Supply Chain Strategy
We strive to maintain a sustainable supply chain that conforms to the highest environmental and social standards and hold ourselves accountable via high ethical expectations and robust compliance.
Our Supplier Code of Conduct sets out our expectation that SGH suppliers will engage in ethical business practices and remain in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. All suppliers must meet the requirements of our SGH Supplier Code of Conduct before we will conduct business with them.
Human Rights In Our Supply Chain
Our commitment to human rights is central to the way we conduct business. We take our responsibility to preserve human rights seriously and do not allow any form of forced labor, child labor, or bonded labor.
This commitment is highlighted in our Human and Workforce Labor Rights Policy, which was developed in line with the RBA Code of Conduct and several international principles, including the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ILO Standards and Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the UN General Comment No. 15 on the right to water, and ISO standards.
Our conflict minerals program monitors the sourcing of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and neighboring countries to guarantee that funds from the materials we purchase are not being used to finance armed conflict.
As a member of the RBA’s Responsible Mining Initiative (RMI), we support the responsible sourcing of minerals from these conflict-affected and high-risk areas and encourage compliance and collaboration within the industry and across our supply chain. In accordance with the RMI, we require all SGH suppliers to complete the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) each year.