“Corning is committed to enabling a compliant and competitive sustainable supply chain – one that reflects our beliefs and values that have stood true for over 150 years. Not only are we committed to these values, but we are working with our suppliers to do the same. We are proactively building sustainability into our core processes, which will help manage our supply chain and require suppliers to deliver ethical and socially responsible standards like in our Supplier Code of Conduct. This includes forced labor and human trafficking enforcement, carbon emissions, responsible mining, and supplier diversity. We are members of the Responsible Business Alliance, a non-profit that defines and benchmarks industry social responsibility, and we continue to rank in the top quartile with the leading corporate external social responsibility assessment agencies. With the help of our employees, leadership, suppliers, and customers, Corning can make a real difference and achieve our sustainability goals for the betterment of our community and our world.”
Corning fully expects our suppliers to uphold fundamental human rights. To that end, Corning has implemented policies related to forced labor, human trafficking and responsible minerals (including conflict minerals) and to the protection of the health and safety of workers. Our goal for ourselves, and our suppliers, is to be good corporate citizens in the communities in which we operate.
We are committed to reducing the impact of our supply chain on the environment through oversight of, and collaboration with, our supply partners. We focus on reducing our own carbon footprint and that of our suppliers by advancing energy saving and waste reduction policies throughout the supply chain.
Corning provides corporate oversight for supply chain social responsibility through corporate officers, such as the Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, as well as other key leaders and corporate councils. The Corporate Relations Committee Charter has oversight for sustainability, supply chain and human rights. To influence, policy, measure and document progress, and share best practices, Corning actively participates in key international organizations.
Corning employs robust systems and processes to ensure accountability and compliance throughout our supply chain. Accountability begins with a rigorous onboard process, followed by stringent due diligence throughout the entire contract lifecycle by our supply chain professionals, which allows for early risk identification and mitigation.
Our supplier policies, standards and guidelines support the delivery of responsibly sourced, world-class products. Supply chain partners have access to the Supplier Code of Conduct, Statement on Human Trafficking, Conflict Minerals policy, as well as, other key legal and onboarding documents, and processes which outline our expectations of suppliers.
Our supplier code of conduct sets the standard for how Corning and its supplier partners around the world work together to develop and deliver products and services responsibly.
Corning is committed to policies and procedures that promote human rights compliance in our operations and in our supply chain.
We strive to ensure that our supply chain fulfills our commitment to respect human rights through responsible sourcing practices.
At Corning, we pledge to uphold the highest standards for fundamental human rights and view them as a key component of a socially responsible supply chain.
Protecting the privacy of personal and business data within our supplier network is a key priority at Corning.
The purpose of this policy is to minimize the risk of Corning confidential information being lost or stolen through interactions with suppliers, contractors, and consultants.
As a Regular Member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), Corning fully supports the vision and goals of the RBA:
Vision: A coalition of companies driving sustainable value for workers, the environment and business throughout the global supply chain.
Mission: Members, suppliers and stakeholders collaborate to improve working and environmental conditions and business performance through leading standards and practices.
Corning commits to comply to the RBA Code of Conduct in its own operations, progressively implementing the RBA approach and tools in the spirit of the industry’s common goals.
Suppliers, and all other relevant stakeholders,
can submit any questions or report any
violation or grievance to Corning’s confidential
and anonymous Code of Conduct Line 24 hours
per day, 7 days per week.
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