At Orbsat we work hard to ensure that our organisation promotes an open, honest and inclusive approach to doing business.
We thank our employees for upholding these values and encourage every employee, officer and director to voice concerns if they witness any activity which would violate our code of ethics.
Ethical Principles and Core Values
The Company demands an honest, respectful and trusting approach to business and encourages the growth of these values within each individual working within the organization. All business decisions made within Orbsat must obey relevant laws as well as upholding our accountability to our stakeholders, worldwide.
The approach our team members take to upholding these principles and values are the key to creating an environment where our employees are happy and proud to work.
Decision Making and the Code of Ethics
When making business decisions all employees and associated personnel are required to ensure the decision they make complies with local, federal and international laws as well as our own Code of Ethics.
Violation of the Code of Ethics
The Company encourages every employee, officer and director to voice concerns if they witness any suspicious activity which would violate our code of ethics. This can be done with no fear of retaliation against anyone making a genuine report of suspected misconduct.
The Company will not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.
Harassment & Bullying
The Company will not tolerate any form of harassment or bullying. The purpose of this policy is to inform employees of the type of behaviour that is totally unacceptable and to explain what solutions there are to employees who may suffer harassment or bullying. Threats of or actual physical violence, unwanted physical contact, unpleasant or over repeated jokes about a person and unfair or impractical work loading are unacceptable.
The Company intends to provide a neutral working environment in which no one feels threatened or intimidated.
Conflicts of Interest
A conflict of interest can occur when an employee’s personal activities, investments or associations compromises their judgment or ability to act in the Company’s best interests. Employees should avoid the types of situations that can give rise to conflicts of interest.
It’s important for employees to disclose any relationships, associations or activities that could create actual, potential, or even perceived, conflict of interest to their manager or the Human Resources Department. It is important to consider the conduct of your immediate family members as well as your own.
External Communication on Behalf of the Company
Only the President/CEO and CFO and authorized to represent the Company to media and/or legal authorities. Employees should refer all requests for information or interviews to the Communications Department.
The Company and its employees maintain the confidentiality of all proprietary information. Proprietary information includes all non-public information that might be harmful to the Company and its customers and business partners if disclosed including customer and supplier lists, pricing information, terms of contracts, Company policies, procedures and financial information.
The Company complies with the requirements of the country’s and international privacy laws. All employees sign an agreement that contains provisions for information confidentiality and non-disclosure.
Bribery and Facilitation Payments
The Company values its reputation for ethical behaviour and for financial probity and reliability. It recognises that over and above the commission of any crime, any involvement in bribery will also reflect adversely on its image and reputation.
The Company will not attempt to influence the judgement or behavior of a person in a position of trust by paying a bribe or kickback. This applies to persons in government and in private business.
The Company does not permit facilitation (or “grease”) payments to government officials or private business in order to secure or speed up routine actions.