HBL's objective is to be an economic, intellectual and social asset in each nation and community in which we do business. Our Standards of Business Conduct clarifies the extension of our values to our suppliers. It states that we will not establish or maintain a business relationship with a supplier if we believe that its practices violate local laws or basic international principles relating to Anti corruption, bribery, labor standards or environmental protection.
We expect our suppliers to adhere to environmental and social responsibility principles that are similar to those valued in HBL. To clarify our expectations, HBL developed the HBL Environmental and Social Responsibility Code of Conduct. HBL expects our suppliers to adhere to Environmental and Social Responsibility Code of Conduct. Our Code of Conduct requires suppliers to adopt sound environmental, health and safety management practices and Conventions that have been identified as fundamental to the rights of human beings at work. HBL has programs in place to monitor our suppliers' conformance with the Code of Conduct.