IES takes a broad and long-term view of sustainability through informed and balanced decision making processes. This ranges from setting business strategies to providing for our daily work activities. Being sustainable influences IES’s good governance operating practices as follows:

Involvement in and development of our community, while continuing to provide value to our stakeholders.

Conflict Minerals

Take reasonable efforts to avoid the use of raw materials which directly or indirectly finance armed groups who violate human rights.

Conflicts of interest

Avoid all conflicts of interest that may adversely influence business relationships.

Environmental protection

Act in accordance with applicable standards regarding environmental protection, to minimize environmental pollution and to make continuous improvements in environmental protection.

Fair competition, anti-trust laws and intellectual property rights

Operate in accordance with laws, not to participate in price fixing, market or customer allocation, market sharing or bid rigging with competitors and to respect the intellectual property rights of others.

Health and safety of employees

Take responsibility for the health and safety of our employees

Legal Compliance

Ensuring ethical organizational governance in compliance with applicable legal requirements

Prohibition of child labor

To employ no workers under the age of 15.

Prohibition of corruption and bribery

To tolerate no form of and not to engage directly or indirectly in any form of corruption or bribery and not to grant, offer or promise anything of value to a government official or to a counterparty in the private sector to influence official action or obtain an improper advantage.

Respect for the basic human rights of employees

Upholding the principle of human rights within the organization, and within our supply chain.

Supply chain

Use reasonable efforts to promote among its suppliers compliance with IES Sustainability policies, Code of Conduct policies and to comply with the principles of non-discrimination with regard to supplier selection and treatment.