This Code of Ethics sets forth legal and ethical standards for Directors, Officers and Employees of Peninsula Drinks & Food LLC. This Code is intended to deter wrongdoing and to promote the ethical conduct of all aspects of Company business. The Company fully understands and commits that for its continued growth there is the necessity for transparency, honesty, integrity, confidentiality and professional practices.
Every Employee, Officer and Director has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, report suspected violations and express concerns regarding compliance with this Code. Any Employee, Officer or Director who knows or believes that any other employee or representative of the Company has engaged or is engaging in Company-related conduct that violates an applicable law or this Code should report such information to a senior member of the Company.
Labour Practices & Human Rights
The Company intends and expects that Employees work and provide their services through choice / free-will and while being treated with dignity and respect. Employees will be compensated as per established market rates and receive their remuneration fully in a timely manner as agreed.
Similarly, the Company expects its Suppliers and Partners to share its commitment to human rights and equal opportunity in the workplace. All Suppliers and Partners must conduct their employment practices in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Honest and Fair Dealing
Employees, Officers and Directors should deal honestly, ethically and fairly with Suppliers, Customers, Competitors and Employees. Statements regarding the Company’s products and services must not be untrue, misleading, deceptive or fraudulent. Unfair advantage of anyone through manipulation, concealment, abuse of privileged information, misrepresentation of material facts or any other unfair-dealing practice is prohibited.
Employees, Officers and Directors must honestly and accurately report all business transactions with responsibility for the accuracy of records and reports. Accurate information is essential to the Company’s ability to meet legal and regulatory obligations.
Anti-Bribery & Corruption
The Company is committed to prohibiting and eliminating the opportunity for any form of bribery, corruption and fraud. The aforementioned is highlighted to all Employees, Officers and Directors for their part in preventing the Company’s, Supplier’s, Third Parties or individual’s involvement, whilst also reporting concerns immediately.
Employees, Officers and Directors, and business Partners are to conduct themselves in accordance to high ethical standards and should comply at all times with the applicable anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws. The Company prohibits the offering / giving or receiving of financial payments, improper payments or paperwork, physical gifts, or gift-in-kind for the benefit of the Company, Suppliers, Third Parties or individuals. Additionally, the Company prohibits any form of transaction made directly or indirectly with any Party who is, or expected to be, involved in the process of money laundering.
The Company will make every effort satisfy comprehensive due diligence related to all Suppliers, business Partners and Third Parties.
Employees, Officers and Directors must maintain the confidentiality of confidential information entrusted to them in their capacity with the Company. Unauthorized disclosure of any confidential information is prohibited. Additionally, Employees, Officers and Directors should take appropriate precautions to ensure that confidential or sensitive business information, whether it is proprietary to the Company or another Company, is not communicated within the Company except to Employees who have a need to know such information to perform their responsibilities.
Protection Of Assets And Intellectual Property
The Company depends on intellectual property such as information, processes and technology, and so the Company, its Employees, Officers and Directors, and its Suppliers must, without limitation:
* Respect and protect the intellectual property rights of all Parties by only using information technology and software that has been legitimately acquired and licensed.
* Protect and responsibly use the physical and intellectual assets of the Company, including intellectual property, tangible property, supplies, consumables, and equipment.
* Comply with the intellectual property ownership rights of the Company and others including but not limited to copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.
Health And Safety
The Company and its Suppliers are expected to integrate sound health and safety management practices into all aspects of business. The aforementioned must provide a safe and healthy work environment and fully comply with all safety and health laws, regulations, and practices including those applicable to the areas of occupational safety, emergency preparedness, occupational injury and illness, industrial hygiene, physically demanding work, machine safeguarding, sanitation, food, and housing.
Environmental Regulations And Protection
The Company recognizes its social responsibility to protect the environment and expects its Employees, Officers, Directors, Suppliers andassociated Third Parties to share its commitment by working toward protecting the environment.
Employees, Officers and Directors are supported to practice recycling where available and take action to reduce consumption of water, energy, and other resources.