It's a sure thing that we are constantly looking for ways to create social impact and be committed to procurement processes that encourage diversity and inclusion and believe vendors from equity-seeking communities or vendors who are social purpose enterprises deserve an equal opportunity to compete for our business.
This commitment allows us to improve from year to year with the whole supply chain, we learn from vendors about best practices that they can use in their own business. Supply chains offer a unique opportunity for companies to advocate human rights and have a positive impact on economic development by offering economically disadvantage groups an equal opportunity to compete for business.
Supply Chain & Procurement Policies:
Work together with supply chain on social responsibilities. Which include prohibiting forced and abusive labor, protecting child labor, providing a safe and healthy working environment and providing a good working environment.
Ensure sustainability is incorporated into the procurement process and take responsibility for the social, economic and environmental impacts of procurement practices.
Review procurement needs, consider life cycle costs and benefits, and seek more sustainable procurement practices.
Establish transparent, fair and honest procurement standards, and strictly prohibit any behavior that violates ethics.
Respect, consider and respond to the purchasing rights and interests of stakeholders.
Comply with laws, regulations, international codes of conduct and international human rights policies. It's essential for suppliers to abide by them.
Not just purchasing from major suppliers, priority will be given to purchasing from other disadvantaged manufacturers.
Encourage suppliers to be innovative and sustainable and provide opportunities for fair competition.
Continuously improve the sustainable procurement process and encourage the participation of the supply chain.