This excerpt taken from the ICI 6-K filed Mar 21, 2007.
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Health and safety of employees
Development of people
ICI will provide equal opportunities for all employees, irrespective of their race, colour, creed, religion, gender, ancestry, citizenship, sexual preference, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, or any other reason prohibited by the laws of the individual countries in which it operates. This will apply with respect to recruitment, promotion, compensation, transfer, retention, training, benefits, and other employment actions.
Respect for the individual
We aim to exploit the opportunities offered by new technologies to improve our ability to accommodate more flexible patterns of working, where the nature of the work makes this possible.
Our success in achieving this relies on the co-operation and shared responsibility of the Company and its employees, who are partners in the process of managing the balance of work/life issues.
Communication and consultation
The principal aims of communication and consultation are to:
Performance and reward
Reward will also recognise the prevailing business climate and the circumstances of the relevant local labour market.