The Company believes that Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment to behave ethically and contribute to economic development of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large.

BUSINESS ETHICS AND ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES

Business Ethics which include the practice of honesty and integrity are considered as an essential part in everyday operations of the Company. Since the Company’s business is to deal with food and juice products, so it is the policy of the Company to provide not only healthy products to its customers but also ensures clear and coherent view of its product range in all its advertisement campaigns.
Further, Statement of Ethics and Business Practices is circulated among all employees of the Company for compliance purposes. It proved very helpful in maintaining the level of credibility of each employee in the organization.Along with all these, the Company has developed procedure and system regarding all key positions to avoid the impact of any corruption and bribery.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Cordial industrial relations and harmonious working environment prevailed at all locations of the Company. The management enjoys good relationship with the employees. CBA elections are held in time and without any hurdles. The basic purpose of this practice is to secure maximum cordiality between the workers and the management and to establish a climate of mutual understanding where-by the workers may be able to contribute their best for the growth and development of the Company. The Company has a Hajj Scheme and two workers were sent to perform Hajj at the Company’s expense. The Company also has good relations with the suppliers

EMPLOYMENT OF SPECIAL PERSONS

To ensure the welfare and rehabilitation of special persons, the Company has especially stressed upon the induction of Disabled Persons in accordance with “Employment and Rehabilitation Ordinance, 1981′: The Company has established a policy regarding the hiring of disable persons with assigning a special quota in compliance with the said ordinance to ensure the protection of deserving persons.

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENERGY CONSERVATIONS

Safety and Health protection of our employees as well as protection of environment are the Principal concerns of the Company. We firmly believe that commitment to safety health and environmental protection (SHE) is a indispensable part of our main objective of efficiently producing and distributing quality products. Matters of SHE are integral parts of the business planning processes and decision making. They are handled with the same sense of responsibility and just as other operations like quality, productivity and cost-efficiency.
We ensure all technical, organizational and personnel measures for the prevention of potentially hazardous situations and to manage incidents or accidents which might occur nevertheless. We strive to achieve eco-efficiency by optimizing resource utilization, conserve energy and avoid damage to environment, employees and public.

CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY

Shezan management is well aware of the fact that corporate philanthropy is a social responsibility, which is performed by donating to various organizations and associations.

NATIONAL-CAUSE DONATION

The Company is committed towards helping distressed communities as and when required. For this purpose, the Company has made donations to various educational and charitable organizations including National Management Foundation, Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center, Care Foundation, SOS, Children Village, Chhipa Welfare Association, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, LRBT, Edhi Foundation, Fatimid Foundation, WWF, Pakistan.

COMMUNITY INVESTMENT AND WELFARE SPENDING FOR UNDER-PRIVILEGED CLASSES

The Company has complete focus on the welfare of community as its mandatory role. Since the incorporation of Company in  1964, it has contributed to its maximum in different welfare schemes of the society. Along with all these investments, our management also devoted some area for the community mosque along with the provision of reasonable funds for the construction of said mosque.

CONSUMER PROTECTION MEASURES

Since the product line of Shezan International Limited mainly consists of Foods & Beverages which are considered among the category of FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) products, therefore, its key focus is on the healthy products. For this purposes, our Research and Development department is very much active in regular testing of our product range for their quality conformance. Further, the management is very keen regarding the implementation and execution of ISO rules and regulation for the quality maintenance.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MEASURES

The environmental protection is significantly focused by the management of the Company in its policies to protect the environment from any hazards. The management has planted many plants and trees inside the factory area which shows their complete realization of healthy and pollution-free environment.

CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL EXCHEQUER

The management has always showed its responsibility by paying all government taxes in time without any delay. For the year ended 30 June 2016 we made our humble contribution to the National Exchequer as follows:

Description Rupees in thousand
Income Tax 99,786
Sales Tax and Excise Duty 1,418,588
Total 1,518,374