Celltrion Healthcare Supplier Code of Conduct
Celltrion Healthcare is committed to conducting business in ethical ways and in accordance with all applicable governmental and industrial standards, laws, regulations, and internal policies. Celltrion Healthcare expects the same level of dedication from its suppliers. This Supplier Code of Conduct outlines the principles and expectations governing the establishment and maintenance of a business relationship with Celltrion Healthcare.
It is expected that all Celltrion Healthcare suppliers comprehend and adhere to this Supplier Code of Conduct. Celltrion Healthcare takes these Supplier Code of Conduct principles into account when selecting a supplier, and we reservethe right to monitor a supplier's ongoing compliance with these guidelines. When providing goods and services to Celltrion Healthcare, Celltrion Healthcare's suppliers shall employ the same or substantially similar principles to third parties with whom they work. If Celltrion Healthcare becomes aware of any actions or conditions that violate this Supplier Code of Conduct, Celltrion Healthcare reserves the right to pursue corrective actionand/or terminate any engagement with the non-compliant supplier.
Suppliers are strongly encouraged to contact a Celltrion Healthcare representative (email@example.com) if they have any questions, including those concerning the appropriateness of anyactivity.
1. BusinessIntegrity and Anti-CORRUPTION
All types of corruption, such as bribery, extortion, and misappropriation, are forbidden. Suppliers shall not pay or accept bribes, participate in other corrupt inducements in business or government relationships, or use intermediaries to gain an undue advantage. Suppliers shall ensure that they have adequate systems inplace to combat corruption and comply with applicable laws.
2. FAIR COMPETITION
Suppliers shall conduct business inaccordance with all applicable competition laws and in accordance with equitable and vigorous competition. Suppliers shall engage in ethical business practices, including accurate and truthful advertising.
3. AVOIDANCE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Suppliers shall exercise reasonable diligence in identifying, avoiding, and managing conflicts of interest. Suppliers are required to notify all affected parties if a real or prospective conflict of interest arises.
4. DATA PRIVACY
Suppliers are obligated to secure and use confidential information appropriately in order to protect the privacy rights of the company, employee, patient, and subject. Suppliers shall comply with applicable privacy and data protection laws and ensure the protection, security, and lawful use of personal information.
5. ANIMAL WELFARE
Animals shall be treated humanely, with minimal suffering and stress. Animal testing should only be conducted after efforts to replace animals, reduce the number of animals used, or refine procedures to mitigate animal distress have been exhausted. Where alternatives are scientifically legitimate and accepted by regulators, they should be used.
Human Rights and Labor
1. FREELY CHOSEN EMPLOYMENT
Suppliers shall not use compelled, bondedor indentured labor, involuntary prison labor, or engage in human trafficking or any form of modern slavery. No worker shall be required to pay for employment or be denied freedom of movement.
2. CHILD LABOR AND YOUNG WORKERS
Suppliers shall not employ child labor. The employment of young workers under the age of 18 shall be limited to non-hazardous work and when the young workers are above the country’s legal employment age or the age established for the completion of compulsory education.
Suppliers shall strive for equality, providing a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, age, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, union membership, or marital status.
4. FREEDOM FORM WORKPLACE HARASSMENT
Suppliers shall provide a work environment free of harassment, inhumane and degrading treatment, including any sexual harassment, sexual abuse, corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion, orverbal abuse of workers, and any threat of any such treatment.
5. WAGES, BENEFITS AND WORKING HOURS
Suppliers shall pay workers in accordance with applicable wage laws and agreed-upon employment contracts, including minimum wage, overtime pay, and mandated benefits. Suppliers are required to promptly inform workers of the basis for their compensation. Overtime work shall be voluntary and consistent with applicable national and international standards. Suppliers are expected to inform the worker of any overtime requirements and the corresponding compensation rates.
6. FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION
Suppliers shall respect the rights ofworkers, as outlined by local laws, to freely associate, join or not join labor unions, seek representation, and join workers’ committees, and bargain collectively. Where the law restricts the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is restricted under law, the employer facilitates and does not impede the development of parallel means for independent and free association and bargaining. Workers shall be able to communicate openly with management regarding working conditions without fear of retaliation.
Health and Safety
1. SAFETY OF THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
Adequate risk assessments and emergency plans shall be in place to ensure the safety of the workplace. Safety information pertaining to hazardous materials, including pharmaceutical compounds and pharmaceutical intermediate materials, shall be accessible andused to educate, train, and protect workers from hazards. Suppliers shall demonstrate good housekeeping practice and a safety culture.
2. WORKER PROTECTION
Suppliers shall protect workers from excessive exposure to chemical, biological, and physical hazards. Appropriate equipment, facilities, and services shall be provided to support worker safety, health, and wellbeing.
3. PROCESS SAFETY
Suppliers shall maintain management processes in place to identify the risks from chemical and biological processes and to prevent the catastrophic release of chemical or biological agents.
4. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE
Suppliers shall identify and evaluate emergency situations impacting the workplace, including the accommodations provided by the supplier, and implement and maintain successful emergency preparations and response processes to minimize potential negative consequences. For example, the supplier's management is responsible for offering precautionary training, safety exercises, and other safety training asrequired by local fire and safety regulations.
1. AUTHORIZATIONS RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT
Suppliers have a duty to comply with all environmental laws and regulations. All necessary environmental authorizations, licenses, information registrations, and restrictions must be acquired, andtheir operational and reporting requirements must be strictly adhered to.
2. WASTE MANAGEMENT AND EMISSIONS
Before being released into the environment, all waste, effluent, and emissions with the potential to negatively impact human or environmental health must be properly managed, monitored, and treated. This includes the handling of pharmaceuticals' environment releases.
Suppliers are obligated to have procedures implemented to ensure the safe handling, delivery, storage, reuse, recycling, and supervision of waste, air emissions, and liquid waste discharges. Prior torelease, any waste, effluent, or emissions that have the potential to negatively impact human or environmental health must be appropriately managed, monitored, and treated.
3. SPILL AND RELEASESPREVENTION
Suppliers shall have successful procedures implemented to prevent and mitigate accidental spills and releases to the environment, as well as the negative impact on the local community.
4. CLIMATE CHANGE
Suppliers shall monitor and reduce their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and support their suppliers to do the same.
Governance and Management Systems
1. DEDICATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Suppliers shall demonstrate their dedication to the principles outlined in this code by allocating adequate resources and designating senior responsible personnel, thereby fostering aculture of responsible practices.
2. REQUIREMENTS OF THE LAW AND THE CUSTOMER
Suppliers shall identify and comply with applicable laws, regulations, recognized standards, and relevant customer requirements.
3. RISK MANAGEMENT
Suppliers shall have mechanisms in place toidentify and mitigate risks in all areas covered by these Principles.
4. TRAINING AND COMPETENCY
Suppliers shall have a training program that accomplishes an adequate level of knowledge, skills, and abilities in management and workers in order to meet the requirements outlined in these Principles.
Suppliers shall maintain documentation necessary to demonstrate conformance with these Principles and compliance with applicable regulations.
6. GRIEVANCE MECHANISMS
Suppliers shall establish grievance mechanisms accessible to internal and external stakeholders who are encouraged to use them to report concerns, illegal activities or breaches of these Principles at work without threat of or actual reprisal, intimidation, orharassment.
7. RESPONSE AND REMEDIATION
Suppliers shall investigate incidents or issues relating to these Principles, take corrective actions as necessary, and provide remediation as required.
8. CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT
Suppliers are expected to continuously improve through the establishment of performance objectives and execute implementation plans. Suppliers shall take necessary corrective actions for deficiencies identified by internal or external assessments, inspections, and management evaluations, including the recording and reporting of near-misses, incidents, and incident prevention opportunities.