Governance

The Responsible Health Initiative operates a membership committee, consisting of a representative from each member company. The Membership Committee meets quarterly to discuss new member applications and work on future actions for the RHI. Meetings will be facilitated by EcoVadis to ensure that confidentiality is maintained and antitrust guidelines are met.

Membership

The Responsible Health Initiative is open to companies active in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, providing that they meet certain entry requirements and share the vision and mission of the initiative.
Membership Principles and Requirements:

  • The initiative operates in accordance with industry codes of practice, anti-trust law, and applicable laws and regulations
  • The member company adopts and communicates a vision to actively engage its suppliers/third parties into a CSR performance monitoring process and strive for continuous improvement of its practices
  • The member company must have an active subscription to the EcoVadis Enterprise solution, in order to access the shared online platform and tools powered by EcoVadis.
  • A minimum level of engagement in the RHI workshops and related activities such as joint communications (website, supplier guidelines…)

Please contact us if you wish to join or find out more information.

Anti-trust statement

The members are committed to conducting all the RHI activities in compliance with the antitrust and competition laws of all applicable countries.
The members shall not enter into any discussion, activity or conduct that may infringe, on its part or on the part of its members, any applicable competition law. By way of example, members shall not discuss, communicate or exchange any commercially sensitive information, including non-public information relating to costs and revenues, trading terms and conditions with third parties, including purchasing strategy, terms of supply, use of third party information, trade programs or distribution strategy. This applies not only to discussions in formal meetings but also to informal discussions before, during and after meetings