BUSINESS ETHICS / ETI BASE CODE DECLARATION
Zamani Chemicals is a toll manufacturer and bulk pre-mixer of detergent chemicals for FMCG companies in South Africa. Other modular services include conversion; sifting/sieving; decanting; rework; willing/crushing; and packing.
It is the expressed Business Ethics policy of Zamani Chemicals (Pty) Ltd to abide by Business Ethics/ ETI Base Code in that:
Unilever, as our major customer, is a member of Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) and through independent audits expects Zamani Chemicals, as its supplier, to adopt and implement a SMETA 4-pillar Measuring Criteria which covers the mandatory 2-pillars of Labour Standards and Health and Safety as well as the additional options of Environment and Business Ethics.
As Zamani Chemicals, we conduct our business ethically without bribery, corruption, or any type of fraudulent Business Practice.
At minimum, we meet the requirements of local and national laws related to bribery, corruption, or any type of fraudulent Business Practices.
Where it is a legal requirement, we are able to demonstrate that we comply with all fiscal legislative requirements.
We have a transparent system in place for confidential reporting, and dealing with unethical Business Practice without fear of reprisal towards the reporter.
Zamani Chemicals has a Business Ethics policy, covering bribery, corruption, or any type of fraudulent Business Practice. This site has a designated person responsible for implementing standards concerning Business Ethics/ETI Base Code known as a “Business Ethics/ ETI Base Code Officer”.
Zamani Chemicals, and this site, has relevant licenses and permits in place for correct and legal practice of our business operations. We also keep records of any prosecutions, recommendations and inspections from local bodies and these we ensure that they are acted upon speedily.
As a supplier, we ensure that the staff whose job roles carry a higher level of risk in the area of ethical Business Practice e.g. sales, purchasing, logistics, are trained on what action to take in the event of an issue arising in their area – and to inform the business in order to inform the customer – and for our customers to flag such.
All our suppliers should ensure that the staff whose job roles carry a higher level of risk in the area of ethical Business Practice e.g. sales, purchasing, logistics are trained on what action to take in the event of an issue arising in their area – and to flag such to us as the customer where such unethical Business Practice is detected.
We require all third parties, including suppliers, to also implement anti-bribery and anti-corruption – and such shall be stated as a requirement in contracts with recruitment agents and other suppliers of this site.
Persons who discovers or suspects fraud, malpractice, bribery, corruption or other impropriety must report it immediately to below contact details:
Zamani Chemicals HR / Finance: 011 914 1941/61
Nearest Police Station: 0119646000
THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ABOVE IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH INDIVIDUAL PERSON, CLOSED CORPORATION OR COMPANY EMPLOYED BY ZAMANI CHEMICALS TO CONDUCT THEIR BUSINESS (AND THE BUSINESS OF ZAMANI CHEMICALS) ETHICALLY AND WITHOUT BRIBERY, CORRUPTION, OR ANY TYPE OF FRAUDULENT BUSINESS PRACTICE.