Code of Conduct for Contractors of the TAURON Group’s Subsidiaries

An important initiative implemented in the Group as part of a responsible supply chain is the inclusion of the sustainability criteria into the purchasing process management standard.

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The TAURON Group promotes the idea of ​​social responsibility among its suppliers. It expects cooperation with the contractors (counterparties) who respect human rights and act in accordance with the legal regulations, ensure safe and dignified working conditions and apply not only the highest ethical standards, but also take care of the environment and the climate.

The criteria regarding corporate social responsibility were defined and collected in a single document, i.e. the Code of Conduct for Contractors of the TAURON Group’s Subsidiaries. It has been a mandatory set of criteria used in the process of qualifying contractors since December 2017. The Code is an applicable standard in the Group, promoting responsibility among stakeholders and encouraging the implementation of responsible practices among the suppliers.

Due diligence procedures and internal regulations

The goal of the Code of Conduct for Contractors of the TAURON Group’s Subsidiaries is to define uniform standards and transparent rules of conduct as part of their business operations, in particular with respect to the contractors (counterparties). The Code also includes the rules related to the employee (among others, occupational safety and health, discrimination, personnel policy, forced labor, employing children and minors), the natural environment (environment protection, responsible resource management, taking care of the climate), interactions with the stakeholders (among others fair competition, combating fraud (abuse), security and protection of information, investor relations).

The Code is applied in relations with the contractors (counterparties) of the TAURON Group’s subsidiaries and is applicable to all employees, members of the management board and supervisory bodies of the subsidiaries, as well as proxies and powers of attorney.

The Code is associated with the TAURON Group’s other policy documents:

  • TAURON Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility Code of Conduct,
  • TAURON Group’s Policy of Respect for Human Rights,
  • TAURON Group’s Anti-Corruption Policy,
  • The procedure for assessing the credibility of TAURON Polska Energia S.A.’s contractors,
  • TAURON Group’s rules for organizing ventures in cooperation with external entities,
  • TAURON Group’s Purchase Order (Contract) Award Regulations.

Actions taken and results achieved

A contractor (counterparty) who takes part in the proceedings organized by the Group’s subsidiaries is obliged to submit a statement confirming that he has studied the TAURON Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility Code of Conduct and compliance with its provisions. The statement is posted on the Company’s website.

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