IMPA ACT Supplier Members commit to respecting the IMPA ACT SCoC internally. IMPA ACT Purchasing Members commit to respecting the IMPA ACT SCoC both internally within their company and externally with by promoting the IMPA ACT SCoC to their suppliers.
Most company have some experience with putting in place systems to manage risks. This could include Occupational Health & Safety procedures, Business Ethics Commitments, or Environmental Efficiency standards.
To meet the requirements of the IMPA ACT SCoC, IMPA ACT Members work towards building a preventative management system in order to reduce their adverse impacts on human rights, the environment and anti-corruption. This will usually involve:
Publicly Committing to respect the IMPA ACT SCoC, usually via the member’s company website
Undertaking Due Diligence to identify actual and potential impacts on the social, environmental, and economic principles within the IMPA ACT SCoC
Reducing any adverse/negative impacts that are identified and remedying any adverse impacts that cannot be mitigated.
IMPA ACT understands that like all organisational change, it will not happen overnight. Therefore, IMPA ACT allows membership to implement changes at their own pace and leverage off their existing responsibility and compliance work.