Generic Code of Ethic Audit 2017-10-16T08:28:59+00:00

Generic Code of Ethic Audit

At GSCS is developed their generic social audit program based on universal code of ethics for all customers.
The minimum, we require that all clients of GSCS should be meet the following standards:

Child Labor: GSCS clients will not use child labor. Production facilities that employ employees less than 16 years of age would be considered in violation of code of conduct and subject to immediate termination of contract.

Involuntary Labor: Manufacturers will not use any forced or involuntary labor, whether prison, bonded, indentured or otherwise.

Harassment: Each employee will be treated with respect and dignity and will not be subjected to violence, punishment or abuse.

Non-discrimination: Manufacturers will employ fair practices in hiring and other practices not limited to salary, benefits, advancement, termination on the basis of race, religion, age, nationality, social or ethnic origin, gender, political opinion, or disability.

Association: The rights to associate organize, and bargain collectively will be respected by manufacturers without penalty.

Health & Safety: Manufacturers will provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The same requirements will need to be met for employee housing.

Compensation: At minimum, manufacturers will comply with all applicable wage and hour laws and regulations including those relating to minimum wages, overtime, maximum hours, and other elements of compensation, and provide legally mandated benefits. If local laws do not provide for overtime pay, manufacturers will pay at least regular wages for overtime work. Employees will be entitled to at least one day off in every seven-day period.

Health & Safety: Manufacturers will provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The same requirements will need to be met for employee housing.

Protection of Environment: Manufacturers will comply will all applicable environmental laws and regulations including local and national codes.

Improper Payments: Manufacturers will comply with all laws dealing with improper or illegal payments and agrees to not pay, promise to pay or authorize the payment of any money or offer anything of value to the GSCS Universal auditors throughout the auditing process.

GSCS goal is that all findings are the opportunity of improvement of manufacturers.

WHY GSCS

  • In-depth knowledge of, experience with, and core competencies in – compliance monitoring, manufacturing issues, labor standards and local practices and customs
  • Years of experience developing and implementing solutions for high-profile multinational companies
  • Web-based solutions for real-time access to audit status, audit results, and supply chain trends
  • Architects of comprehensive code of conduct programs for the most sophisticated organization
  • The knowledge and understanding of important issues of concern to stakeholders
  • Proven ability to deliver seamless global services – with rapid response capabilities
  • Proven ability to provide collaborative visits for multiple clients to share costs and remediation efforts