Steelys Drinkware Supplier Code of Conduct
Steelys Drinkware seeks to conduct its business in a responsible manner and to maintains high standards for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). We are dedicated to complying with all applicable laws and to conduct our business in an ethical, responsible, and transparent manner.
We have developed a set of criteria modeled on the Fair Labor Association’s Code of Conduct to screen our manufacturing partners and suppliers. These standards for the safety, quality, and integrity of our products and processes assist us in selecting business partners that follow work place standards and practices consistent with our company’s commitment to protecting the environment and respecting worker rights.
The marketplace and manufacturing environment is ever evolving. We continue to consider pertinent information and opportunities that help us better address issues of concern, meet new challenges, and update these guidelines as needed.
We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding safety of products we sell. We will meet or exceed applicable recognized voluntary industry standards for our products and processes. We will test our products to comply with FDA regulations and California’s stringent Prop. 65 standards.
No Abuse Of Labor
We will not use any form of forced labor, including indentured, prison, bonded or slave labor. We will not use physical or verbal harassment or abuse to discipline employees.
No Child Labor
We will not use child labor. We will comply with all minimum age provisions of applicable laws and regulations.
Freedom Of Association
We respect the rights of employees to associate or organize without fear of reprisal or interference. If employees are represented by an organization recognized under law, we respect the right to bargain collectively.
We will not discriminate in hiring and employment practices on the basis of age, nationality, race, religion, social or ethnic orientation, gender or disability.
Hours And Wages
We recognize that wages are essential to meeting employees’ basic needs. We will comply with all applicable wage, work hours, hiring, benefits, and overtime laws and regulations. In the absence of law in a particular location relating to product safety, labor, employment, environment or working conditions, the spirit and intent of these policies shall be met.
We will provide a safe, healthy and secure workplace to prevent accidents and injury to health. We will abide by all applicable laws and regulations for safety and health. Proper sanitation, lighting, ventilation and fire safety protection will be provided.
We abide by all applicable environmental laws and regulations. We will manage our environmental footprint to minimize the adverse impact on the environment. We will manage our energy, water and waste systems for maximum efficiency and minimal adverse impact on the environment.
Subcontractors And Sources
We require all businesses that support our business as subcontractors, manufacturers or sources of goods to comply with all of the same policies stated in our Commitment to Ethical and Responsible Conduct Policy. All subcontractors and supplier partners are required to comply with all applicable and national laws. We expect these businesses to develop and implement internal business procedures to ensure compliance with our policies.