Unilever Responsible Sourcing Policy: Working in Partnership with our Suppliers

Year of Publication

2017

Unilever's responsible sourcing policy (RSP) covers a set of mandatory requirements that all of their suppliers are required to adhere to along with a set of aspirational good practice and best practice goals.

Source:

Unilever

Author(s):

Geography:

Global

Type:

Measurement (Company/Product/Project)

Purpose of Measurement:

Monitoring and Evaluation, Assurances

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Livelihoods

Unilever's responsible sourcing policy (RSP) covers a set of mandatory requirements that all of their suppliers are required to adhere to along with a set of aspirational good practice and best practice goals. Requirements are organized under 12 fundamental principles covering legality, working conditions, local stakeholder rights, and environmental impact. Beyond detailing the requirements, this guide provides information on disclosure and reporting requirements for suppliers along with continuous improvement guidelines and tips for implementation.