Cummins Inc. values global supply partners who share our commitment to quality and value, but who also operate under a philosophy that focuses on integrity and "doing the right thing."
To support that philosophy, Cummins has a Code of Business Conduct for our employees and a Supplier Code of Conduct specifically for its supply base worldwide. The supplier code outlines the Company's expectations that all suppliers will comply with certain business and ethical standards and to the laws of their respective countries, all other applicable laws, rules and regulations. The code applies to all businesses that produce goods or provide services for Cummins and any of our subsidiaries, joint ventures, divisions or affiliates.
Seven main topics are covered by the Supplier Code of Conduct, including equal employment opportunity and treatment of others, the environment, forced and child labor, wages and hours, working conditions, freedom of association, political activity and bribery/corruption of government officials. Compliance with the principles of the Cummins Supplier Code of Conduct is required to do business with Cummins.
Cummins also requires a verification response from all suppliers before they are added to our supplier database. Since we do business around the world, we have translated the code and response letter into 14 languages so that our intentions and expectations are clear. For more information, consult the section below.