When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals;
adjust the action steps – Confucius
Facta International supports the freedom of speech and expression. Facta condemns any form of aggression, judgement and/or inequality basis one’s religion, gender, race and/or sexual preference.
Facta is committed to ensuring that in our supply chain following values are carried out and that actively a grievance mechanism is operational to act when discrepancies are found and/or reported.
Facta recognising the risks of significant adverse impacts arising along agricultural supply chains, and recognising our responsibility to respect human rights and our potential capability to contribute to sustainable development, poverty reduction, food security and nutrition, and gender equality, we commit to adopt, implement, disseminate with deemed relevant business partners the following policy for responsible agricultural supply chains:
In relationship to Human Rights
Within the framework of internationally recognised human rights, the international human rights obligations of the countries in which we operate, and the relevant domestic laws and regulations, we will:
Facta expects suppliers and other business relations to treat their employees, their colleagues, their suppliers, their clients, other people and companies in a fair way. We expect our suppliers to have a management system in place in compliance with applicable laws and regulations in their country including systems to prevent bribery and corruption. At the same time we expect our suppliers to comply with applicable non-discrimination laws and regulations.
Facta expects suppliers other business relations to treat their employees, their colleagues, their suppliers, their clients and all other people suppliers meet with dignity, respect and in a fair way. All people should be treated in compliance with applicable laws and relevant standards in relation to Human rights https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Pages/WhatareHumanRights.aspx.
This means Facta expects our suppliers never to engage in the use of forced or bonded labor, slavery or trafficking of persons
In relationship to Labour Rights
We will respect international core labour standards in our operations, namely the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, including for migrant workers, the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour, the effective abolition of child labour and the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Ensure decent wages, benefits and working conditions, which are at least adequate to satisfy the basic needs of workers and their families, and strive to improve working conditions.
Facta expects suppliers other business relations to make sure that their employees, their suppliers and their contractors will have correct and safe equipment and are able to work in the safest situation possible. All in order to avoid that people will become ill or injured at work due to a situation that could have been avoided.
In relationship to Health and Safety
We will promote public health by:
Adopting appropriate practices to prevent threats to human life, health, and welfare in our operations.
Facta expects suppliers other business relations to actively comply with applicable laws and relevant standards in relation to environmental protection, deforestation, biodiversity, waste and wastewater management.
In relationship to Environmental protection and sustainable use of natural resources
We will improve our environmental performance by:
Reducing food loss and waste