Siemon Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility Policy
Siemon fully embraces corporate, social and environmental responsibility and is fully committed to compliance with the Responsible Business Alliance Code Of Conduct (“Code”). We regard compliance as a total supply chain initiative that requires our suppliers to acknowledge and implement the Code. We encourage all employees to recognize those responsibilities and to always behave in a responsible manner. We actively pursue initiatives that support our diverse workforce, enhance and protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. We seek to lead by example and continually improve. We strive to work with suppliers, customers, and community members who share our values:
Siemon is committed to protecting and preserving our environment through continual improvement in the design and manufacture of high quality products. Siemon’s Environmental Management System ensures compliance to applicable laws, regulations, permits, pollution prevention practices and policies in the selection, use, and disposal of all materials used in the office and production processes. Siemon establishes on-going environmental objectives and targets to continue waste minimization efforts in all aspects of our business.
Siemon practices social responsibility by contributing both funds and employee time to national and local charities and organizations. Employees are actively encouraged to volunteer.
Health and Safety
Siemon is committed to promoting the safety of its employees and will allocate the financial, technical, and managerial resources necessary to meet this goal through effective safety and health plans that result in the following
- Safeguards for work environments, equipment and tools
- Detailed work procedures that incorporate safety
- Trained and knowledgeable employees who perform their jobs safely and in accordance with established procedures
- Systems to identify and correct safety deficiencies
- Emergency Preparedness
We are committed to upholding high ethical standards in all of our global offices and operations. We believe in the principles of honesty, fairness, and respect for individual and community rights and freedoms. Employees are expected to use good judgment, adhere to high ethical standards at all times, and to avoid situations that create an actual or perceived conflict between their personal interests and those of the organization. All communications, activities and transactions in which employees participate are expected to be honest, ethical and lawful.
All Siemon employees are expected to treat each other respectfully, to be resourceful in solving problems and implementing improvements to support each other, to do what is right, and to have the highest standards of excellence in everything that we do for our customers, our suppliers, our communities and ourselves.
We seek to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve all over the world by embracing diversity in all its forms – race, gender, thought and experience. We promote a culture of inclusion within our workforce. We source materials and services from suppliers who share our values.
Siemon’s policy when recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, and terminating employees does not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sexual orientation, veteran status, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, ancestry, sex or mental or physical disability or any other characteristic as protected by federal, state, or local law. Siemon will reasonably accommodate all applicants and employees as long as doing so does not create an undue hardship. Siemon is committed to seeking the best qualified personnel to fill each available position and will reward each employee based on his or her job performance.
Carl Siemon, CEO
Siemon Doc 2047 Rev 02/13/2019