Carrot.pk ethical policy has been established to set standards and provide guidelines regarding the way we operate in ethical matters. It is important to retain this set of core values and approaches to the process of doing business professionally.
The Ethical Policy focuses on nine key areas as follows:
Carrot.pk values its employees as a key resource. Good employee communication, involvement & responsibility, both individually and as a team is of central importance and the personal development and optimum use of Employee talent are always encouraged. Every employee has an equal opportunity for personal recognition and career development, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated. An important part of this policy is recruiting, selecting, rewarding, and promoting people who demonstrate entrepreneurial behavior and show individual initiative in combination with a high degree of knowledge and experience of our products, vendor relationships, markets, and culture.
Everyone must play their part in providing quality and efficiency to customers. Carrot.pk believes that integrity in dealings with customers is a prerequisite for a successful and sustained business relationship. Personal contact, helpful and responsive action are features of the service we provide to develop long-term relations with our customers.
Carrot.pk will aim to develop relationships with suppliers based on mutual trust and all dealings will always be conducted professionally. We also undertake to pay our suppliers on time and according to agreed terms.
Carrot.pk seeks to comply with legislation affecting its operations. We will seek to serve and support the community in which it operates by providing services efficiently and profitably, and by providing good employment opportunities and conditions. We will consider the concerns of the wider community including both national and local interests; in particular, we will support a chosen local charity each year and endeavor to raise money outside of business interests for this charity.
5- The Environment
Carrot.pk is concerned with the conservation of the environment in its broadest sense and recognizes that certain resources are finite and must be used responsibly. We will therefore work with others toward a consensus on environmental quality standards that are desirable and attainable. We will pay particular attention to environmental issues including the conservation of energy and natural resources, control of noise levels, recycling of waste material, and the utilization of non-polluting technology.
6- Health & Safety
Carrot.pk provides safe working conditions for all its employees and will do all that is reasonable and practicable to:
- Protect the health and safety of its employees and minimize any adverse effects on the environment.
- Implement working practices to prevent personal injury and damage to property.
- Making all employees aware of risks and raise awareness of their responsibilities for the health and safety of themselves and others.
Carrot.pk is committed to the prevention of any violation of established Human Rights of any kind, particularly where child labor or undesirable forced acts are involved.
Carrot.pk is committed to and encourages collaboration with organizations that support Fair Trade and operate non-exploitative employment practices in their businesses and supply chains throughout the world. It will not invest in or do business with any organization that:
- Manufactures or designs weapons, instruments of warfare or torture, or that derives significant revenue from weapons-related products or services; or
- Manufactures tobacco products or derives significant revenue from tobacco-related production.
7- Conflict of Interest
This policy does not allow bribery or political contributions, employees seek to avoid conflicts of interest and to disclose any that do exist. Employees must ensure that their actions are not affected by conflicts of interests, this covers the receipt of giving of gifts or hospitality which is prohibited.
Carrot.pk regards information for its business as a corporate asset that must be protected against loss of availability, infringement, and improper disclosure. We seek to ensure as far as reasonably practicable, that this information is protected; this also applies to intellectual property including inventions, trade secrets, technical information, product design, production expertise, customers’ information, etc.
Records of transactions should be maintained in an accurate, complete, transparent, and timely manner by accounting principles. No unrecorded funds or assets should be established or maintained.
Carrot.pk believes in the implementation of this ethics policy:
- Sets clear standards for employees.
- Makes good business sense.
- Protects the integrity and enhances our reputation.
- Supports the principles of good corporate governance.