against supply chain malpractice, and financial and reputational risk.
to integrity in your procurement and supply management practices.
from your key stakeholders.
in your staff by knowing they work for an ethically oriented company.
and train staff to high professional ethical standard.
to self governance and accountability.
People development, organisational development, knowledge management and corporate support.
All staff responsible for sourcing and management of suppliers should be fully trained by taking CIPS 2 hour e-learning package with online test.
By signing the CIPS Statement of Commitment, your CEO, CPO or senior accountable officer reinforces your organisation’s focus on sourcing ethically.
Ensure the knowledge and focus on ethical procurement and supply management within your organisation remains current by repeating each step annually.
Strengthen your reputation by publicly demonstrating your commitment to ethical procurement and supply practices.
Help to protect your organisation from potential supply chain malpractice.
Demonstrate respect and awareness of international standards against criminal conduct, including bribery, corruption, fraud and human rights abuse.
Increase employee confidence through the knowledge they are conducting their work in a consistently ethical manner.
Achieve public recognition from CIPS via an internationally published listing on the CIPS Corporate Ethics Register.
Receive CIPS Corporate Ethics Mark which you can use in your own literature.