The DGN-Kilters Fair Labour Standard

Suppliers to DGN-Kilters and their designated manufacturing facilities must fully comply with all applicable national and/or local laws and regulations, including those related to labour, immigration, health and safety, and the environment.

DGN-Kilters representative shall verify that supplier is conforming to the below code of conduct as outlined in the DGN-Kilters Supplier Standards. Once verified, a supplier’s conformance shall be certified and signed below by both the supplier and DGN-Kilters representative.

1. Labour:

All labour must be voluntary. Child, forced, bonded, prison, or indentured labour must not be used. Workers must be allowed to maintain control over their identity documents. Suppliers must provide workers with rest days and must ensure the working hours are consistent with local regulations.

2. Hiring and Employment Practices:

Suppliers must implement hiring practices that accurately verify workers’ legal right to work in the country and age prior to employment. All terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, pay, promotion, termination, and retirement must be based on an individual’s ability and willingness to do the job.

3. Compensation:

Suppliers must compensate all workers with wages, overtime premiums, and benefits that meet or exceed local legal standards, local industry standards, or collective agreements, whichever are higher.

4. Health and Safety:

Suppliers must have written health and safety guidelines that demonstrate their commitment to providing workers with a safe and healthy work environment and, where applicable, safe and healthy residential facilities. Suppliers must take proactive measures to prevent workplace hazards.

5. Environment:

Suppliers must ensure every manufacturing facility complies with national and local environmental laws, including all laws related to air emissions, water discharges, toxic substances and hazardous waste disposal. Suppliers must validate that all input materials and components were obtained from permissible harvests consistent with international treaties and protocols in addition to local laws and regulations.

6. Documentation:

The supplier agrees to maintain on file such documentation as may be needed to demonstrate compliance with these standards, and further agrees to make these documents available for the DGN-Kilters representative’s inspection upon request.

The DGN-Kilters Team