At An1ken we recognize the importance of credibility, integrity and trustworthiness to our success as a group. We are committed to upholding high ethical standards in all our operations, right around the world. We seek to achieve commercial success in all our companies and for that we take our ethical principles seriously.
Here is what we stand for:
- COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
- RESPECTING OTHERS
- LAW ABIDING
We pursue excellence in performing our duties at the best of our abilities. Making sure everyone is well informed. prepared and constantly endeavor to increasing our proficiency in all areas of responsibility.
We are honest and truthful in all our dealings and we do not deliberately mislead or deceive others by misrepresentations, overstatements, partial truths, selective omissions or any other means.
We will go to great lengths to keep our commitments. We will not make promises that can’t be kept and we will not make promises on behalf of the Company unless we have the authority to do so.
We are fair and just in all dealings; we do not exercise power arbitrarily and do not use overreaching nor indecent means to gain or maintain any advantage nor take undue advantage of others mistakes or difficulties. Fair persons manifest a commitment to justice, the equal treatment of individuals, tolerance for and acceptance of diversity. We are open-minded and willing to admit when we are wrong and where appropriate make changes to positions.
We will be open and direct in our communication, and receptive to influence. We will honor and value the abilities and contributions of others, embracing the responsibility and accountability for our actions.
We will maintain an awareness of the needs of others and act to meet those needs whenever possible. We will also minimize harm whenever possible. We will act in ways that are consistent with our commitment to social responsibility.
We will show a strong, persistent desire for high achievements and give every task at hand our very best.
We believe in serving and helping others that are in need. Giving not only helps people, but changes lives for the better.
Being ultimately dedicated to completing the tasks set out to accomplish. Making sure that the final outcome is accepted and produced to the best of our ability.
We will have the knowledge to distinguish between what is right and wrong. We will not give in to unethical business practices or any form of pressure to partake in illegal activities.
We demonstrate personal integrity by doing what we think is right even when there is great pressure to do otherwise; we are principled, honorable and upright; we will fight for our beliefs. We will not sacrifice principle for expediency or be hypocritical.
We abide by laws, rules and regulations relating to the business activities in question.
We shall provide protection for any person who reports violations of the Code.
What does all this mean:
- We will not tolerate any form of victimization or retribution against those who attempt to uphold this code.
- Any contravention of this code will be regarded as a serious matter and appropriate disciplinary action will follow after due consideration in respect of any breach.