HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARD
No child or forced labor!
Harris does not employ individuals under the legal employment age in any country in which we operate, nor do we use forced or involuntary labor.Our supply partners are expected to follow these guidelines.
Safe, Healthy, Hospitable workplace!
Harris operates in a safe and healthy work environment, free of harassment and abuse, and expects our supply partners to provide the same for their employees.
Managing environmental impact simply means:
Meeting relevant legislation!
Harris will comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations, will monitor performance and act to correct non-compliant practices in a timely manner. Harris will seek to do business with those supply partners who are similarly committed to sound environmental management.
Supply partners will make every effort to communicate these Standards to all employees and downstream supply chain partners who serve Harris.
We expect our supplier partners to notify Harris immediately should they become aware of any non-compliance with these Standards, and to take the necessary steps to correct such non-compliance in a timely manner.
Harris in collaboration with its supply partners will endeavor to achieve a leadership position in its industry through the adoption of responsible management practices as it relates to ethics, human rights and the environment.
Harris will live up to the Standards outlined in this document and expects all of our supply partners to do the same.
Harris strongly encourages any supply partner who feels pressured by a Harris employee, customer or supplier to violate the law or Harris Standards for Supply Partners to contact Harris Business Standards Office immediately.
We believe that meeting these Standards will help create the environment in which Harris and our valued supply partners will continue to be successful.
1025 West NASA Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32937
Phone (321) 727-9100
Harris Standards for SUPPLY PARTNERS STANDARD
This document identifies the minimum requirements of Harris Supplier Partners
Every day, around the world, Harris strives to lead our industry in delivering value to customers and in the responsible management of our business. We believe this responsibility extends beyond our operations to those of our supply partners (suppliers, contractors, joint-venture partners, consultants, distributors, installers and agents) who are fundamental to our ability to deliver on our mission statement. We also believe that responsibility should address the impact of our business on our community, on society, and our environment.
We intend to find and cultivate the best supply partners in the world who embrace and demonstrate the highest Standards of business practice. And, we intend to engage with these partners in a manner so as to ensure:
- Business is conducted in an ethical manner
- Human rights are protected
- Environmental impact is managed through the supply chain we utilize
Harris aims to deliver unmatched benchmark performance in our supply chains. We will do so through mutually rewarding relationships with complementary supply partners who:
- Innovate to create value
- Continuously strive to reduce total costs
- Consistently deliver excellent service
- Meet or exceed our quality and responsiveness requirements, and
- Meet our Standards of Corporate Citizenship.
The following Standards for supply partners define Harris minimum requirements of suppliers.
Failure to abide by these Standards may result in Harris ceasing to do business with a supply partner. Evidence of a supply partner agreement is demonstrated in a written commitment to comply by signing the attached acknowledgement.
Ethical Business Standard
Conducting business in an ethical manner simply means:
Meeting all applicable legislation!
Harris practices strict adherence to all local laws and applicable U.S. laws, and requires supply partners to act similarly.
Avoiding conflicts of Interest!
Harris expects all business decisions to be made in the best interest of the company. Any situation which creates a conflict between personal interests and Harris interests must be avoided. Supply partners are required to disclose actual or potential conflicts of interest to Harris management.
No unlawful payments or incentives!
Gifts, favors and entertainment are not needed in order to do business with Harris, and may lead to or appear to create a conflict of interest. Gifts or entertainment may be allowed if it complements the business relationship, is of modest value, and is not against the law or Harris policy.However, no gift, favor or entertainment should be offered or accepted if it will obligate or appear to obligate the recipient.
Harris advocates free andopen competition and fully complies with antitrust or competition laws around the world where we compete, and requires our supply partners to similarly comply.
Safeguard Confidential Information!
Harris respects and safeguards customer and supplier information.We do so by keeping it secure, by limiting access to it, and by avoiding discussion of such information in public places. We expect supplier partners to preserve Harris confidential information, even if the business relationship ends.Evidence of a supply partner agreement is demonstrated in writing by signing the attached “Non disclosure Agreement”.
Human Rights Standard
Protecting Human Rights simply means:
Meeting employment legislation!
Harris practices strict adherence to all local laws and applicable U.S. employment laws, and requires supply partners to act similarly.
Harris does not discriminate based on personal characteristics or beliefs and expects our supply partners to provide equal opportunity to all.
Harris complies with applicable wage (including minimum wages) and working hour laws and regulations, and expects our supply partners to similarly comply.