SIAT values its Human Resources and is committed to ensuring fairness, transparency and consistent treatment of all categories of workers. The company has developed the following policies to communicate its values and expectations to all workers. The company expects all its employees, business partners and associates to adhere to these policies.
SIAT is committed to preventing any form of human rights abuse as enshrined in the constitutions of the countries it operates in and the international human rights guidance. The group’s key compliance focuses are:
CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT
SIAT is committed to conducting all business, operations and transactions ethically as promoted by the United Nations, by:
SIAT aims to promote and protect the reproductive rights of all its workers, especially women by:
SIAT is committed to ensuring that any form of discrimination based on race, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union membership, political affiliation, age or any other social condition, is prohibited.
In the conduct of its business the company endeavors to:
VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
SIAT prohibits all forms of workplace violence and harassment, particularly sexual harassment, whether engaged by workers or other stakeholders operating within SIAT Estates. Harassment is defined as unwelcome words, conduct or actions that are offensive, embarrassing, humiliating or demeaning to a worker or group of workers. Workplace violence is the exercise or attempt of physical force by a person against another.
The company will ensure that:
SIAT is committed to investigating reported incidents of violence and harassment in an objective and timely manner, taking necessary action; and providing appropriate support for victims.
FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION
SIAT respects and supports the right of all categories of workers to freedom of association and to collective bargaining. The company commits to implementing this policy by:
SIAT subscribes to a zero tolerance policy of child labour or exploitation of children in any of its operations.
The company commits to securing a better future for children by:
Siat provides mechanisms that respect anonymity, to identify, prevent, mitigate and address human rights issues and impacts. For more information please contact the HR Unit and visit our website: www.siat-group.com
 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
 UN declaration on the right of indigenous people
 United Nations Convention Against Corruption (2000)
 Reproductive rights are defined as legal rights and freedom relating to reproduction and reproductive health, for couples and individuals, as well as freedom to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of children.
 ILO conventions on remuneration and discrimination
 ILO Convention Migrant workers
 Guide on Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
 ILO convention Freedom of Association and protection of right to Organize