EIGHTFOLD Operating Guidelines

EIGHTFOLD and our business partners will adhere to all local, national, and international laws and regulations as well as the highest ethical standards while operating business.

LEGAL AND ETHICAL STANDARDS

While conducting business, all partners must comply with all legal requirements and the highest ethical standards. We expect our business partners to be vigilantly aware of all international, national, and local laws and follow standards unanimously to foster an environment of respect.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

EIGHTFOLD is committed to operating in an environmentally conscious, thoughtful, and responsible manner. There is the highest expectation for our business partners, tenants, and clients to protect and preserve the environment while operating within the EIGHTFOLD campus. While conducting business, individuals must follow and recognize environmental laws and best practices in order to avoid pollution, waste, and other environmental loss.

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND COMPLIANCE

Our business partners, tenants, and clients will maintain a safe and healthy environment where others can live in peace without the fear of unsanitary, dangerous, and hazardous conditions.

WORKER WAGES, HOURS, and BENEFITS

All business partners will comply with official laws concerning wages, overtime compensation, and legally mandated benefits. Wages, hours, and benefits policies will be consistent with current national standards. Employees will not be subject to excessive working hours per week including overtime and are given the right to due time off. Likewise, there is a high standard for transparency concerning record keeping and logging of work hours.

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

It is of the utmost concern to maintain a fair and efficient business environment. Disciplinary action against employees will not include any undue punishment, monetary fines, or mental and physical coercion.

DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND HATE SPEECH

Any form of discrimination, harassment, or otherwise action to incite prejudice against another is strictly prohibited. Employers will not discriminate against employees on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, physical disability, and age.

SUBCONTRACTING

All business partners must subcontract with suppliers that abide by the same legal and ethical criteria as our direct partners. Subcontractors must be approved and align with corporate requirements.

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND ANTI-BRIBERY

Business will be conducted in an ethical and transparent manner. Offering compensation in any form to influence an employee, service provider, or government official for business advantage is strictly prohibited.