Corporate Social Responsibility Policy

Operating in a responsible and sustainable manner is important to Jewelmak. While we run our business in line to meet the expectations of ourselves, customers and suppliers, we also see corporate responsibility as a discipline that helps us manage risks and maximize on the opportunities available to us in a changing world. Our Policies are intended to provide a framework for the governance of Jewelmak and adherence to our policies and related operating procedures is the responsibility of every Jewelmak employee.

 We are committed to understanding, monitoring and managing our social, environmental and economic impact to enable us to contribute to society’s wider goal of sustainable development. This commitment is deeply ingrained in our core values and we aim to demonstrate these responsibilities through our actions and within our policies.

 At Jewelmak, we define Corporate Social Responsibility as follows: 

  • Conducting business in a socially responsible and ethical manner
  • Protecting the environment and the safety of people
  • Supporting human rights
  • Engaging, learning from, respecting and supporting the communities and cultures within which we work 

In alignment with our Statement on Business Conduct and Ethics, Jewelmak will ensure that all matters of Corporate Social Responsibility are considered and supported in our operations and administrative matters and are consistent with Jewelmak stakeholders’ best interests.

 This Policy applies to activities undertaken by or on behalf of Jewelmak, Inc. 

All Jewelmak employees, suppliers and contractors are to adopt the Corporate Social Responsibility considerations described in this policy into their day-to-day work activities. Jewelmak leaders are to act as role models by incorporating these considerations into decision- making in all business activities. Jewelmak leaders are to ensure that appropriate organizational structures are in place to effectively identify, monitor, and manage Corporate Social Responsibility issues and performance relevant to our business.

This Policy is built on the following areas that reflect existing and emerging standards of Corporate Social Responsibility: 

Business Ethics and Transparency

 Jewelmak is committed to maintaining a high standards of integrity and corporate governance practices in order to maintain excellence in its daily operations, and to promote confidence in its governance systems. 

  • Jewelmak will conduct its business in an open, honest, and ethical manner. 
  • Jewelmak recognizes the importance of protecting all of our human, financial, physical, informational, social, environmental, and reputational assets. 
  • Jewelmak will advise its partners, contractors, and suppliers of its Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, and will work with them to achieve consistency with this policy. 
  • Jewelmak is committed to measuring, auditing and tracking the performance of its Corporate Social Responsibility programs.

 

Environment Health & Safety 

Jewelmak is committed to protecting the health and safety of all individuals affected by our activities, including our employees, contractors and the public. Jewelmak will provide a safe and healthy working environment, and will not compromise the health and safety of any individual. Our goal is to have no accidents and mitigate impacts on the environment by working with our stakeholders, peers and others to promote responsible environmental practices and continuous improvement. 

  • Jewelmak is committed to environmental protection. 
  • Jewelmak recognizes that pollution prevention, biodiversity and resource conservation are key to a sustainable environment, and will effectively integrate these concepts into its business decision-making. 
  • All employees and contractors are responsible and accountable for contributing to a safe working environment, for fostering safe working attitudes, and for operating in an environmentally responsible manner.