Responsible Business Practices
"At Alcon, we believe that diversity and inclusion strengthen our culture and people, and are essential to our success as an organization. We strive to work with associates, partners and suppliers who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and by doing so, deliver the best products possible."
- David Endicott, CEO, Alcon
Commitment to Integrity and Compliance
We are committed to demonstrating integrity in everything we do. What we do at Alcon is critical to help people see better; how we conduct our business in the workplace, in the marketplace, and in society determines our success as a business. We believe in conducting our business fairly and ethically and in a manner consistent with all applicable legal and industry code requirements.
Code of Business Conduct
Third Party Code of Conduct
Compliance Program Description and Declarations
We have a strong commitment to the diversity of our supplier base. To help us achieve our goals, we request that our majority suppliers actively participate in our Supplier Diversity initiative by seeking tier-two relationships with minorities, women, small businesses, veteran, disadvantaged veteran businesses, HubZone certified businesses and small disadvantaged businesses (SDB). This participation demonstrates added value on the part of our majority suppliers.
In line with the company’s commitment to innovation, Alcon is transferring to SAP and progressively introducing a new enterprise resource system.
On January 2020, the SAP implementation will engage at Fort Worth Manufacturing (FWM), Sinking Spring (ADP), and Huntington (HWV).
If you are doing business with any of these sites and/or related legal entities, please refer to the below documentation for more information.
Fort Worth Manufacturing (FWM)
Sinking Spring (APD)
Supplier Diversity Program
Diversity and Inclusion are recognized as vitally important to the growth and development of the global economy and continue to be a strategic imperative at Alcon. Procurement, together with the business, works to partner with small and diverse business owners. The procurement teams across Alcon continue to embed inclusive practices in supplier selection. These suppliers meet our high standards of ethics, business integrity and environmental/safety practices. They also bring a diversity of ideas, a wealth of innovation and positive business Impact. By utilizing and partnering with small and diverse companies, Alcon will continue to build a supplier base that contributes to our competitive advantage.
“Engaging Diverse Suppliers is a business imperative for companies to remain competitive and to grow in the diverse marketplace.”
Alcon has a strong commitment to the diversity of our supplier base and recognizes that having a diverse supplier pool gives a major competitive advantage and is a powerful business tool. Alcon seeks to continually identify and partner with best-in-class diverse suppliers.
To achieve this goal, Alcon is committed to:
- Building a strong Supplier Diversity Program
- Ensuring the inclusion of large and small diverse suppliers in the procurement process
- Seeking out diverse and/or small suppliers through outreach efforts
- Communicating the value of supplier diversity to stakeholders
- Leveraging supplier diversity results to meet internal and external goals
- Measuring success based on supplier diversity quarterly and yearly metrics.
The Alcon Supplier Diversity Program was recognized by the DFW Minority Supplier Development Council as a 2019 Buy Those That Buy Us Honoree. For any questions or requests for instance, you can contact the Alcon Supplier Diversity Team at [email protected].