Telit Cinterion Group Suppliers Code of Conduct
The Telit Cinterion group (“Telit Cinterion”, “we”, “us” and “our”) is committed to conducting its business with the utmost integrity and in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and to partner with businesses sharing that commitment.
This code of conduct applies to all suppliers, vendors, subcontractors, licensees and agents that provide products, goods and/or services to Telit Cinterion (each “Supplier”). This code defines our minimum expectations.
Supplier will promptly upon request complete and submit its required self-assessment, due diligence questionnaires and reasonably required documentation. In addition, Supplier shall participate and support Telit Cinterion’s efforts in periodically validating its Suppliers’ compliance with this policy.
We may reconsider our willingness to partner or continue partnering with Suppliers who fail to comply with this policy.
Compliance with Laws – Supplier must comply with all applicable international, national, state and local laws and regulations; including, but not limited to, those related to export control, privacy, labor, immigration, health and safety and the environment.
Ethics, Conflict of interests, Anti Bribery and Corruption – Supplier is required to avoid actions that may result in conflicts of interest with Telit Cinterion, including offering, providing, or reimbursing personal gifts, favors, personal travel expenses, lodging or other housing, services of any kind, excessive meals or entertainment or any other thing of value to Telit Cinterion employees or other representatives,
Supplier is expected to adhere to the highest ethical standards in its business practices. Supplier acting on behalf of Telit Cinterion’s must comply with applicable international and local laws relating to anti bribery and corruption prevention. Supplier may not transfer anything of value, directly or indirectly, to any government official, employees of a government, or political party, in order to influence or obtain any improper benefit or advantage in connection with any transaction that involves Telit Cinterion.
Supplier must not knowingly engage or attempt to engage in any transaction involving proceeds derived from unlawful activity and must perform applicable due diligence checks, in utmost good faith and immediately report to Telit Cinterion any matter suspected of being related to unlawful activity.
Employment practices – Telit Cinterion believes all workers in our supply chain deserve a fair and ethical workplace. Workers must be treated with the utmost dignity and respect, and Supplier must respect fundamental human rights.
Human Rights Compliance – Supplier must comply (and ensure that each of its subcontractors also complies) with all applicable human rights laws, regulations and codes.
Supplier will implement due diligence procedures of its supply chain, including its suppliers, subcontractors and other participants in its supply chain to ensure there are no human rights violations in its supply chain, including, but not limited to slavery, child labor or human trafficking. If Supplier becomes aware of any violations within its supply chain, it must notify Telit Cinterion immediately.
Child Labor and Forced Labor – Telit Cinterion does not tolerate the use of underage or forced labor and will not knowingly work with any supplier that uses either of these groups as workers. Supplier must only employ workers who meet the applicable minimum legal age requirement as well as complying with all other applicable child labor laws.
Supplier must ensure that employees work in compliance with applicable laws pertaining to regular working hours and overtime hours.
Supplier will review and comply with Telit Cinterion’s Modern Slavery and Child Labour Policy. please visit: Modern Slavery and Child Labor Policy | Telit Cinterion.
Workplace Health and Safety – Supplier must provide a safe and healthy working environment, in accordance with local laws, for all employees, which seeks to minimize occupational safety hazards by including appropriate safety controls and procedures, preventative maintenance and protective equipment.
Non-Discrimination – Telit Cinterion does not tolerate discrimination of any kind including race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, political affiliation, union membership, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or marital status in hiring and employment practices such as wages, promotions, rewards, and access to training.
Harassment – Supplier must operate a zero-tolerance policy for any form of harassment including sexual harassment in the workplace, treat all incidents seriously, promptly investigate all allegations of harassment, and fairly and adequately impose disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from employment.
Environment – Supplier shall provide products and conduct business operations in a way that protects and sustains the environment, at minimum in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Supplier must obtain and keep current all required environmental permits, approvals, and registrations, and comply with applicable operational and reporting requirements.
Protecting Confidential Information – Supplier must protect the confidential information of Telit Cinterion. Supplier given access to confidential information of Telit Cinterion as part of the business relationship will not disclose such information to any unauthorized party, unless explicitly authorized to do so by Telit Cinterion and maintain appropriate technical and security controls to protect our confidential information. Supplier will comply with all specific contractual obligations agreed upon with Telit Cinterion.
Personal Data Protection – Further to the above confidentiality undertaking, Supplier handling personal information received from or in relation to Telit Cinterion’s employees or third parties, in the performance of services on Telit Cinterion’s behalf, must ensure that such information is collected lawfully, is protected against improper access, use and disclosure, is appropriately processed, and, that any applicable or appropriate filings have been completed by Supplier with the relevant authority.
Information Security – At Telit Cinterion we encourage the best-in-class information security standards for all company, customer, supplier and partner information. Therefore, Supplier must comply with all security laws of the locations where Supplier operates, as well as with specific contractual obligations agreed upon with Telit Cinterion.
Intellectual property – Supplier is expected to respect intellectual property rights. Supplier will manage technology in a manner that protects intellectual property rights.
Export control – Supplier will not violate any national or international export controls or trade, economic or financial sanctions or embargoes applicable to Supplier. Supplier will identify and manage trade restrictions applicable to Supplier and its business, including those related to sanctioned countries and parties.
Supply Chain Awareness and Compliance – Supplier must comply with this Code in all business dealings with Telit Cinterion. Supplier must also bind all its directors, workers, suppliers, agents, contractors, and temporary labor agencies directly supplying goods or services to Telit Cinterion to the principles and obligations of this Code.
Reporting of Violations – It is important that concerns regarding business practices within Telit Cinterion’s operations which do not align with this Code of Conduct are reported to Telit Cinterion promptly.
Telit Cinterion treats all reports seriously and fairly, and the Company will promptly investigate all reports submitted.
Telit Cinterion will not retaliate against any person or company that submits a report in good faith.