Arçelik A.Ş. establishes commercial relations with its suppliers, based on mutual trust, constructed with a sense of responsibility and communication, and having well-defined contents and limits set by the ability to compromise.

Arçelik A.Ş. mutually signs the “Purchasing Contracts” with its suppliers in order to have the working conditions bilaterally defined and provide continuity of such conditions.

The main purpose of the contracts are:

  • Bilaterally defining the working conditions,
  • Determining the measures and procedures in case they are not met 

As far as all contracts signed with the suppliers are concerned, environmental and business ethics conditions are stated with a reference to the corporate policy. In line with the corporate policy, the suppliers receive training on compliance with the Arçelik Code of Business Conduct for Suppliers to identify corrective/preventive actions for their nonconformities while the improvements made are monitored through follow-up audits. Arçelik A.Ş. has the right to terminate the contract with any supplier or ask the supplier to terminate the contract with its employees that violate the laws or act in ways that conflicts with the laws.