Office Brands Limited is Australia’s largest independent office products buying group whose members operate under Office National, Office Products Depot, Office Power and O-Net (unbranded).
Office Brands strives to promote sustainability and minimise the adverse environmental impacts of its operations and products sold by its dealers.
Office Brands aims to supply its dealers with access to products and services in a manner that minimises adverse environmental impacts, by being sensitive to environmental issues throughout the dealer network.
Office Brands undertakes to:
Office Brands undertakes to engage with its preferred suppliers, internal teams, independent environmental leaders and its dealers, in its efforts to promote sustainability and minimise adverse environmental impacts.
To achieve its ethical sourcing objectives, Office Brands seeks to eliminate, from its supply chain, wood fibre from the following “high risk” sources:
To progress its achievement of these goals, Office Brands undertakes to:
While there are currently no legal requirements for Office Brands to report on our actions to eliminate modern slavery, we are committed to open and transparent reporting on the challenges we face. This statement reflects our commitment to respecting Human Rights and highlights key actions we are taking to address risks in our own operations, and our supply chain, including risks associated with modern slavery.
Suppliers and licensees must demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and have a close affinity with our business ethics. Fair dealing and the proper treatment of workers are required at all times. Bribes, favours, gifts, benefits, facilitation payments, secret commission, or similar unlawful or improper payments, in case or kind, are strictly prohibited, whether given to obtain business or otherwise.
Suppliers and licensees shall not use child labour and must only employ workers who meet the local minimum age requirement. Suppliers must verify the age of their workers and maintain evidence of workers’ proof of age.
Physical abuse or discipline, the threat of physical abuse, sexual or other harassment and verbal abuse or other forms of intimidation shall be prohibited.