Corporate Social Responsibility

OVERVIEW

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is when Healthcare 21 (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) operates in an ethical and sustainable way, which deals with environmental and social impacts. CSR describes the efforts to improve society in some way, which can range from charity work to implementing environmentally friendly policies in the workplace. The Company manages and applies CSR through its business processes to produce and overall positively impact society.

PURPOSE

CSR aims to ensure that the Company conducts the business in a way that is ethical. This means taking account of social, economic and environmental impact, with the consideration of human rights.

DEFINITIONS

Item Definition
Social
Responsibility
Is an ethical framework and suggests that an entity, be it an organization or individual, has an obligation to act for the benefit of society at large.

SCOPE

The policy applies to all employees and third parties.

POLICY

The Company’s good reputation is pivotal to its success and future, which is dependent on the way it conducts and runs its business. The Company is committed to being a good corporate citizen.

The Company takes its responsibilities to customers, employees, suppliers, the community and the environment in which it works seriously.

The Company believes that it has a strong record of achievement in this regard, but continues to strive to improve its approach to social responsibility, environmental protection and economic development.

The Company is committed to serve the communities where it does business, to provide its customers with innovative, cost effective products and services and to protect the health of its workers and environment.

The Company is committed to understanding, monitoring and managing its social, environmental and economic impact to enable it to contribute to society’s wider goal of sustainable development. This commitment is deeply ingrained in its core values and aim to demonstrate these responsibilities through its actions and within its corporate policies.

The Company defines CSR as follows:

  • Conducting business in a socially responsible and ethical manner;
  • Protecting the environment and the safety of people;
  • Supporting human rights; and
  • Engaging, learning from, respecting and supporting the communities and cultures within which it works.

The Company operates across a diverse range of cultures and international markets. It is proud of its commitment to apply fair labour practices, while respecting the national and local laws of the countries and communities where it operates and is committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment.

The Company does not engage in or tolerate unlawful workplace conduct, including discrimination, intimidation, or harassment.   It actively support initiatives in the communities where employees live and work. This commitment is visible in the Company’s contributions of financial, equipment and volunteer support.  All employees are encouraged to contribute time and energy in roles in community organisations.