CODE OF ETHICS AND BUSINESS CONDUCT
Code of ethics
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Mobius Protection systems LTD – Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
Our commitment to ethical behaviour and the solid ethical foundations are one of the most essential components of Mobius-PS operation. We are committed to doing business the right way, based on a culture of ethics and compliance.
In the long term, we can successfully face the challenges of competitive market environment by accepting the imperatives of moral responsibility, both as individuals and as a company. In performing the job duties, the employees should always act lawfully, ethically and in the best interests of Mobius-PS.
This CODE OF ETHICS AND BUSINESS CONDUCT of Mobius-PS serves as our ethical commitment and as a guide to proper business conduct for all of our stakeholders. We, at Mobius-PS are committed to doing business legally, ethically and in a transparent manner.
This document applies to all staff who work for the Mobius-PS (including officers, directors, managers, team leaders, employees, temporary, agency, interim, sub-contractor, or consultant staff), and also include other organisations who do business with us.
Mobius-PS expects its staff to be impartial and honest in all affairs relating to their job. All staff bear a responsibility in general, to be of good faith and do nothing to destroy the trust necessary for employment.
The success of our business is based on the trust we earn from our employees, customers, and shareholders. We gain credibility by adhering to our commitment to fairness and reaching our goals solely through ethical conduct. All staff are expected to adhere to this Code in their professional, as well as personal conduct, treat everyone with respect, honesty and fairness.
Mobius-PS is open to any questions at any time and will not allow punishment or retaliation against anyone for reporting a misconduct in good faith.
Managers and leaders have higher responsibility for demonstrating, also through their actions, the importance of this Code. Managers and leaders are responsible for promptly addressing every raised ethical question or concern. Employees must cooperate in investigations of potential or alleged misconduct.
Non-compliance to this Code considered as a misconduct that could warrant disciplinary action, including termination of employment or other contract in deserving cases.
We are committed to making efforts to apply our values and norms also throughout the entire value chain of our own suppliers, sub-contractors, service providers and business partners.
2. Ethical VALUES
Our core values at Mobius-PS are:
●Trustworthiness ● Respect for others ● Responsibility ● Accountability ● Reliability ● Partnership
3. Ethical Decision-making
Ethical conduct is a value-driven decision-making. Several key questions can help to identify situations that may be unethical, inappropriate or illegal. Ask yourself:
Is what I am doing legal? ● Does it reflect our company values and ethics? ● Does it comply with the Code and company rules/policies? ● Does it respect the rights of others? ● How would it look if it made the news headlines? ● Am I being loyal to my family, my company and myself? ● Is this the right thing to do? ● What would I tell my child to do? ● Have I been asked to misrepresent information or deviate from normal procedure?
4. Compliance with laws and regulations
Our commitment to integrity begins with complying with laws, rules and regulations. We understand and comply with the legal requirements and commercial practices of lawful business.
We are committed to adhere to every valid and binding contractual agreement that we conclude, and we do not abuse our rights.
Our staff must follow applicable laws and regulations, and must ensure compliant operation.
5. Sustainability: People + Profit + Planet
We are committed to meet current requirements without compromising the needs of future generations. To this, we combine economic, environmental, and social factors in our operation and our business decisions.
6. Fair labour practices and working conditions
We are committed to promote equality in our employment practices and to fair employment and remuneration policy in compliance with applicable laws. We are firmly opposed to employ or contract child or slave labour or any form of forced or compulsory or bonded labour. We condemn all forms of illegal, unfair, unethical labour practice that exploits workforce, destroys social security or serves as tax evasion, including but not limited to undeclared and “grey” work or holding back wages.
Our staff shall act with integrity and treat their colleagues and others through the work with full respect.
7. Discrimination and harassment
We provide equal opportunity in employment and we do not tolerate any discrimination or harassment or any type from abuse. No direct or indirect discrimination shall take place based on any professionally non-relevant trait or circumstance, like gender, marital status, age, national or social or ethnic origin, colour, religion and political opinion, disability, sexual orientation, employee representation, property, birth or other status. Any kind of discriminatory behaviour, harassment, bullying or victimization is prohibited.
All staff is expected to follow the highest standards of conduct in all verbal and written communication based on mutual respect, and must refrain from any form of harassment, slander or any behaviour that could be taken as offensive, intimidating, humiliating, malicious or insulting.
8. Health, Safety and Environment
We provide clean, safe and healthy work conditions and we are dedicated to maintaining a healthy environment. We are committed to minimise the impact on the natural environment of our operations. We make efforts to reduce the use of finite resources, like energy or water, and the harmful emissions, like waste.
All staff must follow and comply with every relevant health, safety and environmental protection laws, regulations and rules all times.
9. Fair competition and business conduct
Our relationships with business partners are built upon trust and mutual benefits compliant with competition law. We are dedicated to ethical and fair competition, as we sell products and services based on their quality, functionality and competitive pricing. We will make independent pricing and marketing decisions and will not improperly cooperate or coordinate our activities with our competitors. We will not offer or solicit improper payments or gratuities, nor will we engage or assist in unlawful boycotts of particular customers. We commit to comply with all applicable trade controls, restrictions, sanctions and import-export embargos.
We do not allow any violence of the fairness of any tendering process in any way. We refrain from damaging competition and the reputation of any business partners and any behaviour that harms competitor’s creditability.
We do not hold back maliciously, unlawfully or unduly payments towards our partners, and we do not allow such practices in our supply chain, we fight the unethical practice of “debt chain”.
Our staff is responsible for ensuring fair business during their job and adhere to every competition, consumer protection and fair marketing rule. Customers and business partners shall be treated fairly and equally, products and services shall be displayed in a manner that is fair and accurate (fair marketing and advertising), and that discloses all relevant information.
We firmly condemn and do not tolerate all forms of corruption. It is prohibited directly or indirectly offering, promising, giving, asking, soliciting or accepting any unfair advantage or benefit, in order to obtain, retain or facilitate in any way the business. An unfair advantage or benefit may include cash, any cash equivalent (e.g. voucher), gift, credit, discount, travel, personal advantage, accommodation or services. We do not permit facilitation (or “grease”) payments to government officials or private business in order to secure or speed up routine actions. Corruption also covers the misuse of function or position as well, when someone makes that false appearance that s/he improperly influences a decision maker.
Corruption for either to obtain or retain business, or to obtain or retain an advantage in the conduct of business is considered gross misconduct. Similarly accepting or allowing another person to accept a bribe is considered gross misconduct. Our staff’s has to account for all benefits received in the course of doing business and must to not give or receive bribes or otherwise act corruptly.