Governance and Policies

As a non-profit organization working closely with people and data, we adhere to a set of policies that help us make decisions and protect the communities we serve.


OS Hub is a neutral, 501c3 non-profit organization, incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA. Its global multi-stakeholder board of directors has representation from civil society, unions, the open data sector, manufacturing groups, multi-stakeholder initiatives and corporations.


Open Supply Hub regularly publishes and updates policies relating to its operations, tool and data. Where applicable, these policies are developed in consultation with, and approved by, the OS Hub Board of Directors.

Access to OS Hub

Free/Discounted API Access

Who qualifies for free/discounted API access and how:

Verified Sources and Attributable Data

OS Hub policy for contributions by verified sources:

Data in OS Hub

Facility Closure Policy

Processes and policy for marking facilities as closed:

Moderation Policy

Processes and policies for moderating OS Hub:



Learn more about how OS Hub is governed:

Conflict of Interest Policy

Providing a standard and process to disclose any potential conflicts of interest


Safeguarding Policy

Ensuring OS Hub staff, operations, and programs or services do no harm to children and adults at-risk, nor expose them to abuse or exploitation:

Whistleblower Policy

Encouraging and enabling employees & other stakeholders to raise serious concerns anonymously:

Terms and Conditions

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