POLICY FOR CODE OF CONDUCT

We, Istem Medikal, respect the fundamental social demands in our business.
Our products are manufactured in conditions in accordance with:
- ILO eight fundamental conventions numbers 29, 87, 98, 100, 105, 111, 138 and 182
- UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 32
- all work related health and safety legislation in the manufacturing country
- the labour law, including legislation on minimum wage and the relevant social security
insurance, in Turkey
- the environmental protection legislation in Turkey
- United Nations Declaration Against Corruption


HUMAN RIGHTS
We respect human rights as defined by the United Nations.


PRINCIPLES AND RIGHTS AT WORK
National legislation
The legislation in Turkey is always followed.


The abolition of child labour (ILO 138 and 182)
Child labour, as defined by the ILO convention, is not permitted.


The elimination of forced labour (ILO 29 and 105)
The use of forced- or compulsory labour is not accepted.


The elimination of discrimination (ILO 100 and 111)
Discrimination based on ethnicity, sex, religion, social background, handicap, political opinion or
sexual orientation does not occur.


Decent wages and working hours
Wages are paid directly to the employee on time and in full. Lowest acceptable salary level is the
minimum wage according to national legislation.
Weekly working hours must not exceed the legal limit, and overtime work is always paid.


Freedom of association and collective bargaining (ILO 87 and 98)
The employees are allowed to join the association and collective bargaining.
The employees can meet with the company management to discuss salaries and working conditions
without negative consequences.


United Nations Declaration Against Corruption
Istem Medikal not offer, directly or indirectly, or give undue payment or other remuneration to any
person or organization for the purpose of obtaining, retaining or controlling transactions or for any
other undue advantage in the course of its business.
Istem Medikal do not directly or indirectly request or accept any form of undue payment or other third-
party compensation that may affect the objectivity of business decisions.

ENVIRONMENT

Istem Medikal strive to reduce energy- and resource consumption as well as waste and emissions
to the atmosphere, ground and water. Chemicals are handled in a way that is safe for humans
and environment.


HEALTH AND SAFETY
Istem Medikal provide a safe working environment, which complies with international standards.
Employees are informed of any health risks that are associated with their work. All employees
have access to and use the appropriate safety equipment.