Code of Conduct and Ethics
The Company believes that good business practices and ethics go together to produce best long term results for all stakeholders. We take our responsibility and reputation as a good corporate citizen seriously. We are proud of our values and how they affect our business. The Code of Conduct & Ethics Policy is applicable to all employees of Aforeserve. The highlights of the policy are enlisted below.
Ethical and Honorable Conduct
All employees shall deal on behalf of the Company with professionalism, honesty, integrity as well as high moral and ethical standards. Such conduct shall be fair and transparent and be perceived to be as such by third parties.
Employees are expected to deal with other colleagues in an honorable and respectful manner. All employees, vendors and service providers shall be selected on merit, without any conflict of interest or nepotism.
Appropriate disclosures shall be made wherever required to maintain transparency.
Legal / Regulatory Compliance
All employees shall always ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations affecting operations of the Company. They shall keep abreast of the latest developments in relevant laws, rules and regulations related to their area of work.
Fair Dealings and Equal Opportunities
Aforeserve respects human rights and encourages fair dealing (non-discriminatory) across all levels and to all stakeholders. There shall be no discrimination on grounds of race, religion, gender, place of origin or caste. Accordingly, the Company expects each employee to deal fairly and equally with other employees, customers, shareholders, suppliers, competitors, auditors, lawyers, creditors and advisors of the Company and encourage others to do the same.
Intellectual Property Rights
All inventions and innovations during course of business shall belong to the Company. These include new products, processes, services that get developed while working on various projects. Every employee shall take precaution to prevent any infringement of IP rights, by keeping things confidential & safe and reporting to Legal Manager for applying for Patent, Trademark and Copy Rights.
Products and Advertising
All products shall be of promised content and quality. Advertising shall be honest and law abiding.
In order to ensure fairness and avoid any adverse impact on business, all community activities with the Company name shall be duly authorized before being undertaken. Such activities shall be unbiased, and not be promoting any religion that can harm any business interests of the Company.
Aforeserve believes in fairness and equality.In order to avoid any conflicts and political alignments, the Company shall not participate in any political activities or contributions.
Gifting and Entertainment
Aforeserve and its employees shall neither receive nor offer or make, directly or indirectly, any illegal payments, remuneration, gifts, donations or comparable benefits that are intended, or perceived, to obtain uncompetitive favors for the conduct of its business.
The employees may however accept and offer nominal gifts during course of the business, provided such gifts are customarily given and are of a commemorative nature, such as diaries, calendars and other stationery items. Employees may also attend and take others out for normal or customary business lunch, dinner and functions. These shall however not impact or compromise objectivity and fairness of an employee to get decisions for the Company.
Health, Safety and Environment
Aforeserve shall strive to provide a safe, healthy, clean and ergonomic working environment for its people and guests. It shall also strive to prevent any wasteful use of natural resources (including water) and is committed to improving the environment. Wherever feasible it will reduce, replace, recycle or regenerate articles consumed in its operations.