Corporate Governance

Plantronics Supplier Code of Conduct

Plantronics takes seriously our commitment to social responsibility, safety, diversity, environmental leadership and ethical business practices ensuring that the decisions we make today are also the right decisions for the future. This commitment is at the heart of how we do business.

Plantronics endeavors to conduct business, as outlined in our Plantronics Worldwide Code of Conduct & Business Ethics in compliance with laws and widely accepted norms of fairness and human decency, and looks to its Suppliers to act in a similar manner.

Our Supplier Code of Conduct describes the expectations of Plantronics in the area of corporate citizenship for all its Suppliers. As a condition of doing business with Plantronics, Suppliers will conform to these expectations and endeavor to have their sources in the supply chain do so as well. Plantronics will assess conformance to these expectations and will consider a Supplier's progress in meeting these expectations and their ongoing performance in making sourcing decisions.


Plantronics, Inc., including its Clarity division and all of our affiliates ("Plantronics"), are committed to conducting business in an ethical, legal, and socially responsible manner. Plantronics expects its suppliers to share this commitment and, therefore, has established this Supplier Code of Conduct. Although there may be different legal and cultural environments applicable to its suppliers, Plantronics' suppliers must meet the following minimum requirements to do business with Plantronics:

Compliance with Laws, Regulations, and Published Standards

Suppliers must comply with all applicable laws, codes, or regulations of the countries, states, and localities in which they operate. This includes laws and regulations relating to environmental, occupational health and safety, and labor practices. In addition, Suppliers must require their suppliers (including temporary labor agencies) to do the same.

Environmental Practices

Suppliers shall comply with environmental laws and regulations applicable to their operations worldwide. Such compliance shall include, among other things, the following items:

Occupational Health and Safety Practices

Suppliers shall provide their employees with a safe and healthy working environment to prevent accidents and injury to health arising out of, linked with, or occurring in the course of work or as a result of the operation of the supplier. Suppliers shall, among other things, provide:

Labor Practices

Suppliers are expected to adopt sound labor practices and treat their workers fairly in accordance with local laws and regulations. In addition, suppliers must comply with the following standards:

Ethical Business Practices

Suppliers are expected to conduct their businesses in accordance with the highest standards of ethical behavior and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Suppliers are expected to conform to these requirements in each of the following areas:

Terrorism Activities

Suppliers should not directly or indirectly engage in or support any terrorist activity. Neither suppliers nor any of their affiliates, nor any officer or director of the supplier or any of its affiliates, should be included on any lists of terrorists or terrorist organizations compiled by the United States government or any other national or international body, including but not limited to:

Monitoring and Compliance

Suppliers shall conduct audits and inspections to ensure their compliance with this Supplier Code of Conduct and applicable legal requirements. If a supplier identifies areas of non-compliance, the supplier agrees to notify the Supply Chain Management Group as to its plans to remedy any such non-compliance.

Plantronics or its representatives may engage in monitoring activities to confirm Supplier's compliance to this Supplier Code of Conduct, including on-site inspections of facilities, use of questionnaires or report cards, review of publicly available information, or other measures necessary to assess supplier's performance.

Any Supplier or Plantronics employee that becomes aware of violations of this policy is obligated to notify the appropriate Supply Chain Management Group. Based on the assessment of information made available to Plantronics, Plantronics reserves the right (in addition to all other legal and contractual rights) to disqualify any potential supplier or terminate any relationship with any current supplier found to be in violation of this Supplier Code of Conduct without liability to Plantronics.


This Supplier Code of Conduct is a general statement of Plantronics' expectations with respect to suppliers. This Policy should not be read in lieu of, but in addition to, any supplier obligations as set forth in any:

Failure To Comply

Failure to comply with the policies, procedures or other requirements of the Supplier Code of Conduct may, in Plantronics' sole discretion, constitute cause for termination of any agreement by and between Plantronics and the Supplier on terms to be determined by Plantronics.

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