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Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries are committed to acting as a socially responsible company in our global community. This means that we will go further by continually evaluating our business practices using the principle of sustainability.

At the heart of sustainability lies the desire to maintain a balance between the economic, environmental (see our Green Policy) and social needs of our world today without compromising the opportunities of future generations. We want Yuppie Stuff Online and it’s subsidiaries to always be associated with a respect for human rights, safe work conditions, and environmentally sound business practices, for our own organization and those with whom we partner.

Acting as pillars in our overall commitment to social responsibility are the following areas of focus:

Community Involvement


Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries strive to understand and respect the cultural values and laws wherever we operate.  Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries actively support important initiatives in those communities where our employees live and work. This commitment is visible in our contributions of financial, equipment and volunteer support. Where feasible, we also maintain programs that encourage our employees to support initiatives that are important to them.


Diversity


Yuppie Stuff Online and it’s subsidiaries strives to value and respect the individual differences of our employees, customers and business partners and is committed to achieving diversity in our global work force. We believe that a diverse work force provides employees with a better place to work and our company with a competitive business advantage. The company actively seeks out and implements programs designed to foster mutual respect and achievement of personal success, striving for each individual to reach their full potential.


Environmental Responsibility (See our Green Policy)


Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries works diligently to develop and implement industry-leading environmental practices that relate not only to our products, but to everything we do. We focus these efforts through three main areas of concentration:
The way we design our products and services;
The way we manage resources; and
The way we live and work.


Health & Safety


Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries endorse the principle that the quality of products and services, consistency of production and workers’ morale are enhanced by a safe and healthy work environment. Yuppie Stuff Online and it’s subsidiaries maintains health and safety programs for its facilities and assists our first-tier suppliers in developing programs appropriate to their facilities.


Human Rights and Labour Standards


Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries are committed to upholding the human rights of workers and to treating them with dignity and respect as understood by the international community. The company’s commitment includes adhering to and recognizing the critical importance of standards regarding freely chosen employment, child labour, discrimination, harsh or inhumane treatment, minimum wages, working hours, and freedom of association.


Supplier Requirements


Yuppie Stuff Online and its subsidiaries works with our suppliers to help them treat their workers and employees fairly and with dignity and respect, maintain safe working conditions, and conduct manufacturing activities in an environmentally safe and responsible manner.  In addition to adhering to the above requirements and standards, Yuppie Stuff Online and it’s subsidiaries does not tolerate retaliation against anyone who reports in good faith through the appropriate channels a suspected violation of any provision of the above statement.

Please email us at:

info@yuppiestuff.co.za