Management System (2)


Carsem shall adopt or establish a management system whose scope is related to the content of this Code. The management system shall be designed to ensure:

  • Compliance with applicable laws, regulations and customer requirements related to the participant’s operations and products.
  • Conformance with this code.
  • Identification and mitigation of operational risks related to this Code.

It should also facilitate continual improvement.

Company Commitment

A corporate social and environmental responsibility policy statements affirming company’s commitment to compliance and continual improvement, endorsed by executive management and posted in the facility in the local language

Management Accountability & Responsibility

The company clearly identifies senior executive and company representative[s] responsible for ensuring implementation of the management systems and associated programs. Senior management reviews the status of the management system on a regular basis.

Legal and Customer Requirements

A process to identify, monitor and understand applicable laws, regulations and customer requirements, including the requirements of this Code.

Risk Assessment & Risk Management

A process to identify the legal compliance, environmental, health and safety and labor practice and ethics risks associated with Company’s operations. Determination of the relative significance for each risk and implementation of appropriate procedural and physical controls to control the identified risks and ensure regulatory compliance.

3 Areas to be included in a risk assessment for environmental health and safety are production areas, warehouse and storage facilities, plant/facilities support equipment, laboratories and test areas, sanitation facilities (bathrooms), kitchen/cafeteria and worker housing/dormitories.

Improvement Objectives

Written performance objectives, targets and implementation plans to improve the Company’s social and environmental performance, including a periodic assessment of Company’s performance in achieving those objectives.


Programs for training managers and workers to implement Company’s policies, procedures and improvement objectives and to meet applicable legal and regulatory requirements.


A process for communicating clear and accurate information about company’s policies, practices, expectations and performance to workers, suppliers and customers.

Worker Feedback & Participation

Ongoing processes to assess employees’ understanding of and obtain feedback on practices and conditions covered by this Code and to foster continuous improvement.

Audits & Assessments

Periodic self-evaluations to ensure conformity to legal and regulatory requirements, the content of the Code and customer contractual requirements related to social and environmental responsibility

Corrective Action Process

A process for timely correction of deficiencies identified by internal or external assessments, inspections, investigations and reviews.

Documentation and Records

Creation and maintenance of documents and records to ensure regulatory compliance and conformity to company requirements along with appropriate confidentiality to protect privacy.

Supplier Responsibility

A process to communicate Code requirements to suppliers and to monitor supplier compliance to the Code.