6. stand up for equal opportunities
The member companies of EPMF respect the rules of free and fair competition. We also expect our business partners to abide by the same principles. Equal opportunities comprise social responsibility, the ban of child labour and hard labour, no tolerance towards discrimination of employees and other people.
7. initiate open discussions with stakeholders
The EPMF and its members are always looking for proactive solutions that contribute to sustainable development. Therefore we aim to engage partners throughout the precious metals value chain, governments, local and global communities, environmental and social non-governmental organizations, employees, customers, suppliers, media and other stakeholders in constructive dialogues to learn about their expectations.