The CNITA Charter:
WE WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE SAFETY
CNITA members work as a team within the marine industry to improve the safety of life at sea.
WE COMPLY WITH THE LAW
CNITA members, their employees and agents comply with all the laws and regulations of the countries in which they operate. This especially includes working hard against counterfeit products and by abiding rigidly to all copyright laws.
WE COMPETE FAIRLY
CNITA members believe in competing fairly and vigorously in our market sectors and do not engage in agreements, business practices or conduct that, as a matter of law, are anti-competitive.
WE ACT WITH INTEGRITY IN ALL OUR BUSINESS DEALINGS
CNITA members act with integrity at all times, we do not offer, promise, give, demand or accept bribes or other unethical advantage in order to obtain, retain or give business or other advantage. Bribery and corruption have absolutely no place within the business of CNITA members
WE TREAT SUPPLIERS, PARTNERS AND CUSTOMERS FAIRLY
CNITA members pay suppliers promptly within agreed terms of business and ensure that agents, distributors and others working on their behalf act in accordance with the values and standards set out in this Charter.
WE TREAT OUR EMPLOYEES RESPECTFULLY
CNITA members treat their employees with respect and dignity and comply with anti-discrimination requirements in the relevant jurisdictions concerning matters of race, colour, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or physical or mental disability.
WE CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTHY, SAFE AND SECURE WORKPLACES
CNITA members commit to conducting all their activities in a manner which achieves the highest practicable standards of health and safety.
WE RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT
CNITA members commit to ensuring that, as far as reasonably practicable, any detrimental effects of its activities, products and services upon the environment are minimised.
WE RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS
CNITA members seek to uphold all internationally recognised human rights wherever its operations are located.
THE CODE APPLIES TO ALL OF US
CNITA members will bring promptly to the organisation’s attention any suspected or actual breaches of this Charter.