Pro Label, Inc. recognizes our duties and accepts our responsibilities for ensuring the continued safety of our packaging for use with food products, non-food products and cosmetic products through our commitment to the process of continuous improvement.
Pro Label, Inc. is committed to making sure that the highest standards of packaging safety and hygiene are maintained and comply with packaging safety requirements. All reasonable precautions will be taken as well as the due diligence exercised regarding packaging safety to deliver high quality, safe and legal products to our customers.
We achieve this by ensuring that all raw materials purchased comply with current legislation and regulations as well as maintaining a management system that satisfies the requirements of The British Retail Consortium Global Standards for Companies Manufacturing and Supplying High Risk/Low Risk Packaging Materials for Retailer Branded Products.
In consideration of the common well-being of our employees and the community in which we live and work, we are committed to doing business in a manner that is environmentally and economically just. Key components to achieving this mission are to reduce, recycle and reuse. In keeping with the company’s desire to continuously improve, we will strive to promote sustainable actions and responsible decisions in all that we do.
It is the policy of Pro Label, Inc. to conduct its operations in a manner that is environmentally responsible and befitting of a good corporate neighbor and citizen. In accordance with this policy, Pro Label, Inc. complies with all environmental laws and manages all phases of its business in a manner that minimizes the impact of its operations on the environment. To further this policy, Pro Label, Inc. shall:
Pro Label, Inc. is a GMI Certified Print Facility. As a global leader in packaging quality services, GMI certifies, monitors and measures the performance of designated packaging suppliers—a process that holds them accountable to established brand owner standards. GMI helps control the variables and ensure brand integrity through printer certification, production run sample measurement and in-store packaging assessments.
Pro Label, Inc. and its employees are committed to a standard of excellence in every aspect of our business. We are committed to ethical and responsible conduct in all of our operations. We respect the rights of all individuals and are committed to sustainable business practices to protect our environmental resources. Pro Label, Inc. and its employees are committed to following this written code of ethical conduct.
We expect these same commitments to be practiced by all Pro Label, Inc. suppliers. We ask that all suppliers, at a minimum, meet the following standards:
|Nondiscrimination||Suppliers will not discriminate in hiring and employment practices, including salary, benefits, advancement, discipline, termination or retirement, on the basis of race, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender, political opinion or disability.|
|Child Labor||Pro Label, Inc. suppliers will not use child labor. |
The term child refers to a person of below the local legal minimum age for employment.
Suppliers employing young persons who do not fall within the definition of children will also comply with any laws and regulations applicable to such persons.
|Involuntary Labor||Suppliers will not engage in any forced or involuntary labor.|
|Harassment||Suppliers agree to treat each employee with respect and dignity, and will not use threats of violence, physical abuse, psychological or verbal harassment or abuse.|
|Health and Safety||Suppliers will provide a safe and healthy, sanitary workplace that is in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. The workplace should at a minimum provide adequate lighting, ventilation, private facilities for all genders and access to potable water. Where employee housing is provided, these same standards of health and safety are expected.|
|Association||Suppliers will respect the rights of employees to associate, organize and collectively bargain in a peaceful and lawful manner, without interference or penalty.|
|Compensation||Suppliers must recognize that wages are essential to meeting employees’ basic needs. Suppliers will comply with all applicable hour and wage laws and regulations, including those related to minimum wage, overtime, maximum hours and any other forms of compensation, and provide legally mandated benefits. |
Suppliers will compensate employees for overtime hours worked at a premium rate as legally required or, where no legal premium rate applies, at a rate that is at the minimum equal to the regular hourly compensation rate.
|Business Ethics||Pro Label, Inc. is committed to ethical business practices; fraud, tax evasion, political interest, anti-competitive practices, extortion, money laundering and any other unethical practices will not be tolerated. Suppliers will have a policy in place addressing their commitment to follow all applicable laws and evade bribery, corruption, or any type of fraudulent business practice.|
|Environmental||Suppliers will comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. We encourage all suppliers to practice sustainable business practices to preserve our natural resources for future generations.|
|Other Laws||Suppliers will comply with all other applicable laws and regulations pertaining to the manufacturing, pricing, sale and distribution of their products. References to applicable ‘laws and regulations’ contained in this Code of Conduct refer to national and local rules, regulations and codes, as well as any voluntary industry standards.|