The Group enforces its Code of Ethical Conduct and Anti-Corruption in all divisions, departments and subsidiaries. It highlights the principles that each manager and employee must undertake with regard to fundamental Human rights, health, safety and working conditions, anti-discrimination and equal opportunity, anti-corruption and the promotion of social responsibility.
With its corporate agreement on professional equality signed in 2017, ACOME is pursuing its objectives of increasing the number of women in its workforce and its policy of maintaining employment. This action results in looking for internal reclassifications and/or the creation of jobs for people with disabilities leading to incapacity for work. It is supplemented by internal insurance plans.
Compliance with the laws and regulations of the countries in which the Group operates is an absolute obligation. Under no circumstances can the conviction that it is in the company's interest to act, even in part, justify behaviour that contravenes the provisions of applicable laws and the Code of Conduct as defined by ACOME.
Prevention of corruption: employees whose functions so permit may offer or receive gifts of negligible value provided that they are part of common business practices, do not contravene the law and cannot be interpreted as a bribe or reward. An account of the expenses incurred shall be kept for this purpose.
Responsible procurement policy
ACOME has been enforcing a responsible procurement policy since 2010. It is based on a requirement that suppliers commit to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact and implement environmental management in accordance with ISO 14001.
ACOME's procurement policy fulfils four missions: