Foreword

Idro meccanica undertakes to promote knowledge of the Code among Idro meccanica’s People and the other Stakeholders, and to accept their constructive contribution to the Code’s principles andcontents. Idro meccanica undertakes to take into consideration any suggestions and remarks of Stakeholders, with the objective of confirming or integrating the Code.

Human Rights

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights

Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining

Principle 4: The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour

Principle 5: The effective abolition of child labour

Principle 6: The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to enviromental challenges

Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater enviromental responsibility

Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Principle 10: Businesses should work against all forms of corruption,including extortion and bribery