Code of Conduct

Codes we honor

Asian Group is committed to maintain a Code of Conduct in its work places. In accordance with the BEPZA instruction, Bangladesh Labor Law 2006, Bangladesh labor rules 2015, ILO Conventions, the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN’s Conventions on children’s rights and the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women, the UN Global Compact and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and other relevant internationally recognized agreements. Asian Group ensures that the Code of Conduct is also observed by subcontractors involved in production processes of final manufacturing stages carried out.

Asian Group has sought to ensure that, all garments are manufactured in very good working conditions with meaningful job and providing all customers with high quality of products. Asian Group respect and comply with applicable national and international laws and regulations.

Compliance with the law

Asian Group will only produce merchandise in facilities that we consider reputable and whose business and labor practices conform to the requirements of applicable national and/or local laws.

Child Labor

Asian Group policy is to discourage and not to support the use of child labor as defined by local law and ILO convention. Asian Group does not employ any worker below the age of 18 years old. And also we have child labor remediation policy for any kind of accidental recruitment of below 18 years.

Forced Labor

Asian Group will not allow forced labor whether in the form of prison labor, indentured labor, or bonded labor. Overtime hours must be voluntary.

Harassment & Abuse

Asian Apparels Ltd. treat employees with respect and dignity. No employee is subjected to any physical, sexual, psychological or verbal harassment and abuse. If any such incident takes place, it is dealt through existing disciplinary practices.

Discrimination

Asian Group protect and promote the basic human rights of the work force. Asian Group does not encourage or support discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion, termination or recruitment, based on race, caste, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, origin, religion, political views, disability, pregnancy or marital status.

Freedom of Association

Asian Apparels Ltd.’s employees can form any legal organization and join an association of their own choice. Employee is not subjected to intimidation or harassment for this.

Wages & Benefits

Asian Apparels Ltd. follow the legally approved grading wage structure by the government for the employee . We also provide transport allowance, Food allowance, present bonus and encasement of earned leave. Fair wages are essential for meeting the basic needs of workers. Asian Group is committed to pay all payments regularly in time.

Working Hours

Asian Apparels Ltd. comply with the local law and industry standards on working hours. Everyday 08 (Eight) hours is normal working time and if require another maximum 02 (two) hours work perform as overtime hours. That means total weekly working hours can not be exceeded 60 (sixty) hours limit, and one day off in every seven day period shall be provided. Production facilities shall comply with applicable laws that entitle workers to vacation time, leave periods and holidays.

Health & Safety

Asian Apparels Ltd. provides a safe and healthy working environment to prevent accident and injury to health. Asian Group does the best to have adequate ventilation, lighting, toilets, personal protective equipment’s, fire fighting and safety equipment’s. Fire training provided and fire drills carried out in the premises and record maintained as per law.

Environmental conservation & Sustainability

Asian Apparels Ltd. has a strong intention about environmental conservation & sustainability. According to this sense we are committed to reduce the use of non-renewable energy, carbon emission, and control & re-cycle our waste products as well as keep free soil, water and air from pollution as much as possible to ensure a sustainable environment.

Factory Security

Asian Group’s factories have to implement minimum security criteria and best practices to help secure our supply chain from terrorist activity. The criteria are based on a set of recommendations of the Customs-Trade partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) initiative.