About Madhu Groups
An essential hallmark of leadership is respect for the Health ,Environment and Safety. Everyday, all of us in this Group are actively committed to pursuing the ambitious objectives of the Saint-Gobain EHS Policy through the implementation of the following principles
Respect for the law and for best management practices
Management of all forms of risk
Measurable priorities and performances, based upon particularly effective performance standards found in the Group for comparable sites
Application of the EHS Policy to outside contractors who are working on a Group site Continuous, responsible and open dialogue with our partners (public authorities, clients, suppliers).
Code of Conduct, Principles of Action
Over the years, the Saint-Gobain Group has evolved a number of principles, which have guided the activities of the Group across the world. These shared principles have been given written expression to strengthen their application within the Group, to view of their global scope and relevance. The application of these principles is a required for belonging to the Saint-Gobain Group. The Saint-Gobain Group's General Principles of Conduct and Action can be summarized as follows:
It means mobilizing to the best of one's ability the knowledge and know-how of the individual and also calls for training to keep both up to date. It requires personal commitment and willingness to take on the tasks assigned and to acquire knowledge necessary to do the job. It implies the effective contribution of each person will be caring particularly for the environment and for worker health and safety..
Respect For Others
It is an absolute prerequisite for the personal and professional development of each person. It applies throughout the Group worldwide. It implies an acceptance of pluralism and other cultures of the people of all origins. It is expressed in a readiness to listen to others, to explain, to inform, and to engage in dialogue.
Integrity requires a rigorous adherence to probity in all the professional activities. It means that no individual may compromise the interests of the Group entrusted to that individual in favour of his or her own private interests whether it dealing within the Group or it dealing on behalf of the Group with third parties, whatever local practices might be. Detailed rules of conduct will be adopted for certain categories of Group personnel where the nature of their responsibilities so requires.
It requires honesty and fairness in dealing with colleagues, subordinates and superiors third parties with the Group. In particular, Loyalty is incompatible with the pursuit of self-interest where the latter conflicts with the goals of the individual company. It implies the adherence to the guidelines and internal rules of individual companies and the Group.
It is based on a sense of individual responsibility at the work, which prevails over self-centered thinking. It encourages team work and bringing out the best from each person, in order to achieve the objectives of the company and the Group. It means rejecting management or operational methods geared more to the self-satisfaction of individuals rather than the interests of the individual company .
Principles of Action
Respect For the Law
All Group of companies must apply in all areas and regulations of the countries where they do business. Particularly drawn to the areas described below. All Group of companies must prohibit all actions which might breach applicable norms of competition law. They must refrain from any of the financing political parties or activities, even if allowed under local law. They must also reject all forms of active or passive corruption whether in international or domestic transactions. Furthermore, loopholes or inadequacies in any such laws or regulations where this would be non-compliance with the norms of the Saint-Gobain Group in the areas described below.
Caring For The Environment
Group of companies are to actively promote the protection of the environment. All company sites, wherever they are located, must be managed in a way that allows the regular monitoring of environmental performances and the setting of clear environmental targets and measuring the same against these targets.They must strive to raised the main relevant environmental performance standards of their sites to the level of particularly effective performance standards found in the Group for comparable sites even if that going beyond the requirements of local legislation.
Worker Health and Safety
Group of companies are to take particular care to adopt all measures necessary to ensure the best possible protection against health and safety risks in the workplace. They must adopt risk reduction policies and follow their due application of the same, checking actual results against the applicable standards. Such policies apply to their own employees and to employees of sub-contractors, when the latter are working on a Group site. They must strive to raise the main relevant health and safety performance standards of their sites to the levels of particularly effective performance standards found in the Group for comparable sites even if that going beyond the requirements of local legislation.
Group of companies must scrupulously ensure that employees rights are respected. They must promote an dialogue with their employees. In addition, and without limitation, they must respect the following rules, even if not provided by the applicable local law. They must refrain from any of recourse to forced labour, compulsory labour, or child labour whether directly or indirectly or through sub-contractors when the latter are working on a Group site; and they must refrain from any of discrimination with respect to their employees, whether in the recruitment process, at hiring, or during or at the end of the employment relationship.