I hope that you have enjoyed the article “Trend Alert: The Supplier Code of Conduct.”

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As an extra bonus, here are some other things that you can address in your supplier code of conduct:

1. The supplier must require its suppliers to abide by a supplier code of conduct acceptable to your organization

2. The supplier must comply with ethical guidelines regarding treatment of animals

3. The supplier must not place advertisements in media where violence, irresponsible sex, racial intolerance, and profanity is promoted

4. The supplier must have a written plan for pollution reduction

5. The supplier must have a supplier diversity program in place or have a plan for starting a supplier diversity program

I hope that these additional suggestions are helpful to you.

Charles Dominick, SPSM
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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