ADDIT Sp. z o.o. decided to support the principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-corruption.
    ADDIT Sp. z o.o. commit to the Global Compact is in line with our business principles
    and sustainability policy framework. We are committed to integrate sustainability
    in our business approach and consider these principles as basis for responsible
    contract manufacturers.
    In this first annual Communication on Progress (COP) Addit Sp. z o.o. communicates its actual initiatives and progress. We also commit to share this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication, primarily the Addit Sp. z o.o. website: www.addit.pl.

    Sincerely yours,

    Marian Klimek
    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.

  • ADDIT Sp. z o.o. respects human rights. Our Human Rights DECLARATION is communicated to all employees and associates of ADDIT Sp. z o.o.

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

  • In our strategy and work regulation the human rights are integrated and respected.

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

  • From the beginning the company Addit Sp. z o.o. in Poland (until this publication) there were no reported incidents to human rights abuse.

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.

  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
    Our employees enjoy freedom of association through the establishment of trade unions and employee councils. Freedom of association is legally guaranteed in Poland.

    Principle 4 - The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
    Both Poland and ADDIT prohibit the use of forced labour. All employees of Addit Sp. z o.o. work in the company at their own volition and on the basis of bilateral contracts, where either party can terminate the relationship in accordance with the provisions of the Labour Code.

    Principle 5 - The effective abolition of child labour.
    Addit Sp. z o.o. does not benefit from child labour nor does it cooperate with companies where there is a risk that child labour may be used.

    Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
    Both the company's management and its employees are guided by the principle of counteracting discrimination based on race, age, sex, colour, sexual orientation, disability or national origin with respect to workers, managers, customers, suppliers or visitors to Addit Sp. z o.o.

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

  • Health and safety of all employees Addit Sp. z o.o. is ensured in Code of Conduct. There is a special job possision Health and Safety Service and Commision on Health and Safety.

    At Addit Sp. z o.o functions a Works Representative possition, elected in free, independent, secret and direct elections. Our management consult all issue relating to the rights, duties and privileges of employees with the Works Representative.

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

  • From the beginning the company Addit Sp. z o.o. in Poland (until this publication) there were no reported incidents regarding forced or compulsory labour, childe labour and no reported incidents regarding discrimination in any form.

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.

  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
    Addit Sp. z o.o. is concerned for the natural environment and strives to minimise the impact on the environment of its activities. We have held an ISO 14001 certificate since April, 2004, and continue to improve our Environmental Management System.
    Addit Sp. z o.o. limits emissions to the air, ground and water by means of appropriate waste management and monitoring of waste generated and strives to minimize consumption of electricity, water and natural gas.

    Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
    Through numerous training courses and promotion of environmental awareness Addit Sp. z o.o. is helping to promote and develop a pro-environmental attitude among its employees.

    Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
    Addit Sp. z o.o. optimises manufacturing processes to ensure they exert the least impact possible on the environment. When purchasing new technologies we are guided in our choice by their impact on the environment.

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

  • In working with our suppliers we strive to promote environmentally friendly activities by monitoring legal requirements and motivating suppliers to implement an Environmental Management System.

    Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
    1. Replacing machines with hydraulic drives (using oil in the hydraulics) with machines using servo-motors.
    2. Selection of a modern, environmentally friendly technology for the preparation of surfaces for painting, or buying energy-efficient machines for metal cutting.

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

  • In 2011, Addit Sp. z o.o. we achieved the following environmental objectives:
    1. Limiting to a minimum the effect of its in-house painting process on the environment.
    2. Reducing the consumption of gases in the welding process by 10%.
    3. Reducing electricity consumption on lighting by 5%.

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.

  • Addit Sp. z o.o. adheres strictly to the principle of a total ban on corruption. We have included a provision in the work regulations to ensure restrictive adherence to this ban and a policy of categorical response to any form of bribery or extortion. ADDIT Sp. z o.o. also condemns all forms of corruption in relation to third parties.

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

  • Addit Sp. z o.o performs trainings of employees about the company's policies regarding anti-corruption and extortion through mailings, during internal meetings.

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

  • From the beginning the company Addit Sp. z o.o. in Poland (until this publication) there were no reported incidents of corruption.