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Supply Chain Management

Statement and Intent

It explains how McPharma Biotech Inc’s Approach to Responsible Supply Chain Management. It covers the areas of ethics, labor, health and safety, the environment and related management systems, as well as diversity. McPharma Biotech Inc. is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen, and aims to operate in a manner that is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

Policy Requirements

Responsible supply chain management requires that suppliers to McPharma Biotech Inc. agree to the following principles:


Suppliers shall conduct their business in an ethical manner and act with integrity. Suppliers’ conduct with regard to ethics should comply with the following:

Business Integrity and Fair Competition

All corruptions are prohibited. Suppliers shall not pay or accept bribes or participate in other illegal inducements in business or government relationships. Suppliers shall conduct their business consistent with fair and vigorous competition and in compliance with all applicable antitrust and competition laws. Suppliers shall employ fair business practices, including accurate and truthful advertising.


Suppliers shall safeguard and make only proper use of confidential information to ensure that company, worker, and patient privacy rights are protected.


Suppliers shall be committed to uphold the human rights of workers and to treat them with dignity and respect.

Child Labor and Young Workers

Suppliers shall not use child labor. The employment of young workers below the age of 18 shall only occur in non hazardous work and when young workers are above a country’s legal age for employment or the age established for completing compulsory education.


Suppliers shall provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. Discrimination for reasons such as race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, union membership or marital status is not condoned.

Fair Treatment

Suppliers shall provide a workplace free of harsh and inhumane treatment, including any sexual harassment, sexual abuse, corporal punishment, mental or physical coercion or verbal abuse of workers and no threat of any such treatment.

Freedom of Association

Open communication and direct engagement with workers to resolve workplace and compensation issues is encouraged. Suppliers shall respect the rights of workers, as set forth in local laws, and to associate freely. Workers shall be able to communicate openly with management regarding working conditions without threat of reprisal, intimidation or harassment.

Health and Safety

Suppliers shall provide a safe and healthy working environment, including for any company provided living quarters.

Worker Protection

Suppliers shall protect workers from over exposure to chemical, biological, physical hazards and physically demanding tasks in the work place and in any company provided living quarters.

Safety information relating to hazardous materials - including pharmaceutical compounds and pharmaceutical intermediate materials - shall be available to educate, train, and protect workers from hazards.


Suppliers shall operate in an environmentally responsible and efficient manner to minimize adverse impacts on the environment. Suppliers are encouraged to conserve natural resources, to avoid the use of hazardous materials where possible and to engage in activities that reuse and recycle.

Environmental Authorizations

Suppliers shall comply with all applicable environmental regulations. All required environmental permits, licenses, information registrations and restrictions shall be obtained and their operational and reporting requirements followed.

Waste and Emissions

Suppliers shall have systems in place to ensure the safe handling, movement, storage, recycling, reuse, or management of waste, air emissions and wastewater discharges. Any waste, wastewater or emissions with the potential to adversely impact human or environmental health shall be appropriately managed, controlled and treated prior to release into the environment.

Management Systems

Suppliers shall use management systems to facilitate continual improvement and compliance with the expectations contained in the policy.

Commitment and Accountability

Suppliers shall demonstrate commitment to the concepts described in this document by allocating appropriate resources to comply with these concepts.

Legal and Customer Requirements

Suppliers shall identify and comply with applicable laws, regulations, standards and relevant customer requirements.


Suppliers shall maintain documentation necessary to demonstrate compliance with these expectations and with applicable regulations.

Training and Competency

Suppliers shall have a training program that achieves an appropriate level of knowledge, skills and abilities in management and workers to address these expectations.

Continual Improvement

Suppliers are expected to continually improve by setting performance objectives, executing implementation plans and taking necessary corrective actions for deficiencies identified by internal or external assessments, inspections, and management reviews.

Supplier Diversity Program

McPharma Biotech Inc. is committed to promoting diversity among our suppliers. This is achieved by actively seeking and selecting suitable and qualified suppliers from all segments of the business community in all of the markets .We believe that working with suitable and qualified suppliers from diverse segments of the business community supports our business objectives and economic development in the diverse communities that we serve.

Roles and Responsibilities

Organisational and Individual

McPharma Biotech Inc. shall also abide by the expectations outlined in this policy in its operations, and will Endeavour to deal only with suppliers who support these principles in their own business dealings. Our company will communicate this policy actively to both suppliers and employees.

Employees of Company will abide by and apply the principles in all business dealings, and where any aspect or principle is unclear, they shall seek clarification from the Global Procurement Services or Environment, Health & Safety (“EHS”) departments. As representatives of our company, employees should use their buying power, where practical, to influence and encourage suppliers to provide more environmentally responsible and ethical goods and services, and encourage the use of sustainable resources.

Suppliers and Agents of Company

While operating within local laws and regulatory requirements, suppliers of McPharma Biotech Inc. shall apply and abide by the principles outlined in the policy. Any of principles have been overlooked and a non-compliance has occurred, whether knowingly or unknowingly, the supplier will promptly bring details of the non-compliance to the attention of McPharma Biotech Inc.