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Code of conduct

 

Codan Rubber and its affiliated companies are committed to making a positive contribution to society through its global operations. We expect our suppliers to help us fulfil this commitment by reflecting our principles in their own business practice. Codan Rubber further encourages its suppliers to be in compliance with internationally recognized standards on business conduct, human rights and the environment, with due considerations to the local laws and regulations.

 

To clarify our expectations, Codan Rubber Supplier Code of Conduct outlines the eleven principles that we deem to be the most relevant for our suppliers.

Business Conduct:

 

Codan Rubber considers integrity and reliability in relationships with all stakeholders as essential preconditions for sustainable business. Our principles related to business conduct are:

 

  • We support an open, fair and competitive business environment.
  • All relevant, applicable laws and regulations should be complied with.
  • All business, commercial and financial information regarding Codan Rubber must be treated confidentially and should not be disclosed to third parties.
  • Conflicts of interest are not conductive for good business.
  • Gifts and inducements to influence business or other decisions are not acceptable.

Human rights

 

Codan Rubber endorses the values enshrined within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Core Conventions of the International Labour Organization based on respect for the dignity of the individual without distinction of origin.

 

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Our principles related to human rights are:

  • Working conditions should allow safe working practices and support the occupational health of employees.
  • Employees should be fairly treated concerning reasonable working hours, periodic leave and remuneration for work performed.
  • Codan Rubber makes allowances for negotiations leading to collective agreements.
  • People are employed based on the principle of equal opportunity, without distinction to race, colour, gender, religion, affiliation or origin.
  • Codan Rubber does not participate in child, forced or bonded labour.

Quality standards

ISO9001

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Scope: 'Development, production, sales and assembly of hoses and components made of rubber'.

 

CODAN holds a leading position as OEM and Tier-1 supplier to the automotive and industrial markets and has received a number of awards for our outstanding quality and service.

 

CODAN is development-oriented. By meeting our customers’ requirements and expectations, we want to be perceived as trustworthy and customer-oriented suppliers of uniform quality products seeking a zero-error delivery rate.

 

CODAN products are specially designed to meet the strict requirements of OEM manufactures. A broad range of products not only meets top quality and safety standards but also offers customized solutions.

 

 

The following commitment is manifested in this policy:

  • Analysis and prevention will reduce the extent of accidents.
  • We are committed to meeting customer needs and customer requirements are paramount.  In order to achieve the highest possible level of customer satisfaction we must meet these expectations.
  • Every customer enquiry will have a smooth and efficient case management process.
  • Information and training should motivate employees to maintain the quality and environmental policy. They should also have the necessary prerequisites and qualifications to be able to perform the work, and it is expected that all employees take responsibility for quality and the environment at work. This also applies to any subcontractors.
  • Follow-up on delivery performance and variances will regularly be carried out.
  • New tasks must be thoroughly evaluated to ensure that they are suitable for our production equipment, as well as having the necessary capabilities, including identifying hazards and risk assessment.
  • Machinery must be maintained and kept in a condition that enables the production plans to be completed satisfactorily.
  • The quality and environmental management system must meet or exceed the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 / 14001:2015 and continuous maintenance, development and improvement will be carried out in order to improve the quality and environmental performance.

Environmental Management

ISO9001

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Codan Rubber A/S is committed to continually work toward minimizing impact on the environment through pollution prevention and to minimize the use of energy.

 

By doing our outmost to prevent pollution at its source, Codan will assure and motivate a safe and healthy workplace for employees and protect the local and global environment.

 

The following commitment is manifested in this policy:

  • We are committed to protecting the environment and preventing pollution, including complying with applicable legislation and regulatory requirements in the environmental field.
  • The utilisation of environmentally friendly materials and processes must be strived for, taking into account technical, economic and quality aspects.
  • Waste will be sorted by type, and there will be an effort to reduce the quantity.
  • Information and training should motivate employees to maintain the quality and environmental policy. They should also have the necessary prerequisites and qualifications to be able to perform the work, and it is expected that all employees take responsibility for quality and the environment at work. This also applies to any subcontractors.
  • The quality and environmental management system must meet or exceed the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 / 14001:2015 and continuous maintenance, development and improvement will be carried out in order to improve the quality and environmental performance.

IATF 16949 – Automotive

 

CODAN production facilities are IATF 16949 / ISO9001 and ISO14001 accredited. Conformance with these regulations is certified by the competent Notified Bodies.

The new IATF 16949:2016 standard replaces ISO/TS 16949, which will remain in force until 14/9/2018, including requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and increasing automotive requirements, including:

 

 

 

 

 

  • Requirements for safety of components and processes
  • Increased traceability requirements to adhere to the latest regulatory amendments
  • Requirements for products that include software
  • Management of the management process of returns from the field including routing to NTF (No Trouble Found) and use of the automotive industry guidelines
  • Clarifications in the management of sub-suppliers and requirements to develop the same
  • Insertion of Responsibility requirements of the organisations’ management (Corporate Responsibility)

Codan Rubber A/S    Værkstedsvej 45-49, DK-4600 Køge, Denmark

Tel. +45 56 64 64 64     Mail: info@codan.com     www.codan.com

 

Codan environment

ISO9001

ISO9001

 

Codan environment

ISO9001

ISO9001

 
 
 

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