Operating as a Sustainably Inspired company requires us to hold our suppliers to the same standards that we apply to our operations in critical areas such as ethics, human rights, diversity and environmental stewardship.
Our Supplier Code of Conduct communicates our policies and expectations for suppliers. We require our top suppliers to sign our Code of Conduct annually and expect compliance as part of our long-term contracts.
The Supplier Code of Conduct addresses:
- Compliance with all applicable laws
- Ethics and integrity concerning bribery, competition, accounting, documentation, conflict minerals and conflicts of interest
- Human rights, including providing employees with safe working conditions, treating them fairly and with dignity, and otherwise acting in accordance with the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Respect for the environment, including seeking to conserve resources and reduce waste