Corporate Social Responsibility
Our Corporate Social Responsibility policy refers to the company’s responsibility towards its environment and the people who coexist and work within that environment. The company’s existence is part of a much bigger system consisting of people, organizations, values and nature. Therefore, we want to give back to the community just as it gives to us in many ways. This policy outlines the company’s social responsibility actions.
Scope - This policy applies to all of the company service lines. It may also refer to suppliers and partners.
Policy elements - Tacit Investigations & Security wants to be a responsible business that meets the highest standards of professionalism and ethics. It will consider all aspects and interested parties before deciding on its actions. As with all operations and activities they must be fully aligned with the company’s culture and objectives as well as with stakeholder’s interests. This does not include any action that is required or prohibited by local or international law.
The company’s actions concerning its social responsibility fall under two categories: compliance and pro activeness. Compliance refers to the company’s commitment to legality and willingness to observe the values of community while conducting its business. Pro activeness is every initiative we may take in an effort to help the community or natural environment and to promote human rights. When it comes to compliance the company considers several aspects:
Legality/Corruption - The company will adhere to legal guidelines in terms of procedures, fair dealing and safety. Every partnership or collaboration with external parties or organizations will be open and transparent. Corporate value and financial benefits will result only from legitimate business operations and activities. It will always respect the Law including anti-bribery and anti-corruption practices. The company is also committed to always honor its own self-regulatory policies.
Business Ethics - The company will always conduct business with integrity and respect to human rights and justice. It will establish appropriate policies and procedures that indicate several aspects of business ethics such as respect towards the consumer, moral corporate governance, anti-corruption practices etc. The company will observe the values that dominate its surroundings and will comply with the moral expectations of society.
Protecting the environment - Tacit Investigations & Security recognizes the need to protect the natural environment and is committed to the responsible stewardship of keeping the environment clean and unpolluted by utilizing municipal Initiatives such as recycling programs and hazardous chemicals and waste reclamation depots. In addition to these initiatives we will endeavor to reduce our company’s carbon footprint with policies that encourage the reduction of printed email. Further to these initiatives all surveillance vehicles within the Tacit Investigations & Security fleet will comply with all legislated emission controls and be equipped with duel fuel or eco-boost technology. All vehicles are equipped with GPS monitoring technology to ensure our company policies regarding excessive idling and speed are enforced. The use of chemical substances will always be governed by best practices to avoid contamination and pollution.
Protecting People - The company will ensure all employees and the greater community will not be put at risk from health and safety hazards resulting from the company’s actions. It will also try to refrain from negatively influencing the lives of local and indigenous people by supporting diversity and the preservation of important cultural elements.
Human Rights - The company is dedicated to protecting human rights. It will remain a committed equal opportunity employer and will incorporate all fair labor practices in employee relations. It will also ensure that its business activities do not directly or indirectly support violations of human rights stipulations in any country (e.g. forced labor).
Pro activeness includes a variety of actions:
Donations and Aid - The company may preserve a budget to make monetary donations. Their purpose will be twofold: they will not only be intended to advance the arts, community events and education but also to alleviate those in need.
Volunteering - The company will encourage its employees to volunteer through relevant programs. This can refer to programs that were internally organized or programs by external organizations in which the company will participate.
Preserving the environment - Apart from all actions that are dictated by law, the company may be proactive when it comes to protecting the environment. Conserving energy, recycling, reforestation excursions and incorporating environment-friendly technologies are some of the activities to which the company will give serious attention.
Supporting the community - The company may initiate or support several community investment programs. It may begin partnerships with vendors for the construction of buildings of public interest, educational programs etc. It may also provide support and expertise to nonprofit organizations or local and international movements that promote cultural and economic development of global and local communities.
Learning - The company will actively invest in R&D to discover ways to optimize procedures and the use of resources or material. At the same time, the company will be open to suggestions and will listen carefully to any external or internal ideas. Generally, it will be committed to not only increase its revenues but also change and improve the way it operates.
Our company is in step with the United Nations Global Compact and will readily undertake any action that will promote its identity as a socially conscious and responsible business. Management and leadership in the organization will ensure that this policy is communicated at all internal levels and signed by all Tacit Investigations & Security associates.