CODE OF ETHICS ŽDB DRÁTOVNA a.s.

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Our company ZDB DRÁTOVNA a.s., is a company with a long tradition of steelmaking.We stand on the values since the year 1885, since we it was founded. We take on a professional level and provide superior products and services in line with the slogan „The Iron tradition of quality“.

WE RESPECT ETHICAL PRINCIPLES

• Ethical principles and respect of the law are fundamental principles of our behavior and corporate culture.

• Our company was established and is existing under the laws applicable in the Czech Republic; this law or any other law governing our relations are governed, constantly watching, know, honor and unconditionally; consistently adhere.

• We strive to make our relationships with our business partners, public authorities, our employees and the public have been long established, stable and based on mutual respect and justified confidence in  a fair hearing.

• We act and take its decisions in accordance with the principles of employee collegiality and fair trade and consistent with the rights and duties that we derive from law decisions of public authorities and  of contractual relationships, which we participant.

WE APPRECIATE OUR EMPLOYEES

• Respect for human rights is obvious in our company. We do not encourage nor tolerate any acts of discrimination. We condemn any form of violence, forced or otherwise illegal work.

• We condemn the abuse of child labor. We employ only persons meeting the statutory requirements.

• We provide training for students of secondary vocational schools for our operations; we do so under agreements with these schools in a special mode, with the age, knowledge and experience of students.

• We do not tolerate any illegal work, even among our trading partners.

• The standard in our relationships with employees are always procedures and conditions established by law. This also applies to the conclusion and the content of employment contracts or other employment contracts and agreements, working hours, granting time off, breaks, ordering overtime pay, making deductions from wages or termination of labor relations.

• Our employees properly reward for work performance, including bonuses for work in the afternoon, at night, on weekends and on public holidays and overtime. Beyond the law we provide our employees with social and other benefits.

• In relation to our employees, but also in relation to public authorities, we fulfill all our statutory disclosure.

• We respect our employees' rights, including the right to organize and bargain collectively. We respect the position of trade unions operating in our enterprise as representatives of our employees and consider them our partners in social dialogue.

• With our employees consistently communicate including meetings and meetings with top management and other senior employees, as well as informing our employees about current issues through central signposts and information boards in the workplace.

• We welcome questions and comments to our employees for whom they are in our company also usable clipboard „Suggestions and questions“.

• Every two years we carry out surveys of satisfaction and motivation of our employees.

• All our employees regularly evaluate annually.

• We are open to complaints of our employees or other persons; We are allowing them to file complaints, including anonymous and those complaints responsibly deal.

WE CARE ABOUT THE SAFETY AND HEALTH

• Safety and health of our employees is an organic part of all our activities and has the highest priority. In our company we create the best possible working conditions. We maintain security program for the prevention of accidents; we make sure that every working activity was conducted safe working practices.

• We have processed and systematically evaluate and update the system of identification and risk assessment of possible health damage at work, also containing measures to mitigate risk of injury.

• We confess prevention. Our staff continuously educate and nurture the work safety and health protection.

• provide our employees with personal protective equipment according to the list drawn up for each job. Employees in jobs with high thermal or physical exertion provide protective beverages.

• Consistently we provide assessment of the medical fitness of our employees in the study of medical examinations; We do not allow the performance of work inadequate medical staff.

• If, despite our efforts to the accident, we apply our system comprising providing first aid, reporting and investigating accidents or other unfortunate events and taking measures to & nbsp; prevent its recurrence of a to damages.

WE APPRECIATE OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS

• To our business partners is handled as an people that we are equal, we are dealing with them honestly and & nbsp; transparent, and respectfully, equitably.

• We anticipate that our business partners profess the same principles as we do; if we make sure that we do not, we respect it if it's not contrary to law and if it does not induce excessive risk or non-injurious.

• It commits us that our business partners to create value. In relation to the our products we apply the principle of continuous improvement, increasing their value added at while reducing the environmental burden. We are implementing a strategy of zero errors.

• Our suppliers chosen with thorough care in order to respect the quality of our products. With our suppliers, we negotiate agreements quality and evaluate the performance of their obligations.

• We provide adequate supervision over the observance of labor and technological processes and addressing any complaints of our business partners. We evaluate the satisfaction of our business partners.

• We want our business partner worked with us consistently, or to the & nbsp; give us back. The success of our business partner and our success.

• We profess the unity of words and deeds; What we promise, we will do. We support ethical business culture and performs his duties carefully, honestly and honestly.

• We are ready to negotiate with our business partners in the audit our company.

WE CONDEMN ANY MANIFESTATIONS OF CORRUPTION

• We confess zero tolerance for offering or taking bribes.

• We lead our employees strictly to make refrain from any act of corruption; nobody in context performance of work for our company, on our behalf or with reference to our enterprise solicit or accept any transaction in exchange for providing or promise to provide any benefits, nor such a service offering or supplying.

RESPECT OF COMPETITION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

• We advocate a free, honest and fair competition; We do not do anything that would undermine such competition.

• Avoid conflicts of interest and situations that may raise the suspicion of such a conflict, including conflict of our interests with the interests of our business; any conduct in a conflict of interest is only possible if permitted by law.

• We respect the intellectual property rights interest in protecting the confidentiality of trade secrets and other confidential information and these rights and this information will uphold the scope of the legislation, contracts with business partners, data subject's consent and business ethics.

• We protect the personal information of our employees, as well as all other persons whose personal information we have been provided.

• All our employees who & nbsp; the performance of their work duties come into contact with the personal information of the information constituting a trade secret or a & nbsp; other confidential information, are obliged to maintain confidentiality on these data and & nbsp; information.

WE ARE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE

• We fulfill our corporate mission „We will come along way together.“.

• We support the region and strive to contribute to further improving the quality of life of its inhabitants.

PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT

• Protecting the environment is a fundamental part of our policy. The standard is the least fulfilling all the requirements of legislation and permission granted by us on the basis of the authorities.

• Long-term plan, we strive for continuously reducing our impact on the environment of our company.

• To meet the environmental protection principles we have set up a apply management systems waste at which prefer recycling system of closed water circuits and sewage industrial water treatment chemicals and management energy; Priority is also a significant reduction in  pollutant emissions into air.

These principles are the basic starting point of our internal regulations, including • Conditions of employment

• technical and organizational regulations (TOP) and related internal standards and in them they are concretized. These principles are respected and their observance in our company and check enforce.



Bohumin 1.10.2016


Januš Szkuta, MBA, v.r., Chairman, CEO
Ing. Petr Adamek, v.r., Chairman of the Board, Sales Director