We have zero tolerance for human trafficking and slavery as stated in our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and our Anti-Human Trafficking & Slavery Statement. Additionally, our Supplier Code of Conduct prohibits the use of forced, bonded and indentured labor and involuntary prison labor. To ensure that our suppliers are acting in a manner consistent with our values and standards, we have been expanding our outreach and engagement on our Supplier Code of Conduct. As part of these actions, we have published a Supplier Responsible Labor Policy which sets forth the standards we expect our supply chain to uphold to ensure that supplier working conditions are safe and that workers are treated with dignity and respect.
We are a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), the world’s largest industry coalition dedicated to corporate responsibility in global supply chains. We are also participants in RBA's Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), a multi-industry, multi-stakeholder initiative focused on ensuring that the rights of global supply chain workers who may be vulnerable to forced labor are consistently respected and promoted. We are also evaluating the guidance and tools provided by RLI’s Responsible Workplace Program, Responsible Recruitment Program and the Supplemental Validated Audit Process (SVAP) to determine which tools may be the most effective in our efforts to help break the cycle of labor exploitation. Amphenol has a “no fees” recruitment policy already in place covering our own operations and in 2020, we've expanded this prohibition on fees to include our Tier 1 Direct suppliers.+ Read about how we are taking action
We took action in 2019 to improve our supply chain transparency and identify potential risks through a comprehensive supply-chain mapping exercise. With this mapping now complete, in 2020, we will engage with our most at-risk Tier 1 Direct suppliers through a new training campaign. The training will advise these suppliers on the activities they can take to prevent and mitigate potential forced labor and human trafficking exposure and we plan to train all of our direct suppliers in the coming years. To underpin Amphenol’s current practices, which are based on the UN Guiding Principles for Business & Human Rights, we also have issued a Global Human Rights Policy.
One example of our success is the actions taken to combat forced labor at our Amphenol FCI Connectors facility in Senai, Malaysia. In 2019, the facility created a recruitment process risk assessment and mitigation plan. As a result of these actions, the RBA deemed the facility to be in full compliance with their management systems with a score of 200 out of 200 points and awarded them with an RBA platinum certification.