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Code of Business Conduct

Code of Business Conduct and Speak Up Policy (English)

Our Code of Business Conduct sets the standards of conduct that we expect of our employees, Directors and executive management, contractors, suppliers and joint venture partners acting on our behalf. It also represents our commitment to acting ethically, responsibly and lawfully. We take a breach of our Code seriously.

  • Code of Business Conduct and Speak Up Policy (Spanish)
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  • Code of Business Conduct and Speak Up Policy (Portuguese)
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  • Code of Business Conduct and Speak Up Policy (Simplified Chinese)

Minimum requirements

Supplier Minimum Requirements (English)

South32 requires everyone who works with us, or on our behalf, to be transparent and trusted partners who continuously strive to improve the way we work and share our commitment to lawful business practices. This document defines the minimum requirements that we expect our suppliers to understand and follow.

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy (English)

All suppliers must follow our Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy, or their own policy provided their conduct standards are consistent with ours.



South32 Tender Terms and Conditions

This document sets out the terms and conditions for businesses seeking to tender for work with South32, including requirements throughout the tendering process.

Purchase Orders

South32 Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

This document sets out the terms and conditions which are included alongside South32 Purchase Orders. It outlines obligations and processes for contractors doing business with South32.

  • South32 Purchase Order Terms and Conditions (Spanish)


Processes and procedures guide

South32 Supplier Information Guide

This information pack is intended to help our vendors and suppliers do business with us - outlining key South32 policies and procedures which impact our business partners, and providing an overview of processes and requirements which they will encounter while working with us.

Packaging, marking and shipping of goods and equipment

Packaging, Marking and Shipping Guidelines

These guidelines set out how goods and equipment being supplied to South32 Operations should be preserved, packaged, and labelled by suppliers, including minimum requirements and practical guidance.

Modern Slavery training

Modern Slavery Training for Suppliers

A training presentation giving suppliers an overview on the topic of modern slavery and the requirements they may face in complying with our requirements.

Ariba - Supplier Onboarding Guide

Ariba - Supplier Onboarding Guide

A guide to support suppliers through the onboarding process with Ariba.

Video tutorial:
A video tutorial for onboarding with Ariba is also available here (

See links section below for more guides for using Ariba as a supplier to South32.


Cerro Matoso Supply Portal

Cerro Matoso Vendor Portal - English (
Cerro Matoso Vendor Portal - Spanish (

Find information for new and existing suppliers to our Cerro Matoso operation in Colombia in Spanish or English.

Service Entry Sheet

Service Entry Sheet (

Used by South32 suppliers to submit claims for work completed. A Service Entry Sheet Submission Guide and FAQ is also available here.

Ariba Guides

South32 specific: Guide to using the Ariba Network with South32 (
General Ariba support and training: SAP Business Network Supplier Training (

Support for suppliers using the Ariba Network while doing business with South32.