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Our Red Cube Shared Values

McGraw Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators and professionals improve results. Our vision is to unlock the full potential of each learner and our mission is to accelerate learning through intuitive, engaging, efficient and effective experiences – grounded in research. Our suppliers play an integral role in McGraw Hill achieving our vision and accomplishing our mission. These Four Shared Values unite us and are at the heart of our supplier relationships:


We are committed to providing exceptional service and leading solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations. We deliver on our promises and build lasting relationships with our customers.


We are passionate about building and providing exceptional tools that deliver value and improve learning outcomes for our customers.


We conduct business with the highest levels of integrity. We are honest, open and respectful in dealings with our customers.


We empower educators and learners by delivering personalized learning experiences and unique solutions that promote more effective and efficient learning.

Supplier Diversity

Our Program & Commitment

Supplier Diversity programs are defined as a proactive program that promotes and encourages the procurement of goods and services from diverse businesses, while delivering broader societal benefits through economic opportunity. Our Supplier Diversity program creates opportunities for McGraw Hill to partner, and form relationships, with certified diverse suppliers to add value to our businesses and provide innovative solutions supporting our business needs, while maintaining our standards for excellence, effectiveness, and efficiency.


McGraw Hill is pleased to announce that we are moving to a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform next month!  Oracle Supplier Portal.

What to expect during the transition from Ariba to Oracle?

To make sure this process is as smooth as possible, MH will impose a blackout period for all purchase order creation, invoice processing, payment issuance, and supplier maintenance activities. Please make note of the following important dates:

  • Last day to submit invoices for processing - March 20, 2023
  • Last day MH will create/amend Ariba PO’s - March 22, 2023
  • MH to disable Ariba Network - March 24, 2023
  • Last day MH will issue payments (from current ERP) - March 29, 2023

Doing Business with McGraw Hill

Supplier Portal

The Supplier Portal is an online application through Oracle SaaS that offers full control over your data and provides a direct line of communication to the McGraw Hill team. This new platform will be available to all suppliers and royalty recipients.

All payees that are currently doing business with McGraw Hill will be provided access to the supplier portal. The registration link will be sent to the email address on file.

Benefits of the self-service portal for both suppliers and authors include:

  • A centralized platform enabling supplier self-service registration and maintenance of your account with us (e.g., Address Change, Electronic Fund Transfer Request/Changes, etc.)
  • Payment History inquiry
  • Simple navigation, with an intuitive look and feel
  • FREE to use and available 24/7

Additional benefits of the self-service portal for suppliers:

  • Ability to view, manage and confirm Purchase Orders
  • Invoice creation and submission
  • Invoice and Payment Status inquiry

Supplier Portal Resources

Contractor Talentsource

McGraw Hill is partnered with market leading Managed Service Provider (MSP), AgileOne, to assist in managing US Contingent Labor needs. All US Contingent Labor operate through SAP Fieldglass for requisition, contract, and payment requirements.


The following types of suppliers are defined as McGraw Hill Contingent Labor categories for the US and are required to operate through our MSP/VMS process:

Traditional Temporary/Staff Augmentation Workers; hourly workers that are working for McGraw Hill through a staffing agency or a professional services organization by either the recruited workforce method or directly pay-rolling pre-identified individuals. Temporary workers are typically paid hourly and are expected to submit hourly timesheets through the VMS for McGraw Hill approval.

Small Suppliers;Also known as Independent Contractors/Freelancers that operate an Independently owned business or are considered a Sole Proprietor with 0-8 W-2 employees. Small Suppliers are expected to provide resources to complete a project within a specific short-term timeframe.

Questions: Any questions please direct them to the McGraw Hill MSP program partner, AgileOne, at

Contractor TalentSource Resources


Accounts Payable

Payment Schedule:
McGraw Hill disburses payments to our suppliers and authors on a weekly basis according to standard payment terms (as noted in the table).

Accounts Payable Helpdesk

Standard Payment Terms

Supplier Types

Net 30

Small Suppliers (8 employees or less) / Independent Contractors / Individuals



Net 60

All Other Suppliers

Supplier Standards

Supplier Code of Business Ethics

McGraw Hill enjoys a worldwide reputation for integrity, honesty and good faith across all dealings. We are committed to conducting business in accordance with the highest standards of business ethics and in accordance with applicable laws. This Supplier Code of Business Ethics ("Code") sets out the principles and expectations we have of our suppliers in conducting business.

As one of McGraw Hill's suppliers, we require that you understand the requirements of this Code, operate in accordance with the expectations outlined and comply, at a minimum with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and standards within the geographies in which you operate. In instances where standards outlined in this Code differ from local laws, you must respect these standards within the framework of the applicable local laws. If this Code conflicts with the terms of your contract with us, the contract terms will prevail.

Bribery and Anti-Corruption.
McGraw Hill prohibits bribery and corruption in any form. McGraw Hill complies with all applicable anti-corruption, anti-bribery and similar acts of countries applicable to our activities, including but not limited to the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act 2010, and we expect our suppliers to do the same. Our suppliers must conduct business ethically and with the highest level of integrity and shall not take any action that would cause them to be in violation of this Code or applicable anti-corruption laws.

You will treat all non-public information relating to McGraw Hill, including any information obtained by you during the course of providing services to McGraw Hill, as confidential information, including any non-public information about McGraw Hill's financial performance, trade secrets, products, plans, customers, employees, or business partners. You will not use McGraw Hill's confidential information for any purpose other than the performance of the services for McGraw Hill, and you will not disclose confidential information to any other person except to other McGraw Hill suppliers or employees who have a need to know such information.

McGraw Hill takes the privacy and security of personal and sensitive information of our customers and employees seriously, and we expect our Suppliers to do the same by meeting the data protection and privacy requirements as defined in our agreements. Please also refer to McGraw Hill's Privacy Center.

Representing McGraw Hill.
You will not contact any person or entity to seek personal gain or other benefits by claiming that you represent McGraw Hill. Under no circumstances will you act as an agent or representative of McGraw Hill on social media.

Labor. You do not and will not discriminate against or harass any McGraw Hill customer, employee, or other supplier on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other unlawful basis. You do not and will not engage in illegal or inhumane labor practices, including the use of forced or child labor, or otherwise engage in slavery or human trafficking. Please also refer to MHE's Modern Slavery Statement.



Anti-Corruption Standards

You will not take any action that would violate the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act 2010, any anti-corruption or similar act of any country applicable to your activities, and any rules or regulations thereunder, and any established corporate policies of McGraw Hill regarding foreign business practices ("Anti-Corruption Laws") or these Anti-Corruption Standards. As one of McGraw Hill's suppliers, you and your employees, agents and affiliates will comply with these Anti-Corruption Standards.

Anti-Corruption Laws.
You will comply with Anti-Corruption Laws. You will not take any action that would cause you to be in violation with Anti-Corruption Laws, including, without limitation, the use of any corporate funds for unlawful contributions, gifts, entertainment or other expenses or payments relating to political activity; making, attempting to make, offering, or authorizing any unlawful payment, thing of value, bribe, rebate, payoff, influence payment, kickback or other similar unlawful payment to a "Foreign Official" (including, without limitation, any officer or employee of a government at any level or of a controlled enterprise thereof or of a public international organization, or a person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any such government or public international organization, or a candidate for political office, or a political party or party official), for the purpose of influencing an act or decision (including a decision not to act) or inducing such a person to use his or her influence to affect any such governmental act or decision to obtain, retain, or direct any business or otherwise as prohibited by any applicable Anti-corruption Laws.

You will not give or promise to give anything of value either directly or indirectly to any person to improperly obtain or retain business, gain improper business advantage or improperly influence any business decision. This prohibition applies whether the intended recipient works in the public or private sector. You will not accept or agree to accept anything of value in exchange for influencing a business decision or where the recipient would be placed under a real or perceived obligation to the giver.

Record Keeping.
You will not make false or misleading entries in your books (including entries that fail to reflect improper transactions), make entries that are falsified to disguise improper transactions or fail to record payments made by or to you.

McGraw Hill may select an independent third party to conduct an audit to certify that you comply with these Anti-Corruption Standards, as set forth in the audit section of the agreement(s) between you and McGraw Hill regarding your provision of services to McGraw Hill.

Supplier Status.
You are not owned wholly or in part by a government, any agency or instrumentality thereof, or any government official. None of your owners, partners, officers, directors, or employees, or any of your affiliates is an official or employee of the government or affiliated with an individual or entity that is on the United States Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN). You will provide written notice to McGraw Hill if your status changes.


Reporting Breaches

Any failure to comply with McGraw-Hill's Supplier Code of Business Ethics or Anti-Corruption Standards should be reported to McGraw-Hill immediately.

If you have reason to believe that a supplier working on behalf of McGraw-Hill may have violated McGraw-Hill's Supplier Code of Business Ethics or Anti-Corruption Standards, or otherwise have reason to believe that such person has engaged in ethical or legal misconduct, report such violations to McGraw-Hill at –

1-888-415-8381 (US).


To the extent possible, any report submitted to McGraw-Hill will be treated as confidential and anonymous.