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Supplier Code of Conduct

Last modified: August 2nd, 2018

Waymo is committed to treating all workers with respect and dignity, ensuring safe working conditions, and conducting environmentally responsible, ethical operations. We expect suppliers in our operations and supply chain, and their suppliers, to embrace the following social, environmental, and ethical responsibilities.

Supplier Conformance with Waymo’s Supplier Code of Conduct

Labor and human rights

Waymo is committed to upholding the human rights of workers and treating them with dignity and respect. This applies to all workers, including temporary, migrant, student, contract, direct employee, and any other type of worker. As a result, suppliers must manage their own workforce in order to achieve the following results:

Health and safety

Suppliers will integrate the following health and safety management requirements into business processes to provide workers with a healthy and safe work environment:

Environmental

Waymo recognizes that environmental responsibility is integral to producing world-class products. In manufacturing operations and construction, suppliers will strive to create regenerative processes and will minimize adverse effects on the community, environment, and natural resources while safeguarding the health and safety of the public. In addition:

Ethics and compliance

Suppliers will uphold the highest standards of ethics to promote honesty and integrity in business operations, including:

Management system

Suppliers are expected to adopt or establish a management system to carry out these responsibilities. The management system will be designed to ensure suppliers’ operations: (a) comply with our requirements and applicable laws and regulations; (b) conform to these responsibilities; and (c) identify and mitigate operational risks related to these responsibilities. It should also facilitate continual improvement:

References

We developed these requirements for our suppliers based on our values and the following:

Responsible Business Alliance Code Of Conduct (previously known as the electronic industry citizenship coalition)

United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, LEVEL AA

United States Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)