OUR APPROACH: Buy Smart

As a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, Sanofi is committed to supporting and applying fundamental principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environmental protection and anti-corruption.

According to the group's commitment, Sanofi Procurement is fully aligned with the CSR strategy by selecting goods and services that comply with high environmental, social and ethical standards. We work closely with our suppliers to promote social responsibility in the sourcing and use of materials and services.

CSR strategic priorities

What it means for Procurement:

Patient safety

  • Ensure the quality of products and services purchased through a careful selection process.

Ethics in R&D

  • Focus on the performance and ethics of our Scientific & Clinical suppliers to build lasting relationships and protect the Group’s reputation

Business Ethics

  • Prevent conflict of interest and all forms of corruption
  • Respect for Human Rights (especially towards human rights at work, Child labor, Forced labor, Nondiscrimination …)

Workforce Development

  • Enhance hard and soft skills competencies of the Procurement community in the following areas: Strategy, technical competencies, collaborative & transversal management and compliance

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

  • Raise the awareness and the performance of our suppliers on environmental protection