Lefrik respects and ensures fulfillment of the following commitments
To guarantee compliance with the code of conduct our supply factory has been audited by SEDEX and has passed the SMETA 4 pillars in ethical practices. SEDEX performs around labor rights, health and safety. The 4 pillars of the SMETA audit consists in these four stages: labor standards, environmental management, health and safety, business integrity. We are committed to:
- Develop an internal code of conduct and CSR plan.
- Discuss the code of conduct with our factory or any factory we plan to source from.
- Check past audits and ask to see the audit reports.
- Work with a limited number of factories and try to develop strong long term working relationships. Visit the factories and conduct inspections with a health and safety checklist.
- Discuss with the factory management on what is a reasonable lead time. Making sure we are giving them enough time. Avoiding last minute changes.
- If issues are found in a factory we source from, we work with the factory to remediate and make improvements rather than ceasing production.
Child labor is not used and there won’t be recruitment of child labor.
Young persons between the age of 16 and 18 won’t be employed at night and won’t be exposed to dangerous tasks.
We will not use, nor will we promote the use of forced labor, nor will we ask our staff to leave in our custody any "deposits", or identity documents, when entering into a working relationship with our company. Employment is freely chosen.
Working hours are defined by contract an do not exceed 48 hours per week. Overtime hours are recognized and properly compensated.
Bearing in mind the risks specific to our activity and installations, we will establish a safe and healthy working environment, and will take appropriate measures to prevent accidents and injuries caused during working activity or associated to the same, through the limitation, as far as is reasonably practical, of the causes of risks inherent to our working environment.
Workers receive regular health and safety training, and this training is always repeated for new or reassigned workers.
Workers are provided with access to clean toilet facilities and to potable water, and sanitary facilities for food storage and lunch times.
We will not carry out, nor will we promote, any form of discrimination based on reasons of race, caste, national origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, trade union participation, political affiliation or age when hiring, paying, training, promoting, dismissing or giving retirement to our staff.
We will strive to comply with all applicable environmental requirements of a legal nature. We will reduce the quantity and weight of packaging and containers, guaranteeing the protection of the product. We will minimize the use of heavy metals and other materials which may have negative impacts on the environment. On our packaging and containers we will include the corresponding labels as stipulated in the place of destination of the product, which guarantee the correct waste management for the containers.
Quality (ISO 9001) that guarantees traceability and control of our processes.
Environment (ISO 14001) ensuring our activity is sustainable.
Social responsibility (SA 8000) with the commitment to fair working conditions.