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. We support efforts to make globalization more socially and ecologically compatible and to raise standards in the areas of human rights, labor rights, environmental protection and anti-corruption. The following table shows the activities and management systems at FMC that support the 10 principles of the Global Compact.

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UNGC Topic UNGC Principle FMC Approach Info Location
HUMAN RIGHTS Support Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, human rights in the supply chain training, Supplier Code of Conduct, supplier screening process FMC.com > Corporate Governance
FMC.com > FMC Suppliers
2015 Sustainability Report page 23
Not complicit in human rights abuses Code of Ethics and Business Conduct FMC.com > Corporate Governance
LABOR Collective bargaining Code of Ethics and Business Conduct FMC.com > Corporate Governance
Forced and compulsory labor Social responsibility audits, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Supplier Code of Conduct, supplier screening, Human Dignity training FMC.com > Corporate Governance
FMC.com > FMC Suppliers
2015 Sustainability Report page 23
Child labor Social responsibility audits, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Supplier Code of Conduct, supplier screening, Human Dignity training FMC.com > Corporate Governance
FMC.com > FMC Suppliers
Discrimination Code of Ethics and Business Conduct FMC.com > Corporate Governance
ENVIRONMENT Precautionary approach Climate change statement, Risk assessments for agricultural products; review and consolidation of formulation toller network FMCSustainability.com/climatechangestatement
2015 Sustainability Report pages 26-33
Intiatives for environmental responsibility Responsible Care, 2025 environmental goals; grower training and stewardship 2015 Sustainability Report pages 9, 26
FMC.com > Responsible Care
2015 Sustainability Report pages 22-23
Environmentally friendly technologies 3RIVE 3D, biologicals, naturally derived Health and Nutrition products, seed treatment products, sustainability scoring in new product development process; waste goals in H&N, Lithium battery technology, Manufacturing Excellence; support for industry efforts on pesticide container recycling 2015 Sustainability Report pages 18-26
ANTI CORRUPTION Working against corruption and bribery FCPA Compliance Standard Process; Training of FMC organization and our key third parties; FCPA audits; Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, Ethics refresher 2015 Sustainability Report page 23
FMC.com > Corporate Governance
FMC.com > FMC Suppliers