Our corporate policy is in line with internationally recognized human rights principles, such as the UN Global Compact. This applies to blueplanet Investments AG as well as to the affiliated companies.
We fully comply with applicable human rights laws in all countries where we operate. Protection against discrimination, freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining or equal pay are not conclusive examples of our corporate policy. We do not work with or invest in companies that practice slavery, human trafficking, forced labor or harmful child labor. Our partners and affiliates are committed to,
- respect the human rights of their workers
- create safe working conditions and ensure the health of workers
- treat their employees fairly
- respect the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining
The starting point for all interactions with all persons who come into contact with the entities of blueplanet Investments AG is their human rights. Any organization, including companies, consists of people and their interactions. Thus, respecting human rights is not only an ethical, but also a business prerequisite for the activities of blueplanet Investments AG. In addition, blueplanet Investments AG demands that all affiliates and their partners, both upstream and downstream, observe human rights and maintain human dignity.
This also includes taking decisive action against forced labor. Forced or child labor is not permitted within the blueplanet Investments AG group of companies. In addition, measures are to be taken to prevent the exploitation of employees as well as human trafficking.
Any employment relationships entered into by blueplanet Investments AG and its partners must always be concluded on a voluntary basis. Employees must receive all necessary information in a sufficiently comprehensible form before an employment contract is concluded.
blueplanet Investments AG and its subsidiaries stand for equal opportunities and reject discrimination of any kind. All blueplanet employees and those of its affiliates, whether on fixed-term or open-ended contracts, employees and applicants are treated fairly and have equal opportunities for training, career development, promotion, compensation, training and retirement.
blueplanet Investments AG bases its hiring decisions on the professional qualification, education, experience, abilities and performance of applicants.
Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color of skin, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (LGBTQ+), age, disability or other legally protected characteristics.
In order to further strengthen diversity, care is taken to ensure that there is no discrimination within the corporate culture and in everyday operations. This also includes decisions such as promotions, rewards, benefits of any kind, training or retirement. Applicants are asked to not include a photo into their application.
- We treat everyone we come into contact with with respect.
- As a minimum, we fulfil our legal obligations with regard to labour law.
- We communicate the policy of equal opportunities and diversity and the responsibilities for achieving fairness and equality; and
- Managers understand their responsibility to enforce this policy and we all share responsibility for ensuring compliance.
Working conditions based on respect
blueplanet Investments AG and its investments, the success of the company is based on the abilities, skills and expertise of its employees. To this end, employee loyalty to the company as well as individual development is crucial. We offer training, have direct contact with management and encourage direct feedback. Our efficient organisation ensures an open communication structure at all times. blueplanet Investments AG is committed to ensuring that all employees can work in an environment that promotes diversity, mutual trust and respect.
The working environment of blueplanet Investments AG is based on compliance with all applicable statutory provisions of labor and employment law in the applicable version. On this basis, the subsidiaries of blueplanet Investment AG are encouraged to develop occupational safety procedures consistent with their work processes and to train their employees accordingly. The aim is to avoid work-related accidents and to create a safe environment for employees. The procedures shall be documented and reviewed at regular intervals.
blueplanet Investments AG is committed to ensuring that all employees can work in an environment that promotes diversity, mutual trust and respect. This implies adherence to human rights, the implementation of equal opportunities, and the prevention of discrimination or mobbing. Sexual harassment and other inappropriate conduct will not be tolerated and will be subject to disciplinary
action. The companies of the blueplanet Investment Group shall protect all rights of their employees, including rights of personality and data protection rights.
Respect for employees also includes the consideration of different circumstances in life. In addition, blueplanet Investments AG wants to have an efficient and productive workforce and provide employees with a good work-life balance. In order to achieve this, blueplanet Investments AG and its subsidiaries use the following tools to create flexible job opportunities:
- Flexible working hours (beginning and end)
- Home office
- Mobile working
- Regular breaks
- Part-time work
- Role redundancy/job sharing
- Personalized career planning
- Limited time off
- Parental leave
- Customized workplace design