DD Products & Services Ltd (The Company) recognises its responsibilities to its Customers, employees and the communities in which it works and has given itself a set of ethical values in the way it does its business and expects all its suppliers, throughout the supply chain, to adhere to the same ethical principles.
We are committed to complying with all relevant legal and other requirements to which the Company subscribes and with the local laws in all countries from which products are sourced and support the principles of the United Nations Global Compact, the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the 1998 International Labour Organisation Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
The Company welcomes the introduction of ethical criteria into the purchasing process and is committed to meeting the requirements of the Labour Standards Assurance Management System and the requirements set out in the NHS Supply Chain Code of Conduct.
We are committed to building an organisation that provides products that are sourced or manufactured under working conditions that are both hygienic and safe.
We are committed to ensuring that all workers involved in the manufacture and supply of the products that are supplied and distributed by the Company are treated with full consideration to their basic human rights.
We will make sufficient resources, information and instruction available to ensure that the Company's commitment to this Policy is fulfilled and that there is continual improvement in the manner that it is put into practice.
The Company will establish objectives, targets and programmes at each relevant and functional level of the business that are appropriate, measurable and that will facilitate the Company’s aim to ensure ethical trading.
Current objectives include the installation of a Labour Standards Assurance System, the creation of an "Agreement in compliance with the NHS Supplier Code of Practice, the implementation of labour standards awareness training for those employees that have responsibility for ensuring Suppliers meet core labour standards, the installation of a system for monitoring those Suppliers that have a high degree of risk of contravening core labour standards, the auditing of Suppliers, the creation of a means of monitoring labour standards legislation in the countries of manufacturing origin and the setting up of a "review team" to oversee Supplier labour standard performance.
The Company will facilitate the communication of this Policy throughout the Company and its Supply Chain.
We will continuously monitor and analyse relevant data to enable the continual improvement of the management system.
This policy will be made available to our Customers, the Suppliers of goods and services to the Company, the staff that we, and they, employ and to the people that work in the supply chain.
The aims of this Policy are to ensure that the Company’s suppliers, contractors and all parties engaged through the supply chain adhere to the following ethical values:
(Original signed and dated by Company Directors and maintained in the Company’s Labour Standards Assurance System Manual)
As a producer (Reg. No. WEE/AAD043SY) under the above regulations DD Products and Services Ltd will undertake its obligations in the following way:
As a ‘seller’ under the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007, DD products and Services Ltd is obligated to provide the following information to its customers:
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