Contact Us - Code of Conduct for Vendors is committed to ethical business standards, which includes product quality and safety, and that working conditions in our supply chain are safe, that all of our workers are treated with respect and dignity, and that our manufacturing processes meet applicable environmental and safety standards. To that end, requires all suppliers to commit to upholding this Supplier Code of Conduct. requires Suppliers to comply with this Supplier Code of Conduct. The signing of this Supplier Code of Conduct and/or the supply of any goods or services to by a Supplier is seen as deemed acceptance of the terms of this Supplier Code of Conduct and a commitment from the Supplier to that they will supply goods and/or services in accordance with this Supplier Code of Conduct. may terminate any contractual relations it may have with supplier if has a reasonable belief that supplier has breached this Supplier Code of Conduct.

1. Legal compliance

All suppliers agree to the following:

  • Comply with all applicable trade controls, as well as all applicable export, re-export, and import laws and regulations;
  • Conduct business in full compliance with applicable antitrust and fair competition laws that govern the jurisdictions in which they conduct business;
  • Comply with the laws of the applicable legal systems;
  • Develop, implement and maintain methods and processes appropriate to its products and services to minimize the risk of introducing counterfeit parts and materials into deliverable products;
  • Establish effective processes to detect counterfeit parts and materials and, if detected, quarantine the materials and notify the OEM customer and/or law enforcement as appropriate;
  • Accurately record, maintain and report business documentation including, but not limited to, financial accounts, quality reports, time recording, expense reports and submissions to customers and regulatory authorities, when appropriate;
  • Maintain books and records in accordance with applicable law and regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Honestly and accurately record and report all business information and comply with all applicable laws regarding their completion and accuracy;
  • Create, retain, and dispose of business records in full compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Be honest, direct, and truthful in discussions with government actors, including with regulatory agencies, representatives and government officials; and
  • Only speak to the press on behalf of if expressly authorized in writing to do so by

2. Gifts and Entertainment:

All suppliers agree to the following:

  • Use good judgment when exchanging business courtesies with or on’s behalf. Gifts, meals, entertainment, hospitality, and trips that are lavish or lack transparency or a legitimate purpose may be viewed as bribes, may create the appearance of a conflict of interest, or may be perceived as an attempt to improperly influence decision making.
  • Never give anything to gain an improper business advantage with or on’s behalf.
  • When deciding whether to give a gift, entertainment, or other courtesy for the benefit of or on behalf of, follow these guidelines:
  1. Do not pay expenses for travel, lodging, gifts, hospitality, entertainment, or charitable contributions for government officials for or on behalf of
  2. Travel expenses must be commercially reasonable, have legitimate business purposes, and not be excessive or lavish as determined by local standards.
  3. Do not offer or receive anything of value to obtain or retain a benefit or advantage for the giver, and do not offer anything that might appear to influence, compromise judgment, or obligate the employee.
  4. Entertainment and meals should be conducted in atmospheres that are conducive to conducting business, be modest by local standards, be infrequent, and occur in the normal course of business.
  5. Do not offer any business courtesy unless it is permissible under local law, this Code, and the Supplier’s gift policy.
  6. Be aware of applicable limits. The value of any courtesy offered by a supplier to a employee may not exceed the limits applicable to the employee’s business unit and country. It is the supplier’s responsibility to know the applicable laws and to ask the recipient what the applicable limits are based on corporate policy and to not exceed those limits.
  7. Conflicts of Interest: Avoid actual improprieties and conflicts of interests or the appearance of either.
  8. Do not deal directly with any employee whose spouse, domestic partner, other family member or relative holds a financial interest in the supplier.

3. Labor and Human Rights

Suppliers agree to the following:

  • To respect the personal dignity, privacy and human rights of each individual;
  • Not to use forced or involuntary labor;
  • To uphold equal opportunities for and treatment of its employees irrespective of skin color, nationality, race, disabilities, political or religious conviction, sexual orientation, age, sex or social background;
  • To refuse to tolerate any unacceptable treatment of employees, such as mental cruelty, sexual harassment or discrimination;
  • To honor the right to reasonable compensation and guarantee the applicable national statutory minimum wage;
  • To respect the maximum number of working hours determined in the applicable laws;
  • To acknowledge, as far as legally possible, the right of free association of employees and to neither favor nor discriminate against members of employee organizations or trade unions; and
  • To employ no workers under the age of 16 years.

4. Corruption, Extortion, Bribery

All Suppliers agree to the following:

  • To tolerate no form of corruption, extortion and bribery; and
  • Not to offer or take receipt of any gift, loan, fee, reward or other advantage to or from any person as an inducement to do something which is dishonest, illegal or a breach of trust.

5. Health and Safety

All Suppliers agree to the following:

  • To take responsibility for the health and safety of its employees;
  • To provide training and ensure that employees are educated in health and safety issues;
  • To establish reasonable and legally compliant occupational health and safety management rules;
  • To control hazards and take reasonable and legally required precautionary measures against accidents and occupational diseases

6. Environment

All Suppliers agree to the following:

  • To act in compliance with the applicable statutory and international standards of environmental protection;
  • Make reasonable attempts to minimize environmental pollution and make continuous improvements in environmental protection; and
  • Make reasonable attempts to avoid or continuously reduce all forms of waste.

7. Supply Chain

All Suppliers agree to the following:

  • To promote the compliance with the principles of this Code of Conduct among its suppliers;
  • To consider the compliance with these principles when selecting suppliers; and
  • To implement or have implemented a conflict-free sourcing policy to ensure that so-called “conflict minerals” are not used by their suppliers and sub-suppliers throughout the whole supply chain.

8. Reporting

Suppliers agree to write, in confidence, to [email protected] or our Director of Product Operations to raise any concern, issue or suspicions in any part of our business or related supply chain.