Code of Ethics of UAB Daumantai LT

I. INTRODUCTION

The Code of Ethics of UAB Daumantai LT (hereinafter the Code) sets out the operational principles and principles of conduct, norms of professional ethics to be followed in performing their professional duties by the company employees (hereinafter the employees).

The Code has been developed in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, the Labour Code Republic of Lithuania, the Law on Companies, the Law on Food Product Safety Act and other legislation.

II. BASIC PRINCIPLES

The company respects the basic rights of employees, treats them fairly and with respect, provides safe working conditions, promotes the best use of staff skills and development, as well as offers equal opportunities for professional development.

Employees are loyal, they act independently, fairly, objectively and reasonably, selflessly, they do not demean their colleagues and the company, adhere to high standards of professional ethics and avoid situations that could lead to a conflict of interest.

Employees must respect human rights, and not discriminate against individuals or groups by their language or proposed decisions (based on race, nationality, sex, age, physical disability, political opinion, philosophical world view or religious beliefs, marital status).

Employees must exercise due diligence to effectively and fully exploiting their skills and capacity to carry out duties assigned to them, must understand the importance of their duties and obligations. Employees must comply with the laws and other legal requirements, maintain and strengthen the public confidence in the companies of food industry.

The company complies with the principles of goodwill and mutual trust, and makes efforts to create a working and friendly atmosphere.

III. MUTUAL RELATIONS

Employees are encouraged to be loyal to each other and try to cooperate. Loyalty means assistance, advice, openness and transparency in dealing with managers and other colleagues, implementation of objectives delegated by the management, and compliance with their guidelines. Employees are encouraged to maintain the friendly working environment in the company, to prevent conflicts, to eliminate reasons for disagreement, to be polite, helpful and neat.

Departmental managers must treat subordinates politely, and give instructions to them in a clear and understandable manner.

Employees must protect the company's assets, not to use it for personal purposes and to prevent such use by third parties. All equipment and work tools are given for employees to use at service, except in cases where the company's legislation allows to use them for personal purposes.

Employees are required to make every effort to limit the company costs so that the available resources are used in the most expedient manner.

During non-working hours employees are recommended to act in accordance with generally accepted norms of conduct.

IV. RELATIONS WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, CUSTOMERS AND SOCIETY

Customer relations

– Tolerant communication, avoiding categorical and misleading statements

– Investigating any misunderstanding with the client

– Providing high-quality and safe products and quality services to business partners and customers.

Relations with competitors

Avoiding competitive advantage by unfair and dirty methods.

Following the principles of business ethics.

Acting in accordance with the competition legislation.

Relations with public authorities, government officials, political parties and organizations

– Maintaining good relationships with public authorities and organizations.

– Complying with the legislation in force in order to provide timely, accurate and complete information to public authorities.

– Enabling authorities to verify the Company's activities.

Employees are not prohibited from participating in political activities, from being nominated for election, from leading the election campaign, raising funds or otherwise contributing to the party activities, but these actions must be clearly distinguished from their professional activities and responsibility. Employees must ensure that their expressed political position is understood as their personal, rather than the company's opinion.

V. NORMS OF CONDUCT

Conflict of interests

Employees should avoid any actions, decisions and situations where their personal, family or financial interests may undermine the legitimate operations of the company or be in conflict with the company's interests.

Employees must act in good faith, responsibly, selflessly and avoid situations that could lead to conflicts of interest.

The ability of employees to act objectively could be downgraded if they have any personal interest or commitments, contrary to the legitimate interests of the company.

Gifts, entertainment and bribery

The company does not offer nor accept gifts or services if it affects the decision of the receiving party in company's favour. Gifts, entertainment and personal services for third parties may be provided only when their value is negligible and they are consistent with normal business practice

Employees may not accept or give gifts, to offer or receive entertainment and other personal benefits, which could in any way affect their activities related to the business of the company.

Employees can give and receive only symbolic gifts of small value

Employees may accept invitations to receptions, cultural events, or feasts related to their activities, and if this does not represent obligations relating to employment.

Offering, promising or receiving bribes directly or indirectly is intolerable. And please must report any such actions immediately to the direct supervisor or the company's management.

Confidential information

It is important to ensure the protection of the company's confidential information. Confidential information is financial and technical information as well as details of the shareholders, employees and customers that may not be made public. The employee must be aware that information is confidential, and if in doubt, must clarify it.

An employee may not disclose information to another person who is not employed in the company, except when having such permit. Employees are also prohibited from disclosing confidential information to their family members and friends. Confidential formation within the company should be disclosed only and when it is necessary.

Employees must not use confidential information for illegal purposes. They must also take steps to safeguard the confidential information against loss, theft, unauthorized use or modification.

Employees leaving the company must be reminded of their responsibility to continue to protect and not to disclose confidential information, which they have learned while working in the company.

Charity and support

The company distributes and provides support for persons or organisations entitled to it. Priority is given to institutions and organizations in the district of Kedainiai for support of the town and regional events, environmental education of children and adults, cultural, sports activities and health promotion.

Support is provided directly to beneficiaries, to support in their specific activities.

We support projects that create and develop a healthy, creative and socially responsible society.

VI. FINAL PROVISIONS

If employees become aware of, or suspect violations of the company's operating principles and the Code of Ethics, they should contact their immediate supervisor for advice. A person may also consult with the company's legal counsel, an employee in charge of human resources in the company.

Every employee having in his disposition information about the services, is not allowed to make it public until it has been officially published, and must also take steps to ensure the compliance with the obligations on timely disclosure of the company's information.

 

 

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