CTA – Continental is committed to meet requirements as well as to exceed expectations of its customers, team members, stakeholders and the community by furnishing the necessary resources and acting responsibly in the areas of quality, health & safety, environment and social responsibility.
HEALTH & SAFETY
Apply best practices of procedures and standards throughout all aspects of operations in relation to health and safety of the workforce, including third parties on company grounds. Strive for prevention of occupational illnesses / injuries and maintain the Ergonomics Program.
SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT AND BIODIVERSITY
Act with focus on Sustainability of operations and on implementation of the STP program. Comply with current environmental legislation, with practices aiming for excellence in waste management / emissions control, workforce awareness and continuous improvement actions. Direct attention towards sustainability and biodiversity, with protection and conservation practices.
FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS AND SUPPLIERS
Act responsibly, meet customer requirements and exceed their expectations. Raise suppliers’ awareness of the adopted quality, health, safety, and environmental standards, as well as to act with social responsibility, complying with Labor and Social Security legislation as well as ILO conventions.
Respect, promote and give value to diversity in the working environment, enabling fairer, healthier and more inclusive actions.
Comply with labor legislation, raise awareness regarding best practices for environmental preservation, health and safety inside and outside company premises. Review employee performance, their needs for improvement, opportunities for professional growth, and their capacity to carry out their tasks with quality, safety and socio-environmental responsibility.
Continuously improve processes with regards to product quality, health & safety, environmental preservation and social responsibility.
CHILD LABOR ERADICATION
Comply with ILO conventions 138 and 182 (labor practices and minimum working age) and collaborate with existing laws on the eradication of child labor with programs aimed at tobacco growers’ children, ensuring their school enrollment and attendance.