Commitment to the code is a shared framework of professional responsibility that affirms our pledge to the core values of our organization and therefore its compliance is obligatory.
Compliance with the rules and regulations
All employees are bound to comply with the rules and regulation of the organization; all actions should be within the parameters of the rules and regulations. Any action against the guidelines should be reported to concern Manager/Head of HR or one can refer to the Whistleblowing Policy in our Employee Handbook.
Safe, Secure and Healthy Working Conditions
We are committed to providing safe and healthy working conditions at all our premises. Safety and health are paramount in all business decisions and must be an integral part of our culture. It is the duty of every employee to follow the safety & health guidelines.
Anti-bribery and Corruption
We are committed to implementing fair and ethical business practices, and avoiding corruption of all kinds, including bribery, commission, kickbacks or any malpractices from the vendors, suppliers or within the organization with any staff member. The company, its employees and anyone acting on our behalf, must abide and follow.
Business Gifts and Entertainment
Business gifts, entertainment and hospitality on a modest scale are commonly used to build goodwill. However, Blue EX forbids any unethical gifts, entertainment or hospitality. The limitation of gift acceptance is clearly mentioned in the business, gifts and entertainment policy in our Employee Handbook.
Equality and Fair Treatment
We commit to ensuring fair treatment for all employees based on merit in our process and procedures. We continuously strive to promote a work environment that is free of harassment, bullying and abusive conduct – whether physical, verbal or visual. Every employee is bound to follow the equality and fair treatment guidelines provided in HR manual.
Company Assets and Information
We act with integrity and responsible to prevent the misuse or loss of company resources and assets by being cautions and alert in our work. We treat company’s information as one of the most valued assets and handle confidential and sensitive information with utmost care which includes software, logos, letterheads, laptops, visiting cards, uniforms or any other material that is company’s property.
Conflict of Interest
Acting with integrity requires being free from conflicts of interest in all decision making. A conflict of interest occurs whenever the prospect of direct or indirect personal gain may influence our judgement or actions while conducting company business. We expect our employees to uphold the letter and spirit of our code of conduct in all their dealings and abide by the guidelines mentioned within. To this effect, willful violations of the code shall result in appropriate and just disciplinary action.
Social Media/Internet Community
At Blue EX, we understand that social media can be fun and rewarding way to share your opinions with co-workers. In particular, uploading, posting, forwarding or posting a link to any of the following types of material on a social media website such as our logos, a false defamatory statement about any person or organization or any material.
Attendance & Punctuality
All employees are bound to comply with the rules of attendance and punctuality. Employees should be at their work station by the start of each workday at the time designated by the department.
Uniform & Presentation
Employees should always be dressed neatly and appropriately for the type of work they perform. This includes wearing appropriate uniforms, footwear and the identification of badges/cards. Avoid using abusive language and smoking, chewing of pan, gutka or drugs inside the office.
We do not tolerate harassment in the workplace. This applies whether the person being harassed or doing the harassing to employee or a non-employee. Harassment involves a pattern of abusive and degrading conduct (such as verbal abuse, sexually explicit or derogatory comments or images, mimicry, unwanted touching, or lewd or offensive gestures, bullying or jokes) Such harassment can occur in or outside the office, or through social media which should be reported on immediate basis.
We are committed to a supportive work environment, where employees have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential. Blue EX is expected to do their utmost to create a workplace culture that is free of harassment, intimidation, bias, and unlawful discrimination. In the case of non-compliance with this Code, BLUE EX shall have the right and/or obligation to take disciplinary action, including but not limited to one or more of the following actions:
- Warnings (verbal and/or written).
- Termination of employment/services.
- Financial penalties.
- Declaration to regulators.
- Legal action and/or lawsuits.
The level and type of disciplinary action is driven by the non- compliance’s nature, scope, intent and materiality of potential consequences. For further guidelines, refer to the Employee Handbook.