OBI Group Sourcing Hong Kong Ltd. as an employer
OBI Group Sourcing Hong Kong Ltd. (OGS) offers challenging positions within an international and dynamically growing enterprise. It is imbedded in an affiliated group and operates closely with its German headquarters as well as other sales organisations in a range of European countries.
For OGS, its employees are the key success factor and most valuable asset. The people make the difference. Dedication and motivation are important for working at OGS. Core values for the OGS management style are:
OGS cares for its employees. We provide a positive work environment by paying close attention to the personal needs of all our staff members. It is important for OGS to create an inspiring and encouraging work environment, so that each employee can fulfil their potential and demonstrate their personal strength. Equally, working in interfunctional and intercultural teams is a key success factor of OGS. We support this team-orientation with a number of individual and team-dedicated development initiatives. We trust our employees. We believe that an open-minded and respectful working environment is the best foundation for the successful growth of our business. We respect the personal dignity of each individual as well as the personal rights and private lives of all our employees.
OBI as a business partner
OBI ensures that our selection of suppliers is based on the requirement that our relationship with our suppliers will be ethically and morally sound. We are dedicated to ethical, fair and vigorous competition. We will sell our products based on their merit, superior quality, functionality and competitive pricing. We are aware that resources are in short supply and that we have a responsibility to future generations. We therefore ensure that our products and manufacturing processes comply with the requirements of sustainable development based on the three elements of ecology, economy and social commitment.
The company upholds and promotes human rights as given in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights particularly
- the right to a healthy working environment
- protection from corporal punishment, from physical, sexual or psychological, and from intimidation or abuse
- the right to freedom of opinion and expression
- the right not to be held in slavery or servitude
In addition we uphold core standards of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), including
- the minimum age of workers and child labour
- respecting the rights of workers with regards to their freedom of association and right to organise;
- the prohibition of discrimination based on an employee’s sex, race, disability, ethnic or cultural origin, religion, worldview, or sexual orientation.
Our company respects the minimum rights and entitlements set out in the relevant law, which applies to all employees, in respect of their employment, including working hours, rates of pay and leave entitlement.
In this context we accept the following social standard audit schemes:
- Amfori / BSCI
- SEDEX / SMETA