AMTECH is committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct in all of our business operations. This Code of Conduct sets forth the principles and values that guide our employees’ behavior and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Our commitment to ethical conduct is critical to maintaining the trust and confidence of our customers, employees, and shareholders.
Compliance with Laws and Regulations
AMTECH is committed to complying with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards in the countries where we operate. We expect all employees to act following these laws and regulations at all times.
The company is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards in our business operations. Employees are expected to act with honesty, transparency, and integrity and to refrain from any behavior that could damage the company’s or its client’s reputation. The company has zero tolerance for unethical behavior, including discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, or other inappropriate conduct. The company also has zero tolerance for corruption and will not tolerate any actions involving bribery, kickbacks, or other corrupt behavior.
Fair Business Practices
We are committed to fair and ethical business practices, including fair competition, respect for intellectual property rights, and transparency in our dealings with customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
Clients and Suppliers
The company is committed to respecting the rights of our clients and suppliers and to maintaining fair and transparent relationships with them. Employees shall not accept or give gifts, services, or favors that could lead to a conflict of interest or affect their impartiality in business dealings with clients and suppliers.
Protection of Customer Information
We take protecting our customers’ personal information seriously and are committed to safeguarding it following applicable laws and regulations. Employees must maintain the confidentiality of customer information and only use it for legitimate business purposes.
The company is committed to complying with laws and regulations related to environmental protection and to reducing our negative impact on the environment. Employees shall adhere to the company’s policies related to environmental preservation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
We are committed to maintaining a workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Employees must treat each other with respect and professionalism at all times.
Conflicts of Interest
Employees must avoid conflicts of interest between their and the company’s interests. If a dispute of interest arises, employees must disclose it to their supervisor or the company’s ethics officer.
Use of Company Resources
Employees must responsibly and appropriately use company resources, including equipment, facilities, and information technology. Misuse of company resources is strictly prohibited.
Employees who become aware of violations of this Code of Conduct or any other illegal or unethical behavior must promptly report it to their supervisor, the company’s ethics officer, or another designated reporting channel.
Business with the Government and Public Sector
AMTECH is committed to complying with all laws and regulations related to business with the government, including procurement and contracting. Employees must not engage in any activity that may violate the law or rules related to lobbying, political contributions, or conflicts of interest concerning government business. All interactions with government officials must be conducted transparently and ethically, and any gifts or entertainment provided to government officials must comply with applicable laws and regulations. Any potential conflicts of interest related to government business must be disclosed to the company’s ethics officer or management.
Our company’s success relies heavily on our employees’ dedication and performance. Therefore, it is imperative that every employee strictly adheres to this Code of Conduct. We are committed to taking all necessary measures to ensure that this Code is thoroughly enforced and that the highest ethical standards are always upheld. Each employee is required to familiarize themselves with this Code and apply its principles to their daily work. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Code, please do not hesitate to contact the Ethics Officer or Company Management.