In registering on UNGM, every company is required to acknowledge the minimum standards set by the UN Supplier Code of Conduct
It includes principles on Labour, Human Rights, Environment and Ethical Conduct.
The Code of Conduct informs Vendors of the following:-
- that they may not engage in corrupt practices
- that they must disclose information on any situation that may appear to present a conflict of interest
- that the UN has a zero-tolerance policy with regards to the acceptance of gifts or hospitality from Vendors
- that there are restrictions on the employment by Vendors of former UN staff members.