We expect our suppliers to share our high standard of business ethics and we work with those that act in a socially, environmentally and economically responsible manner.
The Post Supplier Code of Conduct, combined with our Global Code of Conduct, sets out the expectations for doing business with us and our vision for conducting business ethically, responsibly, with respect for human dignity and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. As a global corporate citizen, we engage business partners and their supply chain to adhere to our standards and expectations including:
- Ensuring products present no threat to health or human safety.
- Maintaining a culture of ethics, integrity and full compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
- Complying with wage and hour laws.
- Recognizing employees’ right to freedom of association and collective bargaining.
- A zero-tolerance policy for the use of child labor, forced labor or human trafficking practices.
- Producing products and services safely and with respect for the environment.
Our supplier standards and expectations apply to all business partners, including suppliers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors. Employees of suppliers are encouraged to promptly report ethical concerns. Adherence to this Supplier Code of Conduct is mandatory for each supplier and its supply chain with Post Holdings reserving the right to inspection as specified within terms and conditions.
The links here provide access to information that is important for our suppliers to know about doing business with Post Holdings, Inc. Questions about this information or other Supplier related inquiries may be submitted via the Contact page.
- Supplier Code of Conduct
- Supplier Diversity Initiative
- Purchase Order Terms & Conditions
- Vendor Expense Policy
- RSPO Annual Communication of Progress
- No Deforestation Policy
Supplier Qualification and Assurance
Post is committed to maintaining a robust process for supplier qualification and assurance, which optimizes traditional elements of cost, quality and service, while meeting new and increasing ESG responsibilities. In addition to standard vendor onboarding and qualification processes, all suppliers are screened and monitored for social, ethical and environmental risks via surveys and third-party tools and platforms through a four-step process:
Human and Labor Rights
Post is committed to acting responsibly and respecting human rights across our global operations as outlined in our Human Rights Position. 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. We expect our business partners, including suppliers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors, to uphold all applicable regulations, widely recognized global standards and the commitments outlined within our position statement.
Post is dedicated to partnering with the best suppliers and is an advocate of Supplier Diversity. At Post, we value cultivating strategic procurement relationships with minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses that provide high quality and cost-effective products and services and support these businesses to compete on an equal basis with all other bidders.