We achieve our corporate goals by employing best-of-class practices in the
acquisition of goods and services and by seeking optimal value and quality at the best price
with qualified suppliers.
As a supplier, your business supports Genentech's mission and values. At Genentech, we commit
ourselves to high standards of integrity in contributing to the best interests of patients, the
medical profession, our employees and our communities. Suppliers are expected to understand and
embrace these ideas when conducting business with Genentech and the supplier's partners.
Expectations of Our Suppliers
Suppliers play an important part in our success. As such, we request that, in the course of
conducting business with Genentech, suppliers refrain from conduct that is outside our ethical
We expect our suppliers to practice the following ethical standards:
Avoid the intent or appearance of unethical or compromising conduct.
Avoid personal or business activity that could create a conflict of interest.
Protect confidential or proprietary information provided by Genentech.
Do not seek information about other Genentech suppliers (prices, services, performance,
Use the appropriate communication channels.
Do not provide gifts or entertainment of more than minimal value.
As a dynamic biotechnology company, we seek suppliers with innovative products and ideas that
will contribute to the continuing growth of our commercial, manufacturing, research, development
and business support efforts. Suppliers should provide quality products and excellent customer
service at competitive prices.
Desired Goods and Services
Audio Visual Services
Books and Subscriptions
Building Materials and Supplies
Catering and Food Services
CGMP Raw Materials
Computer Hardware, Software, Supplies and Service
Construction, Engineering, and Architectural Services
Consulting - Engineering
Consulting - Finance
Consulting - General
Consulting - Human Resources
Consulting - Information Technology
Consulting - Medical
Consulting - Scientific
Contractors (Construction and Maintenance)
Direct Mail Fulfillment
Environmental, Health and Safety Services
Exhibits and Tradeshows
Janitorial Supplies and Services
Laboratory Life Science
Laboratory Science Equipment
Maintenance, Repair, Operation (MRO) and Industrial Supplies
Metal Fabricators and Machine Shop Services
Manufacturing Process Equipment, Parts and Services