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Trafficking Statement (PDF file)
Statement (PDF file)
Our mission is to create worldwide customer delight by providing the highest quality products and the most responsive customer support in the world at a globally competitive cost. Our values and principles are incorporated within this code and is a condition of doing business with HydraForce. We require our suppliers to communicate our values and principles to their employees and their own suppliers. We view our suppliers as extensions of our company and look for suppliers who demonstrate strong values and commit to ethical principles.HydraForce suppliers must comply with the laws, rules and regulations, and HydraForce policies of the countries and location in which they operate. Suppliers are expected to be familiar with the business practices of their suppliers and subcontractors, and ensure they operate according to the code of conduct. This code applies to all businesses that provide products or services for HydraForce and its subsidiaries, joint ventures, divisions, or affiliates. HydraForce may discontinue its relationship with suppliers who fail to comply with this code.
Suppliers and its associates are expected to comply with all local laws applicable to minimum age of employees. In the absence of local law, suppliers may not employ workers under the age of 14.
Suppliers and its associates shall not be subject to any form of force, prison, compulsory, bonded, or indentured labor.
Supplier’s workplace shall be free of any form of harsh or inhumane treatment.Disciplinary policies and procedures shall be clearly defined and communicated to all workers, and shall not include any inhumane disciplinary measure, including any corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion, or verbal abuse of workers; nor shall they include sanctions that result in wage deductions, reductions in benefits, or compulsory labour.
Compensation and Working Hours
Suppliers and its associates will ensure that they comply with applicable wage and hour
Health and SafetyHydraForce expects that the occupational health and safety of employees is a priority for the supplier throughout all significant aspects of its activities. As a minimum, the suppliers must comply with all applicable health and safety laws, regulations and standards. The supplier shall take appropriate action, such as policies, standards, procedures, legalisation, contingency measures and management systems, in order to prevent occupational illnesses and work-related accidents and to provide a safe and healthy workplace to its employees.
HydraForce conducts its operations in a sustainable way and in compliance with the environmental laws and regulations. HydraForce expects that environmental protection is a priority for the supplier in all significant aspects of its activities. As a minimum, the supplier must comply with all applicable environmental laws, regulations and standards. The supplier must strive to reduce the impacts of its activities and products on the environment and work towards a “life-cycle thinking” view in product design, while maintaining its competitiveness.
Gifts, Gratuities and Improper Payments
Suppliers and its associates should ensure that they strictly prohibit bribery or other improper payments in any of its business operations. This prohibition applies to all business activities, anywhere in the world, whether they involve
All of HydraForce suppliers and associates should ensure proper management of information obtained in the performance of work, preventing misuse, informal discussion or disclosing of such information to unauthorized persons and refrain from, with knowledge, making false or improper records. Any transfer of confidential information must be executed in a way that secures and protects the intellectual property rights of HydraForce and its suppliers.
Compliance and Transparency
HydraForce suppliers and associates will comply with the law of each country and region inclusive for compliance with competition
and export laws in each country or region.
Maintenance of documentation to support compliance to HydraForce’s Supplier Code of Conduct is essential and will allow HydraForce the right to inspect and/or monitor. HydraForce reserves the right to request documentation, conduct onsite audits, review and approve corrective action plans, and verify implementation of corrective action.
CONTACT INFORMATION:Any supplier may direct questions or comments about this code of conduct to his/her Supply representative.
Violations of the HydraForce Supplier Code of Conduct can be reported confidentially by submitting the below form: