Supplier Code of Conduct

We are committed to acting ethically in all aspects of our business and to maintaining the highest standards of honesty and integrity.

Framme operates in many markets as a seller of purchased and different sourced goods from different suppliers around the world. In all instances, we respect national laws and any other laws with an international reach where relevant and industry codes of conduct. We expect and require all our business partners, including suppliers, to have the same commitment to ethical behaviour and therefore ask you to confirm your agreement with our Code of Conduct.

Product safety

Compliance with Laws and Standards.
We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding safety of products we offer.  Where feasible and appropriate, we will meet applicable voluntary industry standards for our products and processes.

Product quality

Expectations Consistently Met.
We will support and expect manufacturing processes that ensure consistently met expectations of agreed-upon product quality and functionality.

Social compliance

No Abuse Of Labor.
We will not use any form of forced labor, including indentured, prison, bonded, or slave labor. Physical abuse, the threat of physical abuse, sexual or other harassment, verbal abuse, or other forms of intimidation shall be prohibited. 

Employment Relationship.
Employees shall be free to end employment at their discretion.

No Child Labor.
We will comply with the minimum ages defined by ILO Conventions on child labor, or applicable laws and regulations if they specify to a higher age requirement.

Freedom of Association.
We respect the rights of employees to associate or organize without fear of reprisal or interference. If employees are represented by an organization recognized under law, we respect the right to bargain collectively.

No Discrimination.
We will not discriminate in employment hiring practices on the basis of age, nationality, race, religion, social status, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, disability, or other protected class as determined by local law.

Hours and Wages.
We shall not require workers to work more than the regular and overtime hours allowed by the law of the country where the workers are employed. All overtime work shall be consensual. Employers shall compensate all overtime work at a premium rate

Workplace Conditions.
We will provide a safe, healthy, and secure workplace. We will abide by all applicable laws and regulations for safety and health.

Environmental sustainability

Minimising Adverse Impact.
We will abide by all applicable environmental laws and regulations.  We will manage our environmental footprint to minimise the adverse impact on the environment. We aim to manage our production processes, energy and water usage, and waste systems for maximum efficiency and minimal adverse impact on the environment.

Supply chain security

Product Security Through Delivery.
We and our suppliers will implement procedures that ensure products have not been changed or tampered with from shipping point through delivery.

Ethical Behavior.  

Our suppliers are expected to conduct their business in accordance with the highest ethical standards and will strictly comply with all laws and regulations on bribery, corruption and prohibited business practices. No money, assets, gifts, fees, bribes or compensation of any kind may be given to our employees or our affiliates’ employees in an attempt to unduly influence such person’s decision-making abilities.

Subcontracting.

We require all businesses that support our business as subcontractors, manufacturers or sources of goods to comply with all of the same principles and policies stated in Framme Code of Conduct. All subcontractors and suppliers are required to comply with all national and applicable laws. Direct suppliers are expected to monitor the subcontractors, manufacturers or sources of goods for meeting or exceeding the Framme Code of Conduct and supply chains are expected to be transparent and traceable.

Our Company’s Commitment to These Business Principles.

Our adoption of this Commitment to Ethical and Responsible Conduct Policy expresses our sincere commitment to the principles expressed. It is our guide to conducting our business decisions and relationships. However, by adoption and application of these business philosophies, we do not waive and expressly reserve all our rights granted us under applicable law.

Data & information protection

Information about our business shall be communicated clearly and accurately in a non-discriminatory manner in the accordance with local regulations

Confidentiality.

We will treat all information relating to Framme’s business, or to its clients, as confidential.

We will not undertake work which is intended or designed to mislead in relation to social, environmental and human rights issues. Also, we will follow and adhere to applicable copyright laws.

Further questions

Please reach out to our Production Lead Pauli Kuusijärvi pauli|@|framme.com. He is happy to answer any questions regarding our Supplier Policies.

Wanna join our network of producers?

We are always looking for new quality suppliers to expand our network of suppliers, craftsmen and producers. Also, reach out to Pauli like mentioned above. He is our main man of production.