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As a socially responsible employer, Top Glove is compliant with requirements of local labour laws and ensures adequate measures are in place to protect the safety and well-being of its people. We are committed to adhering to internationally recognised standards in our social compliance practices, which are the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) and Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) standards. Since January 2019, we have attended to more than 100 international external audits at Top Glove’s factories. We will continue to level up our initiatives in this area to be in line with best practices. More detailed information on our stand can be found on Top Glove’s Human Rights and Ethical Conduct.

1. The Right Wage

Top Glove fully complies with the national laws on minimum wage policy, while overtime pay is calculated based on local labour laws.

2. ZERO COST RECRUITMENT POLICY

We bear all recruitment-related fees guided by the Zero Cost Recruitment Policy launched in Jan 2019 and made remediation payment to all foreign workers, that has paid recruitment fee to agents.

3. Of Age Employees

Guided by the local laws, persons under age of 18 will not be employed full time in departments that deal directly with hazardous chemicals.

4. Enhanced Security

We are one of few private companies with our own auxiliary police, responsible for the security of our people and premises.

5. No Forced and Bonded Labour

We absolutely do not use forced, bonded, indentured or involuntary prison labour.

6. No confiscation of passports

We do not confiscate workers’ passports. Workers have full custody of their passports.

7. Zero Discrimination

We treat our people with dignity & have zero-tolerance for all forms of workplace discrimination.

8. No forced Overtime

We do not force workers to work overtime. All overtime is complied with labour laws and done solely based on voluntary basis.

9. Conducive accommodation

Employees’ living environment is conducive for them to be able to eat well, work well, exercise well, clean well, and sleep well.

10. GOOD HEALTH & SAFETY FIRST

Employees are assured of decent living conditions & safe workplace, amidst a culture which focuses on good health.

OUR MITIGATION MEASURES TO ADDRESS HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES

1. Due diligence

Due diligence on all our recruitment agents to ensure ethical manners during recruitment process.

2. Independent 3rd party audit

Engagement of independent 3rd party auditor to audit our social compliance.

3. Whistleblowing Policy

The Whistleblowing Policy enable employees and any stakeholders to report misconduct/ wrongdoings to independent external service provider as Whistleblowing case receiver. Click HERE for further information.

4. Multiple grievance channels

Various grievance channels are made accessible, including Centralised Worker’s Helpline in various native language enable employees to raise grievance confidentially.

5. Human rights training

Raise awareness by conducting training to our staff on human rights and social compliance.

6. Supplier town hall

Town hall sessions with suppliers to emphasize social compliance’s expectation, followed by audit.

7. Social Sustainability Committee (SSC)

SSC to implement, monitor and review effectiveness of various measures on social compliance.

8. Management responsibility

Merit & demerit system for social compliance, applicable to the management.

Worker accommodation fully equipped with amenities and facilities

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