Human Rights Policy
Gökdenizler Group HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY
İNSAN HAKLARINA SAYGI
Respect for human rights is a core value of Gökdenizler Group.
We strive to operate in accordance with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights regarding our relations with our employees, suppliers, business partners and the society in which we operate, and to encourage them to be sensitive in this regard. This Policy is guided by international human rights principles, including the International Bill of Rights, the International Labor Organization's (ILO) 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the United Nations Global Compact, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
We take due diligence to identify and prevent human rights risks to people in our business and our communities as part of business risks. When we identify adverse human rights implications arising from our business activities, we commit to remediate or cooperate in remediation in a fair and reasonable manner. In the event that we are linked to or involved in these adverse impacts through our relationships with third parties, we seek to ensure that this situation is remediated.
Gökdenizler group is committed to engaging with government authorities where it sees human rights at risk in the countries in which it operates and seeks to work with specific independent local stakeholders to address rights violations.
We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.
We strive to be a workplace free from discrimination, harassment and disrespect based on race, gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, political opinion or other status protected by applicable law.
We do not tolerate disrespectful or inappropriate behavior, unfair treatment or retaliation of any kind, regardless of personal characteristics, position or status. Harassment is unacceptable to us, whether in the workplace or outside the workplace, in a work-related context.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
We value the differences of the people we work with and try to make them feel included.
Gökdenizler group is committed to equal opportunity and we make recruitment, placement, development, training, remuneration and promotion decisions based on the qualifications, performance, skills and experience of the employee. Diversity in our workforce is essential to achieve our goals. Therefore, we strive to attract, develop and retain employees with different backgrounds and experiences.
We do not engage in child labor.
We prohibit the hiring of people under the age of 18 for positions that require heavy and dangerous work. We expect the same from our business partners.
FORCED LABOR AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
We prohibit all forms of forced labor, including prison labor, bonded labor, military labor, modern forms of slavery and all forms of human trafficking.
We are committed to providing a workplace free from violence, harassment and bullying.
We provide security services for employees when necessary and in a manner that respects the dignity, privacy and reputation of the employee.
ENGAGEMENT WITH THE COMMUNITY AND STAKEHOLDERS
We recognize that we are part of the communities where we conduct our business.
In the conduct of our business, we engage with all our stakeholders, including vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, to ensure that their views are heard and taken into account on human rights issues that matter to them. We believe that local problems are best addressed at the local level.
Freedom of association within legal limits.
We respect the right of our employees to join, form or not join a labor union without fear of reprisal or intimidation.
We are committed to constructive dialogue with the freely chosen representatives of our employees who are represented by a legally recognized labor union.
SAFE AND HEALTHY WORKPLACE
The safety and health of our employees is paramount.
Our policy is to provide a safe and healthy workplace and to comply with applicable occupational health and safety laws, regulations and internal requirements. We strive to provide and maintain a healthy and productive workplace environment by identifying and resolving risks that may cause accidents, injuries and health problems.