In conducting its operations, McCain Foods takes the welfare of our employees very seriously and does not tolerate or condone any activity or practice constituting slavery, forced labor or human trafficking. McCain Foods has employee policies and procedures in place, including our Code of Conduct, and policies and procedures with respect to the hiring of employees, to ensure that slavery, forced labor or human trafficking is not occurring in our hiring process or employment relationships.
With respect to suppliers of goods and services to McCain Foods, we have adopted a Supplier Code of Conduct, which addresses respect for human rights, prohibitions relating to compulsory labor, human trafficking, child labor, inhumane treatment, abuse, harassment and non-discrimination, and other requirements. McCain Foods requires that all of its suppliers adhere to and comply with our Supplier Code of Conduct.
McCain Foods supports the Consumer Goods Forum call to action for business leaders to join forces to call for the end to forced labour and unethical recruitment in the fight against forced labour, in collaboration with governments, United Nations agencies and civil society organizations: CGF Call To Action.
At McCain Foods, we believe that everyone should work in an environment where they feel safe and included. Our Code of Conduct requires all employees to ensure that McCain Foods provides a safe, respectful and inclusive working environment, free from discrimination and harassment.
Around the world, McCain Foods is committed to sending everyone home safely to their friends and family, because nothing we do is worth getting hurt for.
It is clear that our dedication to safety has benefitted everyone at McCain Foods and we continue to exemplify excellent health and safety principles and policies. This is evident in many safety awards that our sites and locations have received around the world, and is shown by our world class Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) numbers – which also continue to decline.
In ten years, we have reduced our Employee TRIR number to a small fraction of what it was in 2006. Through our dedication to the Key Elements of Safety management system and safety principles, every single one of us at McCain Foods has contributed to this achievement.
Safety will always be our number one priority and we will continue to strive towards zero accidents in the workplace.
McCain Foods does not fund, conduct, or commission any tests on animals unless they are explicitly required by law.