Silex Microsystems operations shall be implemented in accordance with the group’s vision and values, as well as the guideline for development which is sustainable in the long term.
Business operations must be implemented while observing stringent requirements in terms of integrity and ethics, in addition to all business economy requirements, targets and guidelines.
The Silex Microsystems group, its companies and employees must observe the following guidelines:
- Silex Microsystems must comply with the laws and ordinances applicable in the countries in which the group operates, as well as the group’s CSR policy.
- Silex Microsystems respects the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights (www.un.org) and ILO Core Conventions (International Labor Organization) and accepts its responsibility to observe the rights of employees and communities insofar as they are affected by the activities of the group.
- Silex Microsystems maintains an open mind in discussion with anyone affected by the activities of the group. Silex Microsystems responds to enquiries from third parties and communicates with affected parties in an efficient and timely manner. (See also Silex Microsystems “Information policy”.)
The group must strive to ensure that suppliers and subcontractors comply with relevant principles in this CSR policy within the fields in which Silex Microsystems has an influence. All Silex Microsystems group employees are responsible for ensuring that they personally, as well as the operation in which they are active, behave in accordance with these values and business principles. It is the responsibility of each and every employee to ensure that they have sufficient information on relevant laws, regulations and policies in connection with all business, personal and investment decisions.
Management is responsible for ensuring that this CSR policy is implemented and that the activities of the group take place in compliance with it. Every senior executive is responsible for reporting any cases of fraud or other criminal behavior to a member of the executive group. Confirmed violations of Silex Microsystems’s CSR policy will lead immediately to disciplinary action, including termination of employment in the case of serious breaches of the guidelines.