We hold our suppliers responsible for social, economic and environmental outcomes that can have an impact across our supply chain worldwide. As a part of the purchasing process, we assess the quality, cost, delivery and sustainability of all products and services.
Supply Chain Transparency
Slavery and Human Trafficking awareness is growing in the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) and Conduent is committed to this effort.
In the US, The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 became effective January 1, 2012. This California state law requires large retailers and manufacturers to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chain.
In the UK, The Modern Slavery Act of 2015 requires companies with UK Operations to disclose what steps they have taken to ensure slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their business and supply chains.
Conduent wants to ensure that all suppliers conduct business with the highest standards of integrity and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. This Code of Conduct establishes uniform standards for the recognition and protection of labor rights, environmental stewardship, health and safety, business ethics, and management systems to manage compliance, which are the foundation upon which business, community and broad economic success are realized. It is intended to help Suppliers recognize ethics and compliance issues before they arise and to deal appropriately with issues that occur. It is much more than words written on paper. The Code of Conduct embodies the guiding principles and sets the tone for how to conduct business every day.
Conduent is are committed to improving conditions associated with mining in conflict regions. In responding to the Dodd-Frank Act. We have established internal processes incorporating the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) framework. We are utilizing the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative template to survey our supply base regarding conflict mineral usage. In addition, we have developed a conflict mineral policy and will continue to submit annual reports to the SEC.