To meet social responsibilities and to achieve success in the marketplace, Ashley-Edison (UK) strives to uphold the highest standards of ethics.
We are committed to undertake our business with honesty, fairness and transparency. This is reflected in every aspect of our business affairs.
We are committed to ensuring:
The highest standards of integrity are expected in all business interactions. We prohibit any and all forms of corruption, extortion and embezzlement. Monitoring and enforcement procedures are implemented to ensure conformance.
We operate a zero tolerance approach to the giving or receiving of bribes or corrupt payments in any form. This conduct is absolutely prohibited whether committed by Ashley-Edison Directors, employees or anyone else directly acting on Ashley-Edison’s behalf.
We recognize that different practices apply across the world, including within the territories in which we operate and that normal practice in one place may not be acceptable in another. However, it is Ashley-Edison’s policy to comply with all laws, rules and regulations governing bribery and corruption in countries where we have a direct presence.
Information regarding our business activities, structure, financial situation and performance are disclosed in accordance with applicable regulations and prevailing industry best practices.
Intellectual property rights are respected; transfer of technology and know-how is done in a manner that protects intellectual property rights.
Standards of fair business, advertising and competition are upheld. Appropriate means to safeguard customer information is in force.
Programs that ensure the confidentiality and protection of supplier and employee whistle-blowers (Any person who makes a disclosure about improper conduct by an employee or officer of the company, or by a public official or official body) are maintained.