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Our Responsibilities

Chubb is committed to delivering effective solutions that help keep people and property safe.  This responsibility has been a central to our working practice, and it's why we work every day on improving our products and developing new technologies.

ethics

Chubb has an obligation to our customers, shareowners, employees, competitors, suppliers, and communities to deliver innovative and industry-leading products and services. In doing so, we measure our conduct against the highest ethical standards worldwide. We apply a broad-ranging Code of Ethics to guide our business decisions, maintain a cadre of professionals to guide our managers and employees on ethical business practices, and educate employees on these expectations.  View more information about our Code of Ethics.

Employee Commitment

Chubb, as part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, is committed to providing a workplace that is safe, fair and rewarding for our employees. We encourage open dialog with our employees, and there are established communications vehicles to ensure that communications channels remain unencumbered.  We also give our full-time employees the opportunity to pursue educational opportunities through our unique Employee Scholar Program.

RECRUITMENT & SELECTION

Chubb are firmly committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Our Equal Opportunities & Harassment Policy applies to all Chubb businesses within the UK.

Chubb aims to treat all employees/potential employees, job applicants, contractors, including part time, temporary and fixed term employees, in every situation, fairly and equally. We are committed to the highest standards of business ethics and value each and every employee. Chubb does not condone any form of discrimination or harassment. Chubb is fully committed to providing Equal Opportunities in employment.

Chubb aims to promote and maintain equality of opportunity and to prevent and eliminate discrimination, victimisation, harassment and bullying within the Company.

We aim to create a diverse workforce where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marital status.

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environment, health and safety

Protecting the health and safety of our employees, our customers, and the natural environment is a core value within UTC Building & Industrial Systems. We will not be satisfied until our workplaces are safe from hazards, our employees are injury free, our services and products are safe, and our commitment and record in regulatory compliance and protection of the environment are unmatched.  Our policy requires the following:

  • Strive to eliminate all employee injuries by making the workplace free from hazards and unsafe actions;
  • Comply with legal and regulatory requirements and the policies, standards and practices of the corporation;
  • Establish safety and environmental goals and the business plans necessary to achieve these goals;
  • Provide accurate and timely measurement and reporting of performance;
  • Implement and periodically evaluate EH&S Management Systems in order to reduce risks and continually improve the effectiveness of our EH&S processes;
  • Integrate safety and environmental considerations into investment decisions, the design of services and products, and in dealings with suppliers and contractors;
  • Require all employees to adhere to these standards and provide management commitment of the means and resources necessary to lead, support, monitor and maintain accountability for implementation of this policy.

In all of the above, we seek and expect the involvement and contribution of our employees, and strive for continuous improvement.

REACH

REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) is a European Union (EU) law that requires businesses to manage the risks posed by chemicals and provide appropriate safety information to their users.  According to the European Chemicals Agency, the REACH regulation aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment, Enhance the competitiveness of the chemical industry within the EU, Promote alternative methods for assessing hazardous substances, Ensure the free circulation of substances on the European Union internal market.  REACH took effect on June 1, 2007 and will apply in stages through May 31, 2018.