Code of Conduct for Suppliers

Introduction

Vollcom Digital, a pioneer in digital marketing, web development, and e-commerce, is dedicated to fostering sustainable growth and professional achievement.

Our commitment to social and ecological responsibility is fundamental to our operations.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Standards

Suppliers must comply with applicable laws and uphold ethical standards, especially those concerning human rights, the environment, and fair business. This includes support for:

  • United Nations Global Compact
  • UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Principles on Business and Human Rights
  • International Labor Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

Human Rights and Workplace Safety

  • Child Labor: Suppliers must not employ children below the legal working age. A minimum age of 15 is set regardless of local laws.
  • Forced Labor: No use of forced, bonded, or involuntary labor is permitted.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Commitment to equal opportunities without discrimination.
  • Occupational Safety: Compliance with health and safety laws is mandatory.
  • Fair Remuneration: Wages must meet local industry standards and legal requirements.
  • Working Hours: Adherence to local regulations concerning working hours and overtime.
  • Freedom of Association: Recognition of workers’ rights to unionize and collective bargaining.

Environmental Responsibility

  • Compliance with environmental laws and efforts to minimize ecological impact.
  • Resource conservation and sustainable practices.
  • Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Climate Agreement.

Data Protection and Security

  • Strict adherence to data protection laws, especially GDPR.
  • Commitment to transparency and security in data handling.

Business Ethics

  • Zero tolerance for bribery and corruption.
  • Compliance with trade regulations and anti-money laundering laws.
  • Commitment to fair competition and respect for intellectual property.

Community Engagement

  • Encouragement of initiatives aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Risk Management and Compliance

  • Suppliers must identify and mitigate risks of breaching this Code.
  • Continuous improvement and progress reporting in key areas like environmental protection and diversity.
  • Vollcom Digital reserves the right to verify compliance through audits or assessments.

Adaptability and Continuous Dialogue

  • Vollcom Digital may revise this Code based on risk analyses, with suppliers being informed in advance.
  • An objection period will be provided for suppliers to address concerns.