Resources

Information on PSCI and resource materials on pharmaceutical supply chain sustainability

The resources are particularly targeted at companies working in the supply chain – our suppliers – who are warmly encouraged to make free use of all the materials here.

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Key Resources

Guidance For Implementing The Principles

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The Implementation Guidance Document provides examples of business practices and performance related to the Principles.

The Principles

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The Pharmaceutical Industry Principles for Responsible Supply Chain Management set the standard for ethics, labor, health and safety, environment and related management systems. The Principles may be voluntarily supported by any business in the pharmaceutical industry.

Abbreviated PSCI SAQ & Audit Report Template for Service Providers & General Manufacturers (WORD VERSION)

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WORD VERSION
Abbreviated PSCI Self Assessment Questionnaire & Audit Report Template for Service Providers & General Manufacturers.

Version 4, November 2016

Child Labor & Young Workers, Additional Resources

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Links to additional resources including organisations involved in ending child labor and reference material.

Child Labor & Young Workers, Overview

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An introduction to child labor & young workers.

Child Labor & Young Workers, Sample Action Plan

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An example of how to deal with child labor.

ESP - Practical Handbook on Business and Human Rights

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The practical handbook on Business and Human Rights.

ETI Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

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This briefing document seeks to explain clearly what freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining mean.

Fair Treatment, Additional Resources

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Links to organisations involved in the fair treatment of employees, along with reference material.

Fair Treatment, Overview

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An introduction to the issue of harassment in the workplace.

Freedom of Association, Additional Resources

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Organisations and reference material relating to Freedom of Association.

Freedom of Association, Overview

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An introduction to the topic of Freedom of Association.

Freely Chosen Employment, Additional Resources

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Further information on Freely Chosen Employment (Organisations, Reference Material)

Freely Chosen Employment, Overview

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An introduction to freely chosen employment.

Freely Chosen Employment, What is Forced Labor?

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An explanation as to what Forced Labour is.

Full PSCI SAQ & Audit Report Template for Core Suppliers, External Manufacturers, Component and Material Suppliers (WORD VERSION)

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WORD VERSION
PSCI Self Assessment Questionnaire and Audit Report Template for Core Suppliers, External Manufacturers, Component and Material Suppliers

Version 4, November 2016

General Resources

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Resources including Organisations and Reference Material.

Global Social Compliance Tool

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The Global Social Compliance Programme is a business‐driven programme for companies whose vision is to harmonise existing efforts in order to deliver a shared, global and sustainable approach for the continuous improvement of working and environmental conditions across categories and sectors in the global supply chain.

Human Rights Position

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Example: Bayer's position on Human Rights and its commitments to implement them.

ILO Combating Forced Labor: A Handbook for Employers & Business

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This sample checklist is designed for compliance personnel operating in companies or third party organisations providing services to companies. The aim of this checklist is to help compliance personnel perform better assessments.

Labor - Overview and Management Systems

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Companies should use a management system to facilitate continual improvement and compliance with labor standards.

Non-Discrimination, Additional Resources

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Further information on Non-Discrimination (Organisations, Reference Material).

Non-Discrimination, Overview

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An introduction to discrimination in the workplace.

Non-Discrimination, Roadmap

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A strategy for non-discrimination.

Specific Types of Forced Labor

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A list with explanations of the different types of forced labor.

Tackling Child Labour - Danish Ethical Initiative

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Information on tackling child labour in Global Supply Chains from the Danish Ethical Trading Initiative.

Transparency International on Adequate Procedures

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The UK Bribery Act, which was passed in 2010, introduces an offence of corporate failure to prevent bribery. The defence for a company against this liability is to prove that it had adequate procedures in place to prevent bribery. This Guidance from Transparency International UK (TI-UK) is designed to assist companies to comply with the Bribery Act by providing clear, practical advice on good practice anti-bribery systems that in TI-UK's opinion constitute 'adequate procedures' for compliance with the Bribery Act.

UNICEF Resource on Child Labor Issues

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UNICEF Resource on Child Labor Issues

Verité Fair Hiring Toolkit for Businesses

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This Fair Hiring Toolkit offers tools, guidance, and approaches for businesses to support the responsible recruitment and hiring of migrant workers in global supply chains.

Verité Fair Hiring Toolkit for Suppliers

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This Fair Hiring Toolkit offers tools, guidance, and approaches for suppliers to support the responsible recruitment and hiring of migrant workers in global supply chains.

Wages, Benefits and Working Hours - Working Hours

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Information regarding employee working hours.

Wages, Benefits and Working Hours, Additional Resources

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Additional resources on wages, benefits and working hours.

Wages, Benefits and Working Hours, Overview

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An overview of employee wages, benefits and working hours.