Principles of Trade

Principles of Trade

Mister Zimi has signed on to the UN Global Compact and commits to the following 10 Guiding principles:

  1. 1. Mister Zimi supports and respects the protection of Internationally proclaimed Human rights: and
  2. 2. Here at Mister Zimi we pledge to not become complicit in human rights abuses whether that be in our supply chain or the communities in which we operate.
  3. 3. Mister Zimi endorses and promotes freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
  4. 4. Mister Zimi commits to the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
  5. 5. Mister Zimi commits to the effective abolition of child labour: and
  6. 6. The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
  7. 7. Mister Zimi supports a precautionary approach to environmental challenges:
  8. 8. Mister Zimi agrees to undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility: and
  9. 9. Encourages the development and diffusion of environmental friendly technology.
  10. 10. Mister Zimi will not tolerate corruption in any form, including extortion and bribery.
  11. Further to these 10 principles Mister Zimi expects the following:

  12. 11. A fair wage is a right not a privilege and Mister Zimi will seek out suppliers who are committed to paying above the local legal minimum wage.
  13. 12. We are committed to tracing our end to end supply chain to ensure we appropriately govern our supply chain on our Principles to trade.
  14. 13. Mister Zimi and its partners will abide by all laws and regulations in its relevant jurisdictions.
  15. 14. Mister Zimi encourages the need for suppliers and partners to have an impartial grievance and complaint mechanism for workers to utilise free of any consequence.
  16. 15. Mister Zimi has a zero tolerance policy relating to the unauthorised use of any sub contractors within our supply chain.
  17. 16. Mister Zimi understands the importance of long term partnerships with our suppliers and is committed to working with them on remediation and continuous improvement within our principles to trade as a first option.