Godrej Sustainability Report

24 As a part of G&B’s ongoing endeavour to strengthen the Company and its commitment to carry out business operations with integrity and high standards of business conduct, the Company has revised some of its corporate policies. Click on the links given below to view the respective policy document (also available on the Company’s intranet for easy reference to employees): • Code of Ethics and Business Conduct • Whistle Blower Policy • Fraud Investigation Guidelines The Company has also detailed out the Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption (ABAC) Policy to ensure that employees act professionally, fairly and with integrity in all their business dealings and relationships. The purpose of documenting these policies in the form of a Policy document is to ensure that all the Company’s employees who are spread across geographies, have a shared understanding of the same and contribute towards upholding the values of the Company and stay deeply committed to unyielding integrity and the highest standards of business conduct in every action and activity that G&B does. The policy is disseminated to stakeholders like employees and suppliers through workshops, e-mailers and e-learning programs.These policy documents are also available on the Company’s website for reference of the Company’s external business partners and third parties. There were no reported incidents of corruption during 2016-2019. There were no contributions made to political parties, politicians, related institutions by the Company during 2016-2019. The Company is committed to providing work environment that ensures that every employee is treated with dignity and respect and afforded equitable treatment. Also, promoting a work environment that is conducive to the professional growth of its employees and encouraging equality of The Company has a robust environmental compliance management system. Compliance submission reports are periodically tracked through an online in-house legal compliance tool. Processes for environmental compliance-related activities are mapped under regular process management. Corporate audit and Environmental Engineering Services teams randomly check compliances at regular intervals and work on improvement areas identified (if any). No cases of non-compliance with environmental laws and/or regulations were reported during the reporting period. Godrej has developed comprehensive policies, principles and processes to help ensure human rights are respected and protected, at workplace. Aligned with the Indian Laws, the organization embraces responsible workplace practices and upholds the principles of Human Rights throughout its operations. During the reporting period, no instances of non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area were reported. The Company is actively involved in various committees that decide on future regulations, policies and implementation plans. The senior executives are active members of various industry bodies that participate in the development of public policy addressing issues affecting industry, business, products and customers. POLICY ON PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORKPLACE POLICY FOR ANTI - BRIBERY & ANTI CORRUPTION opportunity is the Company’s responsibility. The Company does not tolerate any form of sexual harassment and is committed to take all necessary steps to ensure that its employees are not subjected to any form of harassment. ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE SOCIOECONOMIC COMPLIANCE PUBLIC POLICY