Supplier Code of Conduct

Miller-Stephenson Chemical Company Code of Conduct expect all suppliers doing business with Miller-Stephenson to adhere to our business principles as set out in this code and to share our commitment to ethical business conduct.

Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Suppliers must not engage in anti-competitive behavior, bribery or corruption, tax evasion, nor must they permit anyone acting on their behalf to engage in such activities. Suppliers must ensure that all products, services, and shipments for Miller-Stephenson adhere to all applicable international trade compliance and export laws, rules, and regulations.

Employees

Suppliers must comply with all applicable child labor laws and employ only workers who meet the minimum applicable legal age requirement. Employee working hours and pay follows all applicable laws. Supplier must not discriminate against employee on the grounds of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, martial status, religion, political belief, disability, or age.

Health and Safety

As minimum suppliers are expected to comply with all applicable health and safety laws, regulations, and standards and any additional health and safety requirements. Supplier must ensure a safe work environment and provide employees with appropriate personnel protective equipment and adequate training.

Environment

As minimum suppliers are expected to comply with all applicable environmental laws, regulations and standards and maintain all required environmental permits and licenses.

Ethics

Suppliers are expected to prohibit all forms of fraud, deception, corruption, and extortion. Supplier must adhere to standards of fair business and competition. Supplier must respect intellectual property rights and safeguard third parties’ confidential information.

Anti-Corruption

As a minimum suppliers must comply with all applicable anti-corruption laws, with regard for the UK Bribery Act 2010 and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977, when conducting business with Miller-Stephenson. Supplier must not, directly, or indirectly, accept or offer any form of bribe, kickback, or other corrupt payment from or to any person or organization, including government agencies, private companies and their respective employees.