Information on PSCI and resource materials on pharmaceutical supply chain sustainability
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The Implementation Guidance Document provides examples of business practices and performance related to the Principles.
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)
Abbreviated PSCI Self Assessment Questionnaire & Audit Report Template for Service Providers & General Manufacturers.
Version 4, November 2016
Links to additional resources including organisations involved in ending child labor and reference material.
An example of how to deal with child labor.
The practical handbook on Business and Human Rights.
This briefing document seeks to explain clearly what freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining mean.
Links to organisations involved in the fair treatment of employees, along with reference material.
Organisations and reference material relating to Freedom of Association.
Further information on Freely Chosen Employment (Organisations, Reference Material)
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)
PSCI Self Assessment Questionnaire and Audit Report Template for Core Suppliers, External Manufacturers, Component and Material Suppliers
Version 4, November 2016
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.
Example: Bayer's position on Human Rights and its commitments to implement them.
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.
Companies should use a management system to facilitate continual improvement and compliance with labor standards.
Further information on Non-Discrimination (Organisations, Reference Material).
A list with explanations of the different types of forced labor.
Information on tackling child labour in Global Supply Chains from the Danish Ethical Trading Initiative.
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.
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.
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.
Information regarding employee working hours.
Additional resources on wages, benefits and working hours.