Imad Group will
Engage proactively in awareness
training, education and prevention programmes reaching out to employees
and, as appropriate, their families and the communities where they live.
Create sustainable partnerships
with relevant local and global organizations and other key stakeholders
to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic collectively in the societies where the
company operates and/ or sells its products and services.
Have the systems and processes
in the place to ensure the effective implementation of the
actions/targets/plans resulting from such local policy.
Provide or arrange for the
provision of medical treatment to employees affected by HIV/AIDS which
is as comprehensive as circumstances reasonably permit, including
anti-retroviral therapy and counselling.
Not discriminate in relating
with HIV/AIDS affected individuals, in particular employees,
contractors, customers and suppliers. Practical guidelines will be
developed to address potential local issues and ensure and effective
In order to underpin this policy commitment Imad Group:
Manage HIV/AIDS as a
critical business issue
Address HIV/AIDS as part of
the HSSE and Social Impact Assessments for a new projects.
Establish annual plans,
goals and targets related to HIV/AIDS.
Approach HIV/AIDS management
in a systematic way, addressing each of the elements of the Group
Established clear single
point accountability within the Leadership Term to ensure the impact
of our operations on communities is addressed.
Promote a workplace
environment, which facilitates learning and awareness of HIV/AIDS
for all employees.
Promote a culture in which
all Imad employees, contractors, and joint ventures share these
improvement in mitigation efforts through reference to best
Include HIV/AIDS management
in the appraisal and development plans of leaders and employees.