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Corporate codes of conduct and labour standards in global sourcing

Corporate codes of conduct and labour standards in global sourcing

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Published by Incomes Data Services in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spiral binding.

StatementInternational Department, Incomes Data Services & George Tsogas.
ContributionsTsogas, George., Incomes Data Services. International Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination30cm.164.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18322266M
ISBN 100905525523
OCLC/WorldCa40409951

We want our suppliers to know and share our corporate responsibility principles. Our Supplier Code of Conduct outlines our minimum expectations for compliance, human rights and labor, health and safety, the environment, and ethics. Where possible, we request environmental policies from suppliers to signal the importance of environmental action. Demonstrate the highest standards of business ethics; Medtronic reserves the right to discontinue business relationships with suppliers that fail to conduct business in a legal, responsible, and ethical manner. View the translated versions of the Global Supplier Standards. Global Human Rights and Labor Standards Policy. Procurement of products of services from suppliers located abroad. Global sourcing raises concerns about ensuring human rights and protecting the environment. Some companies operate sweatshop factories in which employees and children or work long hours .


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Miller, Meredith R., Corporate Codes of Conduct and Working Conditions in the Global Supply Chain: Accountability Through Transparency in Private Ordering (Octo ).

Forthcoming, this paper will appear as a chapter of a book to be published by Cambridge University by: 1. The emergence of voluntary corporate codes of conduct since the early s is both a manifestation of and a response to the process of globalization. They have been part of a more general shift away from state regulation of transnational corporations towards corporate self-regulation in the areas of labour and environmental standards and human rights.5/5(1).

The content of the code, the mechanisms used in implementing the code, and employment relations behaviour associated with the code are investigated. We find evidence for arrangements resembling relational contracting and high compliance by the four Korean contractor plants in regard to the global firm’s code of labour by: Corporate Codes of Conduct March Corporate Codes of Conduct and Labor Standards Jill Murray International Labour Organization Follow this and additional works at: Thank you for downloading an article from [email protected]

Support this valuable resource today. Review of Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights: Codes of Conduct in the Corporate codes of conduct and labour standards in global sourcing book Economy, by Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson, and Gill Seyfang. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Vol.

58, No. This study examines the social impacts of labor-related corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies or corporate codes of conduct on upholding labor standards through a case study of CSR discourses and codes implementation of Reebok – a leading branded company enjoying a high-profiled image for its human rights achievement – in a large Taiwanese-invested athletic footwear Cited by: CORPORATE CODES OF CONDUCT: SELF-REGULATION IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY RHYS JENKINS legislation controlling TNC activities in the late s and s (Hepple, ).

Nationalization of foreign corporations reached a peak in the first half of the s (Jenkins, ). Marks & Spencer Global Sourcing Principles 3 Updated August Within this Code, reference to "workers" means any individual working under (1) a contract of employment, or (2) any other contract with another party whereby the individual undertakes toFile Size: KB.

Buy Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights: Codes of Conduct in the Global Economy 1 by Jenkins, Rhys, Pearson, Ruth, Seyfang, Gill (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Supplier Code of Conduct Standards of Business Conduct for Employees McDonald's is committed to conducting business ethically and in compliance with the letter and spirit of the law.

initiatives to monitor and improve labour standards in global supply chains, including a proliferation of codes of conduct, certification schemes, guidelines and recommendations. This dynamic has been driven by considerable changes in the nature of global sourcing and production, whereby.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Bribery, Corruption and Fraud. Following the annual percentage review of version of the CIPS Global Standard for Procurement and Supply, first published inwe’ve decided to publish this.

The emergence of voluntary corporate codes of conduct since the early s is both a manifestation of and a response to the process of globalization. They have been part of a more general shift away from state regulation of transnational corporations towards corporate self-regulation in the areas of labour and environmental standards and human rights.

1. Introduction. Ethical trade, involving corporate codes of conduct for sites of production, has become a key means of regulating labour in retailers’ global supply chains since the mids (Blowfield, ; Barrientos, ; Jenkins, ). 1 Yet, there is evidence to suggest that retail corporations vary markedly in their approaches to ethical trade (Hughes, ) and that such Cited by: Globalization and International Labor Standards, Codes of Conduct, and Ethics: An International HRM Perspective: /ch The scope of globalization continues to expand.

More and more firms, large and small, from large countries and small countries, from developed countries andAuthor: Dennis R. Briscoe. Our Code of Conduct and Code Leadership Standards set our expectations for suppliers.

They respect the rights of the people who work in factories, including requiring at least minimum wage or prevailing wage (whichever is higher), equal pay for equal work and a commitment to safe and healthy work environments. “Labour Standards, Corporate Codes of Conduct and Labour Regulation in International Trade.

A Comparative Analysis of the U.S.A. and the E.U. With Reference to Effects on Industrial Relations. The use of corporate social responsibility (CSR) Lund-Thomsen, P () The global sourcing and codes of conduct debate: Yu, XM () Impacts of corporate code of conduct on labour standards: A case study of Reebok’s athletic footwear supplier factory in by: 8.

InLevi Strauss & Co. was the first multinational company to establish comprehensive Global Sourcing & Operating Guidelines. Business Partners.

Our Global Sourcing & Operating Guidelines help us to select business partners who follow workplace standards and business practices that are consistent with our company's policies.

It is available in 44 languages across our supply chain. Once approved, it’s the job of our Ethical Trade and Environmental Sustainability Team, a group of more than experts based in key sourcing countries, to monitor compliance with our Code of Conduct.

All vendors must meet the minimum standards requirements of this code of conduct and our Ethical Sourcing Program. Minimum Standards Legend: Supplier: Agent, Trading House Vendor: Manufacturer, Factory 1. Employment Conditions: A.

Child Labour Suppliers and Vendors shall not use child labour. Ethics & Compliance Committees We have ethics and compliance committees comprised of members of management at the global level and in each of our retail markets. Walmart’s most senior executives are members of the company’s Ethics, Compliance, and Risk Committee.

These Standards for Suppliers are the foundation of the Responsible Sourcing program operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide (“Walmart”).

Do these apply to me. The Standards apply to anyone that supplies product to Walmart for resale, as well as any agents they use (collectively, “Suppliers”).File Size: KB.

GSS assessments are very detailed and in-depth. Each assessment begins with a formal facility management interview. Then it continues with a facility and dormitory (if applicable) guided tour and a thorough policies, procedures and employees file review including the areas of safety, employment practices, environmental and security.

February Ethical Labour Sourcing Standard Page 5 of 30 1 SCOPE This BRE Environmental and Sustainability Standard specifies the requirements for organisational management to demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of ethical labour sourcing in relation to File Size: KB.

Companies that participate in the UN Global Compact express support for 10 principles, including Principles 1 & 2 on human rights. Here we do not list all Global Compact companies.

Only companies that have taken the step of adopting a formal company policy statement explicitly referring to human rights are included, whether or not they. Now the UN instead implores business to join with it in a voluntary Global Compact to ensure respect for internationally agreed environmental, labor, and human rights standards Author: Ann Florini.

Responsible Sourcing Standards. Bacardi’s Responsible Sourcing Standards apply to all suppliers providing goods and/or services to Bacardi. Bacardi also applies these standards within its own operations.

Our standards are based on the: Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code; United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Sustainability; 20 Jan, ; H&M Group makes it to CDP's prestigious Climate A-list for leading effort against climate change.

H&M Group has earned a place on the CDP’s Climate A. and ethical manner. Gardner Denver’s Global Sourcing Code of Conduct outlines Gardner Denver’s principles of responsible Global Sourcing management for ethics, labor, the environment, health and safety, and related management systems (“Principles”).

The Principles are applicable throughout the entire Global Sourcing. Monitoring for compliance with codes of conduct is currently the principal way that both global corporations and labor rights nongovernmental organizations address poor working conditions in global supply chain factories.

Corporate codes of conduct and various efforts aimed at monitoring compliance with these codes have been around for decades. A single company can use multiple SSPs. By far the most common approach is a supplier code of conduct, with over 40% of companies having a code of conduct related to social and/or environmental issues in their supply chain.

Other SSPs often build on a code of conduct: 82% of companies who adopt any other SSP also have a code of by: Safeguarding the environment protects workers and their communities. Employee training.

As a global retail and technology company employing hundreds of thousands of workers around the world, we recognize the importance of raising awareness and training our employees on relevant human rights and social responsibility issues.

Döhler „Code of Conduct“ Diversity requires uniform rules As a mandatory, worldwide guideline for lawful and ethically responsible actions within our company, our Code of Conduct defines the standard for how we behave towards employees, business partners and the public.

Sourcing. Our sourcing of products and raw materials follows the most stringent social, environmental, and health and safety standards. We work with suppliers across 44 different countries to source most of our products –54% of the factories we work with are close to our headquarters in Arteixo (A Coruña, Spain), mainly in Spain, Portugal, Turkey and Morocco–.

Policy Name: SP&P – Supplier Code of Conduct Policy Contact: VP of Global Sourcing & Procurement Effective Date: 07/01/ Revision No.: 03 / Revision Date: 07/25/ Page 3 of 8 All IPG suppliers and their representatives sha ll conduct their business activities in full.

Ethical labour sourcing. Ensure you are not part of the slavery problem. When the Modern Slavery Act came into force in Octoberthe issue of slavery in business and the construction industry was brought into sharp focus.

The Ethical Labour Sourcing Standard, BESenables you to demonstrate to customers, partners and other. IUF Code of Conduct for the Tea Sector, Drafted at the IUF African tea meeting, Arusha, Tanzania, October and endorsed by the IUF global tea meeting, Coimbatore, India, October Joint Labor-Management Statement by the ICEM and signatory companies of the World Chlorine Council, Appendix to ICEM Update 86/98, 20 October Responsible Sourcing Walmart is committed to promoting the dignity of men and women in our supply chains.

We collaborate across industries and organizations around the world to help combat forced and underage labor, address unsafe working conditions, and promote the dignity of women. the global supply chain, the drive for greater transparency and emerging best practices to address sourcing risks.

These Responsible Sourcing Standards have been benchmarked to leading international standards. These include the following: International Labour. You can use it to share the standards for suppliers on the ethical, social, environmental, health, safety and labor standards you expect.

For example, there is a widely used code of conduct for the electronics industry, the Electronic Industry Code of Conduct (EICC) and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative GeSI-ETASC for telecommunications.Each member firm in the Deloitte network commits to the Global Code and, as appropriate, builds on it through more detailed codes of conduct.

In addition to local codes, the Global Code is supplemented by member firm ethics programs which provide support to build ethical judgment and decision-making skills in all Deloitte people. Each member firm has an appointed Ethics Officer, ethics.Our global sourcing policies prohibit the use of child or prison labor, slavery, and human trafficking in the production of materials we sell.

Our suppliers are expected to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the conduct of their business with Ames and their products must meet regulatory and industry standards.