USUI Susira International Private Limited (USI) recognizes the valuable role that business can play in the longer-term protection of human rights. We are committed to respect the human rights of our workforce, communities and those affected by our operations wherever we do business (including our contractors and suppliers) in line with internationally recognized frameworks including the ISO 26000 International Standard and its associated international guidelines.
Our commitment entails respecting human rights and seeking to avoid involvement in human rights abuses, identifying, assessing and Minimising potential adverse impacts through due diligence and management of issues, and resolving grievances from affected stakeholders effectively.
We endeavor to achieve our commitment by:
1.Maintaining positive legal compliance with applicable constitutional and regulatory human rights requirements and conforming to the USI Sustainability guidelines;
2. Undertaking an iterative, due diligence process, the focus of which is identifying, assessing and managing potential risks and impacts;
3. Promoting awareness of the human rights with employees at various levels of our operations through training and communication
4. Engaging with stakeholders in an inclusive, transparent and culturally appropriate manner on human rights concerns related to our business activities;
5. Valuing diversity, equal opportunity and the need to consider the rights of vulnerable groups such
as indigenous peoples, women, migrant workers etc.;
6. Prohibiting all forms of harmful child labour, forced/ trafficked labour, discrimination and harassment;
7. Prohibiting any contribution to armed conflict or human rights abuses in conflict-affected and high- risk areas.
8. Prohibiting interference in any way with the establishment, functioning or administration of Workers organizations or collective bargaining:
9.Respect the right of all workers to form and join a trade union of their choice without fear of
intimidation or reprisal, in accordance with national law;
10. Providing access to remedy by resolving grievances in a timely and culturally appropriate manner;
11. Influencing our contractors, suppliers and other organizations with whom USI has a leverage to
adopt our Sustainable Business Framework and to encourage and support the development of
equivalent management systems;
12. Developing goodwill, creating sustainable employment and stimulating economic opportunities in
the communities that host our activities;
13. Establishing clear accountability by assigning adequate resources and responsibilities for
effective management of human rights risks; and
14. Continually improving human rights performance by sharing good practices and learnings, setting
and reviewing targets, and monitoring, reporting and disclosing performance.