Business Integrity

All forms of bribery, corruption, extortion and embezzlement are strictly prohibited. Supplier shall not take unfair advantage of Optimas or anyone else through abuse of privileged or proprietary information, misrepresentation of material facts or any other unfair or dishonest practices.

Conflicts of Interest

Supplier shall not solicit or engage Optimas employees or their family members to serve as officers, directors, employees, agents or consultants for Supplier, except with the consent of the Optimas General Counsel. 

Fair Competition

Supplier shall comply with all antitrust and anti-competition laws applicable to its business activities.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Supplier shall provide its employees with a fair, safe, and non-discriminatory work environment consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights under the United Nations Global Compact. 

Compliance with Laws

Supplier shall comply fully with all applicable national, state and local laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, those related to labor, immigration, health and safety, and the environment.

Voluntary Labor and Labor Rights

All Supplier labor must be voluntary.  Child labor or forced labor, whether in the form of prison labor, indentured labor, bonded labor, or otherwise, shall not be used.  Supplier recognizes employees’ right to collective bargaining and freedom of association. 

Nondiscrimination

Supplier shall not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, genetic information, political opinion, or social or ethnic origin.

Harassment and Abuse

Every employee shall be treated with respect and dignity, and no employee shall be subject to any physical, sexual, or psychological harassment or abuse.

Health and Safety

Supplier must provide a safe and healthy working environment to prevent accidents and injuries in accordance with national, state and local laws.  Proactive measures must be taken to prevent workplace hazards.

Environmental

Supplier shall comply with all applicable national, state and local environmental laws and regulations. Supplier shall strive to promote environmental responsibility.

Ethics Hotline

We encourage any violations of this Code to be reported to the Optimas AlertLine.  Reports can be submitted online anonymously at http://alertline.optimas.com.

Compliance with This Policy

Suppliers are required to take reasonable steps to ensure that this Supplier Code of Conduct is communicated throughout their organizations and supply chain.  Upon learning of any failure to comply with this Supplier Code of Conduct, Supplier must report it to Optimas immediately.  A Supplier’s failure to adhere to this Supplier Code of Conduct may be grounds for Optimas terminating its relationship with the Supplier, depending on the seriousness of the violation and the particular circumstances.