At i4i, we are committed to intellectual rigor and innovation in meeting the analytical challenges of today’s rapidly evolving multi-channel and multi-layered data environments.
It is important that our suppliers understand that we are concerned not only with business results, but with how those results are achieved.
We develop and maintain business relationships with suppliers who share our commitment to:
- Conduct business in a responsible manner in compliance with applicable laws
- Respect the rights of workers
- Implement management and monitoring practices to ensure compliance with contracts and applicable laws
Laws and Regulations
Suppliers must comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and foreign laws. Suppliers with operations outside the United States must also comply with the applicable laws in the countries in which they operate. If the standards or requirements set forth in this Code or in the contract are greater than applicable law, then the Supplier shall follow the higher standard.
Fair Employment and Workplace Conduct
HARASSMENT, ABUSE, AND DISCRIMINATION
Suppliers shall promote a work environment free from verbal, physical, or mental abuse, threats, violence, or any form of harassment during employment or recruitment. Employees shall not be subject to unlawful discrimination. Employees shall not be subject to discrimination based on, but not limited to, the following: race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, political affiliation, union membership, covered veteran status, or marital status.
CHILD LABOR AND YOUNG WORKERS
Suppliers must comply with the minimum age requirements as prescribed by applicable laws and regulations. Suppliers must adhere to our contracts or other applicable supplemental guidelines which may provide standards at a higher level.
FORCED OR COMPULSORY LABOR
Suppliers must not use forced or compulsory labor or engage in the trafficking of persons.
WAGES, BENEFITS, AND WORKING HOURS
Suppliers must comply with all applicable laws governing wage and working hour requirements, including compensation, benefits, and overtime.
HIRING AND TERMINATION
Suppliers must comply with applicable laws governing eligibility for employment, recruitment, and termination.
Business Ethics and Compliance
Honesty, integrity, and transparency in business operations provide the foundation for our business relationships. Suppliers shall commit to the highest standards of ethical conduct and business practices.
SECURITIES AND INSIDER TRADING LAWS
Suppliers may learn of material nonpublic information during the course of their work for us. They may not use or share that information to trade or enable others to trade in the securities of Altria or any other company.
ILLEGAL PAYMENTS, CORRUPTION, AND BRIBES
Suppliers must not engage in illegal payments or corruption, including extortion, fraud, embezzlement, bribery, and kickbacks. Suppliers must comply with all applicable prohibitions and laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and any applicable equivalent non-U.S. law.
Suppliers must ensure that neither they nor their officers nor directors nor owners appear on any applicable sanctions list. Some examples may include, but are not limited to, the following: Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Other Blocked Persons list, the Sanctions Programs list, and the non-SDN Entities list, all maintained by the U.S. Department of Treasury, and the Denied Persons list maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security.
Suppliers must maintain the confidentiality of trade secrets and other proprietary information. Suppliers must also preserve and/or dispose of i4i company records in compliance with their contractual obligations.
Suppliers must maintain accurate books and records in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and contractual obligations.
Suppliers must respect and protect the intellectual property rights of in4mation insights.
This Whistleblower Policy is intended to encourage and enable any employee of our suppliers to raise serious concerns so that in4mation insights can address and correct inappropriate conduct and actions.
Should you wish to report a concern anonymously, i4i offers the use of a third party, Red Flag Reporting. Red Flag Reporting is your hotline for:
• Fraudulent activity/theft,
• Safety violations
• Unethical behavior
You may use the following to report your concern (be sure to be detail-oriented, provide our client code, and indicate if you wish to be anonymous or not):
Text: RFR to 234-231-9005
To file a report, our Client Code is “in4ins”.