Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Namdhari Seeds Pvt. Ltd. - Hired Labour4 stars

Place, CountryBidadi, India


Certified Productsbaby corn, butternut squash, chillies, physalisfor life logo
Certification Programmefor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
Hired Labour
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
2.1.1No Forced Labour1213
2.1.2Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining2627
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers22
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices811
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1416
2.1.6Health and Safety5852
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1415
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits1818
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave2828
2.2.5Regular Employment45
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1413
2.3.2Community Relations610
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples66
2.3.4Animal Rights66
Total Score Hired Labour238
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 258
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1212
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change88
2.4.3Ecosystem Management1818
2.4.4Waste Management66
Total Score Environmental Criteria44
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 42
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsFree housing for employees based on the economical and social need (like supporting widows). Financial assistance to farmers on request. Financial support to selected and needy school going children of employees. Free transport for school kids residing in the premises. Major financer to multi-specialty hospital in Punjab where sizable charity work is done. Sponsors to Namdhari Hockey Academy where 50 players are provided professional coaching, all educational expenses and hostel facilities. Players from this academy have represented India up to Olympic level. They also run a tennis academy in Bangalore campus where professional coaching is provided to staff children. Due to these efforts people from the region got benefitted.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage102 %

Date of Certification
Last Update08.05.2017

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