Global Standard for Procurement and Supply

Current segment

Level: Advanced Professional

Theme: Ethics

Segment 11.6 Establishing Ethical Standards in Procurement and Supply

Segment 11.6 Establishing Ethical Standards in Procurement and Supply

Knowledge: Will know and understand Capabilities: Will be able to

The use and roles of ethical codes in procurement and supply

Help develop ethical codes or standards that can be applied across the organisation and its stakeholders or industry sectors

Techniques for mapping and the auditing of suppliers to gauge risks in ethical sourcing

Contribute to the development of the mapping and auditing of suppliers to gauge risks in ethical sourcing

The use of standards or legislation to eradicate bribery, corruption, fraud and breaches of human rights

Contribute to the development of standards or legislation to eradicate bribery, corruption, fraud and breaches of human rights

The main regulations that impact on the employment of people in supply chains such as:

  • Discrimination, equality and diversity
  • Employee redundancy and dismissal
  • Working time, staff payment and minimum wage
  • International labour codes
  • Health and safety at the workplace
  • Other country specific employment issues

Lobby for improved regulations that impact on the employment of people in supply chains

Ethical practices and standards that apply to global supply chains

Act as role model in the application of ethical practices and standards that impact on global supply chains

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use and roles of ethical codes in procurement and supply

Capabilities: Will be able to

Help develop ethical codes or standards that can be applied across the organisation and its stakeholders or industry sectors

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Techniques for mapping and the auditing of suppliers to gauge risks in ethical sourcing

Capabilities: Will be able to

Contribute to the development of the mapping and auditing of suppliers to gauge risks in ethical sourcing

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The use of standards or legislation to eradicate bribery, corruption, fraud and breaches of human rights

Capabilities: Will be able to

Contribute to the development of standards or legislation to eradicate bribery, corruption, fraud and breaches of human rights

Knowledge: Will know and understand

The main regulations that impact on the employment of people in supply chains such as:

  • Discrimination, equality and diversity
  • Employee redundancy and dismissal
  • Working time, staff payment and minimum wage
  • International labour codes
  • Health and safety at the workplace
  • Other country specific employment issues
Capabilities: Will be able to

Lobby for improved regulations that impact on the employment of people in supply chains

Knowledge: Will know and understand

Ethical practices and standards that apply to global supply chains

Capabilities: Will be able to

Act as role model in the application of ethical practices and standards that impact on global supply chains

This segment was last updated on: 4th April 2017

The Global Standard for Procurement and Supply structure

Released in 2014 the Standard is a competency framework of procurement and supply skills, knowledge and capabilities that can be used by individuals and organisations to identity training and professional development needs at varying levels of competency.

The Global Standard for Procurement and Supply structure
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