The violation happens when potential best bids are being excluded from the search process in order to favor an existing supplier. Adopting and/or requiring specification of products and services favoring a particular SVC should be avoided. Some justified strategic partnerships such as reciprocal arrangements with corporate clients may be approved but transparency in such transactions
While the dealings with bidders and SVC’s are to be held in confidence to protect the SVC’s information, the process and transaction shall be fully documented and accounted for fairly and accurately.
The company values its relationship with its suppliers, vendors, and contractors. The SVC policy is intended to promote the same values of integrity, fairness, transparency, and accountability in the conduct of our business. This is in keeping with the company’s interest of upholding of the highest professional standards in business practices and ethics in the