GARAUDE undertakes to respect all human rights in its own operations and commercial relations. In accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), by implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the relevant conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO). Our human rights policy covers the following key commitments:

All forms of violence and harassment in the workplace are prohibited, including, but not limited to, corporal punishment, harsh or degrading treatment, sexual or physical harassment, mental, physical, verbal or sexual abuse, reprisals, coercion and intimidation. Direct and indirect harassment in any form is not acceptable in the workplace. We are committed to ensuring that our employees are free from harassment, violence or threats.

This extends to their families and colleagues. Never engage in child labor (including the worst forms of child labor) or knowingly support it, as defined by Conventions 138 and 182 of the International Labor Organization (ILO); Never engage in forced labor, as defined by Convention 29 of the International Labor Organization (ILO), nor knowingly support it, including debt bondage, deceptive recruitment, human trafficking and contract labor or involuntary prison labor.

Provide a safe and healthy working environment for all employees;

Treat employees with dignity and respect, which includes: Guarantee fair and transparent disciplinary and complaints procedures. Recognize and respect the rights of all employees; associate freely and engage in collective bargaining. Provide all employees with fair employment conditions and statutory benefits. Prohibit all forms of discrimination, including, but not limited to, discrimination based on race, color, ethnic origin, caste, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political affiliation, marital status, parental status or pregnancy, physical appearance, HIV status, age or any other personal characteristic unrelated to the inherent demands of the job. Promote human rights in our relationships with our business partners and other relevant stakeholders.

GARAUDE expects all its employees, suppliers and subcontractors to take measures to ensure compliance with this policy.

GARAUDE undertakes to comply with all applicable labor laws regarding employee working hours and overtime.

Employees’ normal workweek, excluding overtime, should not exceed 39 hours in the Paris office and 40 hours in the Bangkok office. Overtime is done on a voluntary basis and the sum of the normal work week plus overtime must not exceed 44 hours per week in both offices.