Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics is a mandatory requirement to everyone who works in InterContinental Bunkering (Rotterdam) B.V. – IBR.

Our code of Ethics for Business addresses ethical conduct in our work environment, business practises and relationship with external stakeholders.

In IBR everyone benefits from practicing and promoting ethical behaviour. Honesty and integrity foster a positive work environment that strengthens the confidence of all our stakeholders.

In IBR we uphold the laws in all countries that we practice business, and behave in a manner that is beyond criticism.

All employees in IBR are obliged to familiarize themselves with and comply with the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.
(https://www.unglobalcompact.org/what-is-gc/mission/principles)

Human Rights
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

IBR is a drug and alcohol-free workplace. We will not tolerate anyone being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while at work for IBR.