The incredible breadth of our operations and diversity of our workforce embodies our Company’s respect for the human rights and dignity of all people.
Support universal human rights as defined by the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights through fair and ethical employment practices and our Code of Business Conduct.
Human Rights in the Supply Chain
To better screen suppliers for potential human rights risks and abuses, Halliburton launched two internally developed tools to complement our new digital supplier management system.
These tools include:
New and Emerging Human Rights Regulations
Halliburton complies with evolving regulations such as the UK Modern Slavery Act and the newly introduced Australia Modern Slavery Act, both of which require companies to disclose information on efforts to eradicate human trafficking and modern slavery from their business and global supply chains, including steps taken and controls put in place to address these human rights risks. Our statement of compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act and our statement of compliance with the Australia Modern Slavery Act are available on ourHalliburton Human Rights Statement page.
Halliburton monitors similar, emerging legislation around the world, such as that of the upcoming European Union and Norway requirements. As more countries debut human rights legislation, we will respond and confirm alignment with our policies and practices.
Indigenous Inclusion Strategy
In 2021, building upon the 2020 development and initiation of our Indigenous Inclusion Strategy, Halliburton’s senior leadership team focused on improving indigenous inclusion and awareness throughout all facets of our Company and in our business relationships. This commitment led to the creation of our Indigenous Inclusion Leadership Steering Committee, which consists of a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about this initiative. This committee meets regularly to track progress and provide direction.
First, we collaborated with experts to develop a cultural awareness program that reaches employees in the field, office, or at home through virtual training or full-day sessions.
Second, we established a supply-chain-led Economic Inclusion Working Group to help us increase our number of indigenous suppliers and contractors. We assessed Halliburton’s contracting requirements and aligned them with indigenous community capacity. We then created and launched a repository of indigenous contractors in our operating areas, giving decision-makers on contracts access to current information on community capacity. As a result, we added numerous indigenous contractors to Halliburton’s supply chain.
Additionally, Halliburton employees engaged with indigenous communities in a variety of ways:
Lastly, we hired an indigenous and community relations manager with 25 years of experience to help us ensure we execute our indigenous inclusion strategy and form sustainable, mutually beneficial relationships.
Throughout the year, Halliburton met with customers to inform them of our strategy and the progress we have made, and to discuss opportunities for collaboration.
In 2022, we will expand our relationship-building efforts to more communities, while further enhancing our economic inclusion, cultural awareness training, and engagement with our customers.
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