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SUSTAINABILITY POLICY

Tiritose Sustainable Travel commits to sustainability management by;

  • Having an employee appointed who is responsible for sustainability coordinator tasks;
  • Having a sustainable mission statement that is communicated to customers, partners and suppliers;
  • Having an accessible and written sustainability policy that aims for a reduction of the negative social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts of the company’s activities; and includes employee related health and safety aspects;
  • Collaborating and actively being involved in external forums and working groups which are supportive to sustainability in tourism;
  • Conducting a baseline assessment of the company’s performance on sustainable practices;
  • Having sustainability guidelines and assessment system in place to identify the sustainability performance of key suppliers / partners;
  • Having a sustainability action plan with clear targets, actions, measures, responsibilities and time planning;
  • Developing documented procedures to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the sustainability policy, objectives and targets;
  • Ensuring company’s transparency in sustainability by public reporting and communicating;
  • Ensuring that all staff are fully aware of our Sustainability Policy and are committed to implementing and improving it.

 

Tiritose commits to complying with all national legislation, regulations and codes of practice.

INTERNAL MANAGEMENT: SOCIAL POLICY & HUMAN RIGHTS

Tiritose commits to sustainable internal management by having clear written and well-communicated social policy by;

  • Granting employees, the freedom of employment and contract termination with advance notice (ideally minimum one month) and without penalty.
  • Including labour conditions according to national labour law and a job description in the employment contract;
  • Mentioning the wage rate in the contract which is equal to or above the national legal wage;
  • Determining and compensating of overtime working hours based on mutual agreement;
  • Providing medical and liability insurance according to the national law;
  • Granting employees fixed paid yearly holiday and sick leave and unpaid annual leave allowance;
  • Having health and safety policies for employees which complies to national legal standards;
  • Having first aid sets and trained staff available at all relevant locations;
  • Obeying to national governing laws concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment;
  • Having documented effective procedures in place for employees to voice out their complaints and expectations;
  • Having a clear disciplinary procedure that is effectively communicated to employees;
  • Having a measurement system for employee satisfaction on a regular basis;
  • Providing periodic guidance and training for employees on roles, rights and responsibilities regarding health and safety issues. This includes fire and relevant natural disasters;
  • Creating opportunities for students that participate in traineeship / internship / apprenticeship; 
  • Encouraging employment opportunities for persons with special needs; 

 

Tiritose commits to practice human rights by;

  • Declaring not to hinder trade union membership, collective labour negotiations and representation of members by trade unions;
  • Participating and complying with (sector wide) collective labour condition negotiation structures
  • Prohibiting discriminations, regarding recruitment, conditions of employment, access to training and senior positions, or promotion in terms of gender, race, age, disability, ethnicity, religion/beliefs or sexual orientation;
  • Ensuring that all employees have an equal chance and access to resources and opportunities for personal development through regular training, education.

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