OUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
We are constantly and voluntarily assessed by companies such as
Bureau Veritas or Intertek for our workplace conditions we provide for our
employees, our management practices and our environmental policies. To this
end, our social accountability policies are set to achieve the best possible
Prevention of Child Labour
We, as IONIC STONE, do not employ or accept child labour, and works
actively against it. The complexity of the child labour issue requires a
consistent and long-term effort to create sustainable and broad-based solutions
in order to reach our goal; not only do we not employ any child labour, but
also no products delivered to us should be produced by child labour. Therefore,
Child Labour Policy has been established in order to make IONIC STONE position
clear to suppliers and their co-workers, as well as any other parties. The
requirements in the policy’s code of conduct are mandatory to all suppliers and
their sub-contractors. IONIC STONE does not accept child labour. IONIC STONE
supports the United Nations (U.N.) Convention on the Rights of the Child
(1989). IONIC STONE child labour policy is based on this Convention. IONIC
STONE supports the legal employment of young workers.
Prevention Harassment and Misconduct
To respect to personality and honour of all employees and not to
allow physical, sexual, psychological, verbal harassment and misconduct
Ensuring Occupational Health and Safety
To take all essential precautions and adopt a working system
prioritizing it in order to establish a safe and healthy workplace environment
for the prevention injuries and accidents, which will be able to occur,
arising from the work, related-work or during the work.
Prevention of Discrimination
Throughout the duration of employment among employees; not to
discriminate against race, religion, colour, age, political preference, gender
and take place the promotion, wages and other rights according to the ability
Prevention of Forced Labour
Not to employ prisoner, debt allowance or unwilling employee.
Determination of Working Hours
Not to exceed 45 hours the normal working time of the personnel,
ensure that personnel will continuously rest 24 hours within every seven days,
do overtime with consent of the employee, not to demand normal and overtime for
longer than Turkish labour law regulations.
Determination of Wages
Ensure the wage which will be adequate to meet the main requirements
of the employee during a normal work week and pay at least the legal minimum
wage or available wage and provide the rights except the wage which is stated
in laws and contract for service.
Prevention of Environmental Pollution
Get under control and minimize negative environmental impact, meet
the liabilities, that is stated with national and international regulations, in
order to prevent the environmental pollution.
It stipulates to perform the occupational safe and health and the operations of environmental management in accordance with workplace conduct codes of customers and laws and legislations in force, continuously develop, provide continuance.
OUR CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Generally speaking, marble processing plants are exempted from continual checks by environmental agencies as the waste produced do not pollute the environment. As Ionic Stone, we adhere to the following our environmental principles:
Operationally, our targets are: