Human Rights Position

Respecting the rights and dignity of every person

Post is committed to acting responsibly and respecting human rights across our global operations. Our values guide us in respecting the rights of our employees, partners throughout our supply chain and the citizens in the communities where we operate.

Our Code of Conduct, policies and practices establish specific requirements for how we conduct ourselves and what we expect from those we partner with. Our approach to conducting business fairly and in a manner that reflects the rights and dignity of all persons, including minors, women and minorities, aligns with the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.


Post is committed to protecting the human rights of all global employees in accordance with relevant laws and regulation; specifically:

  • Maintaining clean and safe work environments.
  • Zero tolerance for unlawful labor practices such as child labor, forced labor or human trafficking.
  • Fair and equitable consideration and treatment in all matters related to employment as outlined in the Post Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy.
  • Prohibiting all forms of unlawful discrimination, abuse, harassment, violence and retaliation as outlined in our Anti-Harassment, Discrimination and Non-Retaliation Policy.
  • Providing fair wages and equitable benefits, including compliance with minimum wage, overtime, and maximum hour rules.
  • Recognizing the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining in accordance with law.

Each member of the Post community has an obligation and responsibility to understand and follow our Code of Conduct and comply with global policies related to this Human Rights Position, as well as local policies and procedures. Post provides robust training for all full-time, exempt and hourly employees to ensure adherence to our Code, policies and practices.


Post strives to exhibit the highest standards of integrity and fairness in everything we do, including the selection of suppliers. Our Supplier Code of Conduct sets out the minimum expectations for doing business with us, including requirements related to legal compliance and business ethics, fair labor practices, forced labor, child labor, product safety and quality, environment and sustainability, anti-corruption and confidentiality. Suppliers are screened and monitored for social, ethical and environmental risks via surveys and third-party assessment tools and platforms.


Mechanisms for reporting human rights violations involving our global employees are identified in our Code of Conduct and human rights violations related to our supply chain are identified in our Supplier Code of Conduct.