Human Rights Policy
Hankook Tire Co.,Ltd. supports and respects the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights and makes sure that we are not complicit in Human Rights abuses.
Hankook Tire Human Rights Policy
Hankook Tire & Technology Co.,Ltd.(hereafter referred to as the ‘Hankook Tire’) recognizes the significance of human rights as a universal value of humankind. Moreover, we acknowledge that value can be realized through business activities. With such acknowledgement, Hankook Tire will respect and protect the rights of all workers including contract, migrant and temporary workers and stakeholders associated with its operations, products and services.
In order to fulfill the responsibility to respect human rights, Hankook Tire shall support and endeavor to observe the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Global Compact and the International Labor Organization Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
Hankook Tire shall also support the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and implement human rights management system which includes assessments, taking appropriate action and tracking responses, internal and external communications and operation of grievance mechanisms and remediation procedures.
Hankook Tire, as an enterprise that is dedicated to fulfilling its social responsibilities and pursuing the happiness of all workers and stakeholders, shall comply with the laws of each country where it operates under all circumstances and by protecting and respecting human rights, it will contribute to the healthy development of society.
Hankook Tire Human Rights Principles
1. Prohibition of Forced Labor
Hankook Tire shall not use or get involved in any kind of forced labor through physical and mental suppression of freedom of any person, including bonded labor, slavery and human trafficking.
2. Prohibition of Child Labor
Hankook Tire shall comply with the minimum employment age regulations of each country where it operates and not designate takes with safety and health hazards to individuals under the age of 18.
3. Prohibition of Discrimination
Hankook Tire shall not discriminate in hiring, compensation, or promotion on the basis of race, age, gender, nationality, disability, religion, pregnancy, unionization, marital status, social status, or sexual orientation.
4. Gender Equality Achievement
Hankook Tire shall ensure women’s full and effective social participation, equal opportunities for leadership and equal remuneration for work of equal value.
5. Guarantee of Freedom of Association
Hankook Tire shall offer opportunities for communication between the company and its workers, guarantee the freedom of association, and not retaliate for unionization activities of its workers.
6. Decent Wage Payment and Stabilization of Livelihood
Hankook Tire shall contribute to the stabilization of the livelihood of its workers by complying with the minimum wage, overtime, social insurance and employee rest and leave regulations of each country where it operates, and supporting decent living wages.
7. Working Hours
Hankook Tire shall comply with national legal working time regulations of each country where it operates as a minimum requirement in terms of regular, overtime, and holiday work.
8. Health and Safety
Hankook Tire shall establish a safe, clean work environment for all workers and protect its workers against various harmful substances.