Corporate Responsibility

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Ingredion Code of Conduct

At Ingredion, we believe that our values define who we are as an organization and how we do business. Our values strengthen our organization and shape our culture. We are committed to living our values: doing the right thing the right way, every day. Our Code explains the company’s expectations for doing business ethically and consistently according to our values, our policies, and the law.

Our Code of Conduct is available in the following languages:

Supplier Code of Conduct

Ingredion Incorporated is an innovative, customer-focused company that has built a reputation for providing the highest quality ingredients to our customers. We expect our suppliers to share the core values that reflect our principles and business practices. Our core values are: Care First, Be Preferred, Everyone Belongs, Innovate Boldly, and Owner’s Mindset. The Supplier Code of Conduct (SCC) is a supporting code to the Ingredion Code of Conduct. Suppliers are expected to take note of and adhere to, both the Ingredion Code of Conduct and this code.

  • Labor and Human Rights: Protect the human rights of employees and treat them with dignity and respect.
  • Safety and Health: Provide a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Quality: Meet generally recognized and/or contractually agreed quality requirements in order to provide goods and services that consistently meet Ingredion’s needs, perform as warranted and are safe for their intended use.
  • Business Ethics and Integrity: Adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct and compliance with the law.
  • Environmental Stewardship: Conduct operations in a way that minimizes the impact on natural resources and protects the environment.
  • Confidentiality: Protect Ingredion’s confidential information including its intellectual property, trade secrets or other proprietary information in the supplier’s possession.
  • Monitoring and Compliance: Suppliers should implement the appropriate compliance programs to ensure adherence to this Supplier Code of Conduct

At Ingredion, we created this Supplier Code of Conduct to clarify the principles and expectations for suppliers doing business with us. We expect our suppliers to share the principles which are expressed in this SCC, which are an important part of our supplier selection and evaluation process. The Ingredion SCC applies to suppliers, their affiliated entities, supplier personnel, subcontractors and others with whom suppliers do business (“suppliers”) and it is the supplier’s responsibility to ensure that the SCC is appropriately communicated.

Supplier Performance Manager

At Ingredion Incorporated, Supplier Performance Management (SPM) is comprised of principles and processes with a view to drive innovation, business growth and continuous improvement. As we continue to grow as a leading global ingredient solutions company, we use SPM to collaborate with our supply base to strengthen operations, foster quality, safety and sustainability, and optimize our total cost of ownership. We expect our suppliers to share the core values that reflect our principles and business practices. .

A vital component of SPM is continuous supplier performance monitoring. We identify key suppliers through supply base segmentation and monitor performance using metrics developed to drive performance improvements.

Procurement Overview

Global Procurement at Ingredion Incorporated is committed to building strong and effective relationships with suppliers which allow us to provide the highest quality ingredients to our customers. We expect our suppliers to share the core values that reflect our principles and business practices, and to be committed to the highest standards of performance. Our core values are: Care First, Be Preferred, Everyone Belongs, Innovate Boldly and Owner's Mindset.

Global coordination - local execution

Global Procurement focuses on coordinating and managing category initiatives and functional strategies supported by local execution. Procurement’s category management includes: Business Services; Capital Goods and Services; Chemicals and Additives; MRO; Packaging, Tolling and Contract Manufacturing, and Logistics. Our global category leads and sourcing professionals coordinate with regional teams to execute strategies and sourcing plans and manage our supply base and supplier relationships to maximum effect.

Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions regarding Procurement or supplier relations.

global.procurement@ingredion.com
Ingredion Incorporated
5 Westbrook Corporate Center
Westchester, IL 60154