KTO Karatay University believes that acting with a sense of social contribution in all its activities is one of the fundamental and integral parts of its management philosophy and is one of its core values and principles. It defines its vision and priorities for social contribution, taking into account what is best for society and the environment. KTO Karatay University Social Contribution Principles 1. Human Rights KTO Karatay University strives to respect fundamental human rights in all service processes. The objective of the institution is to create a working environment where human rights are respected in accordance with international standards, where employees can develop, express their opinions freely and are not discriminated against. Employees of the institution shall not be discriminated against on the grounds of language, race, color, sex, political opinion, belief, religion, denomination, age, physical disability or similar characteristics. KTO Karatay University believes that all employees have the right to work in a healthy and safe environment under decent working conditions. Employees are the institution's most valuable asset, and ensuring and protecting their safety is KTO Karatay University's top priority. 2. Working Conditions Child labor shall not be used at any stage of working life. Enterprises and institutions must comply with the age limit for the employment of children set by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Wages, benefits, overtime and working hours are determined in accordance with the law. Overtime shall be worked only if the employee is willing to do so, and the employee shall be entitled to at least one day off after 6 consecutive working days. 2.1. Right to Work Freely Forced or compulsory labor is prohibited. Employees have the right to terminate their employment contract within a reasonable period of time. 2.2. Health and Safety Within the limits of the law, the institution provides for the safety of employees in the workplace, protects their health and continuously strives to improve the working environment. 3. Business Ethics 3.1. Anti-Corruption Utmost level of honesty is expected in all business processes and business relationships. Any kind of corruption, bribery, blackmailing and misusing are strictly forbidden. 3.2. Prohibition of Discrimination Any kind of discrimination against employees is prohibited. Employees shall no be discriminated against the basis of, for example sex, race, social group to which they belong, color, disability, union affiliation, political opinion, origin, religion, age and similar characteristics. VOLUME NO 4 Environment The institution deals responsibly with the environmental impacts that may result from all types of activities. KTO Karatay University strongly promotes all types of initiatives that increase environmental awareness by adopting the best environmental solutions beyond legal obligations and encouraging the development and dissemination of environmentally friendly technologies. Responsibility and Implementation All directors and employees shall be responsible for social responsibility practices of the institution throughout the community.