Dr Pepper Snapple Group is a leading producer of flavored beverages, with more than 50 brands synonymous with refreshment, fun and flavor. We operate within the U.S., Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean, employing approximately 19,000 people. Approximately 16,000 of our employees live and work in the U.S.
At Dr Pepper Snapple Group, our commitment to respect the rights of our employees and the people with whom we do business is fundamental to the way we conduct our operations. Our approach to human rights is guided by the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These principles are consistent with the philosophy and values of our workplace, as well as our accountability for sustaining the environment and strengthening the communities where we operate.
We respect the rights of our employees in the workplace, and we strive to ensure a safe and healthy work environment, free from harassment of any kind. We do not use child labor, and we do not tolerate discrimination. We work to ensure equal opportunity for all employees and comply with all applicable laws and regulations wherever we operate or work. We broadly communicate these policies and expectations as a part of our annual Code of Conduct training.
We have a responsibility to ensure that our suppliers do business in a manner that supports our Supplier Ethical Sourcing Code of Conduct. As part of our responsible and sustainable sourcing strategy, we are committed to working in partnership with our suppliers to ensure compliance with our supplier ethical sourcing code of conduct and to minimize risks in our supply chain.