We’re focused on creating value that benefits everyone around us.
BIO-key is committed to green processes in support of a healthy environment and community. We have instilled policies to ensure that all of our employees understand the value of the corporate company’s Sustainability Program and citizenship practices.
Constantly looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint:
All BIO-key biometric authentication product packaging is manufactured with 100% recyclable materials.
Implemented state-of-the-art Video Conferencing capabilities, which has cut our company air travel by over 50%.
Adopted digital document signing and sharing to reduce our paper waste by more than 30%.
Every vendor partnership with BIO-key includes a discussion about how both parties can work together to reduce waste and maintain a safe and healthy environment.
Our marketing efforts are primarily digital to provide a more eco-friendly approach.
BIO-key hardware products are manufactured to specifications about 50% the size of our competitors, reducing companies’ use of plastic and enabling millions of customers to do the same.
Biometrics Play a Key Role
Biometric hardware and software solutions allow organizations to replace plastic proximity cards and hardware tokens.
Creating An Inclusive Culture
We honor human rights and believe in equality at all levels. Our business practices are unbiased and impartial with a focus on sound business decisions. BIO-key conducts business around the world and welcomes the opportunity to support the need for strong security for all customers.
Giving Back to the Community
BIO-key regularly participates in fundraisers, sponsors little league activities and BIO-key employees have volunteered as coaches of recreational youth sports programs. To learn more about our various environmental and community efforts, be sure to contact us online today!
Standards of Business Conduct
BIO-key is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards for our business. All employees are subject to a background check, including fingerprinting and going through the E-Verify federal employment screening process.
Our business practices and decisions are based on ethical practices. We will not participate in any business transactions that would not be considered standard or out of the ordinary. We don’t accept payments from partners or customers other than those derived from the sales of products or services.
BIO-key manages our resources diligently and maintains accurate business records which are posted on the company website and available for public viewing. We protect sensitive information for our employees, partners and vendors. We do not trade or disclose non-public information.
We comply with the laws for international trade.
We market with responsibility and stand behind our messages and claims. We compete aggressively, but fairly with ethics at the forefront. We will never compromise our core beliefs to win a project or customer. We obtain business intelligence appropriately and use it in appropriate manners.
The BIO-key Environmental Policy includes these core values:
Minimize waste by evaluating operations and ensuring they are as efficient as possible.
Minimize toxic emissions through the selection and use of its fleet and the source of its power requirement.
Actively promote recycling both internally and amongst its customers and suppliers.
Source and promote a product range to minimize the environmental impact of both production and distribution.
Reduce the use of paper and plastic and recycle such products at all times.
Promote the use of electronic sales and marketing collateral versus paper.
Reduce the amount of travel for employees and for business meetings, thus reducing our carbon footprint.
Meet or exceed all the environmental legislation that relates to the Company.
Use an accredited program to offset the greenhouse gas emissions generated by our activities.
Health & Safety Program
BIO-key believes it’s our duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of employees and other people who might be affected by our business.
BIO-key stresses safety in all aspects of the job, this means making sure that workers and others are protected from anything that may cause harm, effectively controlling any risks to injury or health that could arise in the workplace.
The company offers a complete healthcare program, including vison and dental for all full-time employees. Our healthcare insurer offers employees special rebates for attending the gym 50-100 times per year.