ATN Vendor & Supplier Ethics and Standards

  1. Code of Conduct.  Suppliers are expected to conduct business with integrity and mutual respect and to uphold the highest standards of ethics and behavior.  All forms of illegal or inappropriate activity including, but not limited to, corruption, misrepresentation, extortion, embezzlement or bribery, are strictly prohibited. Suppliers are required to understand the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the “FCPA”) and the U.K. Bribery Act of 2010 (“UKBA”) and to comply with their terms as well as any provisions of local law related thereto. 
  2. Non-Discrimination.  Suppliers must not engage in discrimination on any basis prohibited by applicable/local law, including, without limitation, race, color, religion, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status or military status.  ATN embraces diversity and equal opportunity as fundamental principles and key components of its corporate strategy. We strongly encourage that all Suppliers do the same.  
  3. Compliance with Wage Laws.  Suppliers must comply with all applicable wage laws, including those relating to minimum wages, overtime hours and legally mandated benefits.
  4. Compliance with Health & Safety Laws and Regulations.  Suppliers must conform with all applicable health and safety laws and regulations, and to all applicable industry codes. 
  5. Compliance with Environmental Laws.  Suppliers must comply with all environmental laws and requirements, including, but not limited to, those relating to: (i) the protection of natural resources, wildlife and wetlands; (ii) contaminants in air, soil or water; (iii) the management and disposal of hazardous materials; and (iv) recycling.
  6. Audits for Compliance.  ATN reserves the right to review and/or audit Supplier’s compliance with ATN’s Supplier Ethics Standards which may include ATN requesting supporting documentation from Supplier from time to time.  Violations by a Supplier may result in ATN terminating its business relationship with the violating Supplier.