FMC Sustainability

Our Commitment to Sustainability

United Nations Global Compact – Communication on Progress

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FMC became a signatory of the UN Global Compact in 2015. This is our second Communication on Progress indicating our activities and management systems in support of the UNGC principles.

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UNGC Topic UNGC Principle FMC Approach Info Location
HUMAN RIGHTS Support Expanded human rights elements of Code of Conduct into a stand-alone Human Rights Policy, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Human rights in the supply chain training, Supplier Code of Conduct, Supplier screening process FMC Policies and Statements (Policy on Human Rights & Code of Ethics and Business Conduct)
2016 Sustainability Report pages 26-28
Not complicit in human rights abuses Human Rights Policy, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct FMC Policies and Statements (Policy on Human Rights & Code of Ethics and Business Conduct)
LABOR Collective bargaining Human Rights Policy FMC Policies and Statements (Policy on Human Rights)
Forced and compulsory labor Human Rights Policy, Social responsibility audits, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Supplier Code of Conduct, third-party supplier screening by Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) FMC Policies and Statements (Policy on Human Rights & Code of Ethics and Business Conduct)
Supplier Code of Conduct
2016 Sustainability Report pages 26-28
Child labor Human Rights Policy, Social responsibility audits, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Supplier Code of Conduct, third-party supplier screening by Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex) FMC Policies and Statements (Policy on Human Rights & Code of Ethics and Business Conduct)
Supplier Code of Conduct
Discrimination Human Rights Policy, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct FMC Policies and Statements (Policy on Human Rights & Code of Ethics and Business Conduct)
ENVIRONMENT Precautionary approach First CDP climate change module submission, Climate change statement, Risk assessments for agricultural products FMC Policies and Statements (FMC Climate Change Statement)
2016 Sustainability Report pages 26-31
Intiatives for environmental responsibility First CDP climate change module submission, Responsible Care, 2025 environmental goals; grower training and stewardship 2016 Sustainability Report pages 2-3, 6, 11
FMC Responsible Care
Environmentally friendly technologies 3RIVE 3D™, Plant Health platform including: biological and seed treatment products, sustainability scoring in new product development process; Lithium battery technology (see 2016 Sustainability Report p. 23), naturally derived Health and Nutrition products 2016 Sustainability Report pages 18-25, 32-33
ANTI CORRUPTION Working against corruption and bribery New ethics on-line training course, FCPA Compliance Standard Process; Training of FMC organization and our key third parties; FCPA audits; Code of Ethics and Business Conduct 2016 Sustainability Report pages 26-28
FMC Policies and Statements (Code of Ethics and Business Conduct)
Supplier Code of Conduct