We will commit to protecting employees’ right to have their dignity respected. Working conditions
and practices will not infringe on the inherent dignity of employees. We condemn harassment in
any form, without distinction of any kind. We will prevent manifestations of unacceptable forms of
harassment whether expressed verbally, in gesture, or behaviour. We value freedom and security
of the person. We do not encourage, tolerate or support inhuman or degrading treatment or
punishment, coercion and abuse. We will recognize the imperatives for change and transformation
in some of the countries in which we operate.

We condemn unfair discrimination in employment on the basis of race, gender, sex, pregnancy,
marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience,
belief, culture, language, national extraction, social origin and political opinion. We will develop and
provide training on procedures to ensure best recruitment practices to guarantee adherence to this
policy. Employees will be coached, trained and educated which will enable them to perform in line
with our standards, values and principles.

Employees and employers are free to form and join associations for protection of their interests
and to bargain collectively – they will not be compelled. We will engage with such collective
bargaining forums within the framework of national laws.

We will not subject our employees to forced labour. We adhere to internationally recognized
practices and principles regarding the employment of young persons imposed by local legislation.
No children under the age of 16 will be employed. Employees will have reasonable freedom of
movement. Termination of an employees’ services will conform with requirements of lawfulness
and fairness, and subject to the prescripts of local legislation.
This policy reinforces our existing policies, processes and activities that support our human rights
values and commitments, which include specific policies on labour relations, corporate
governance, ethical conduct, social responsibility, stakeholder involvement and security.

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