This Code of Conduct of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co.,Ltd. and its Affiliates (hereinafter "LONGi") outlines our basic commitment concerning our compliance responsibilities.
We are committed to adhering to a Code Conduct in all locations we conduct business. This means we strive to comply with applicable laws in the countries where we operate.
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We establish an effective procedure to ensure that any worker, acting individually or with other workers, can submit a grievance without suffering a prejudice or retaliation of any kind.
Commitment to the Principle of Honest and Trustworthiness
Our Code of Conduct applies to all our directors, officers, and employees, as well as representatives throughout the world and provide the framework for positive behavior to help prevent any activity that may harm the interests of LONGi. This Code of Conduct includes topics as further described below and in addition, supplements (but does not replace) any existing LONGi policies and procedures.
Prohibition of Corruption and Bribery
We do not tolerate any form of corruption or bribery be it by employees, third parties or agents, including any payment or other form of benefit conferred on any government official for the purpose of influencing decision making in violation of law.
We fully understand and commit to obey all applicable domestic and oversea laws and regulations on anti-corruption and bribery, as well as LONGi’s corruption-free policies and requirements;
We do not provide false information for the purpose of transaction.
We do not provide anything of value, either directly or indirectly (including through third parties) to LONGi employees or other stakeholders to obtain or retain business or otherwise achieve transaction purposes; anything of value including but not limited to the following：
a) Providing presents or money as gifts (for instance, during birthdays, weddings, and holidays);
b) Providing loans, red envelopes, sales rebates, bonuses, etc;
c) Providing cash equivalent benefits such as gift cards, bank cards, oil fuel cards and securities;
d) Providing services for entertainment, physical exercise, cosmetics, banquets, medication, training, housing furnishing, vehicles for personal purposes and traveling, etc.
Preventing Insider Trading
We prevent trading in securities when one has material, non-public information, including trading in securities in other companies through work at LONGi. We do not use or share material, nonpublic information about LONGi or any other company for the purpose of buying or selling securities.
Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
We are careful to not let our personal interests conflict with our commitment to the Company, and its goals and needs. We do not engage in personal financial or other business transactions that may conflict with LONGi’s business interests, and we fully understand and support LONGi’s policies and requirements of “the associated relations”.
Respect for the basic human rights of all internal and external workers
We do not employ workers under the age of 15 or, in those countries subject to the developing country exception of the ILO Convention 138, do not employ workers under the age of 14;
We do not engage in or tolerate any form of modern slavery, forced labor and human trafficking;
We promote equal opportunities for and treatment of our employees irrespective of skin color, race, nationality, social background, disabilities, sexual orientation, political or religious conviction, sex or age;
We promote a safe working environment in order with an emphasis on anti-harassment to prohibit sexual, coercive, threatening, abusive or exploitative behaviors including gestures, language and physical contact;
We provide fair remuneration and to guarantee at least the applicable statutory minimum wage;
We recognize the rights of employees of freedom of association, organization, and joining trade unions pursuant to relevant laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we operate and to neither favor nor discriminate against members of employee organizations or trade unions.
We comply with applicable laws on wage, working hours and benefits.
We promote to ensure a workplace that treats employees with personal dignity, respect employees’ privacy and rights, and is free from discrimination, harassment and abuse of any kind.
We prohibit child labor, prison labor, slavery and human trafficking;
We protect and respect the privacy on confidentiality of data in our care including personally identifiable information;
We do not use any forced labor, or purchases products or raw materials produced by forced labor;
We commit to ensure that our use and sale of any goods (whether on a stand-alone basis or contained in its goods) do not contribute to any form of forced labor.
Health and safety of all internal and external workers & environmental protection
We take responsibility for the health and safety of our employees;
We promote training to ensure that employees are educated in health and safety issues; to act in accordance with applicable statutory and international standards regarding environmental protection;
We procure our suppliers to comply with applicable local laws and regulations (such as compliance with environmental protection rules) and promote corporate social responsibility.
Protecting Confidential Information
Pursuant to employment agreement and agreements with third parties, we protect LONGi confidential information and additionally protect confidential information of third parties including but not limited to customer and suppliers. We agree no confidential information will be shared without first entering into an appropriate legal arrangement such as an NDA.
Protecting Intellectual Property
We protect our Company’s intellectual property from misuse, misappropriation, destruction, and loss. We take action to prevent the misuse, misappropriation, destruction, impairment, or loss of others’ intellectual property. We follow applicable laws and regulations in the regions where we operate relating to the protection of proprietary information and other intellectual property.
Ensuring Financial Integrity and Responsibility
We follow accepted accounting principles.
We create, maintain, and dispose of records properly and with integrity.
Using LONGi Assets Responsibly
We promote responsible usage of LONGi assets and limit personal use so that it does not interfere with primary job duties.
Trade Regulations Compliance
We operate with fairness and honesty in order to comply all applicable export and import control laws and regulations. We take responsibility for understanding and complying with all international trade compliance (ITC) laws and regulations that apply to us worldwide.
Competition Law Compliance
We compete vigorously and legally. We conduct business compliance with all competition (or “antitrust” or “anti‑monopoly”) laws wherever we do business.
This Code of Conduct is written in both English and Chinese, and both languages shall be of equal power.
For questions or concerns about this Code, including its application to specific circumstances in connection with your performance of work for LONGi or with LONGi, or suspected failures by LONGi to satisfy these expectations, please contact LONGi via email at email@example.com