CA TRANSPARANCEY ACT
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 is focused on eliminating slavery and human trafficking from global supply chains. This act requires companies that do business in California to disclose what efforts their organizations engage in to ensure their supply chain is free of human rights violations.
MACK SUPPLY CO's SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Mack Supply Company, Inc. is an ecommerce retailer with product suppliers headquartered in California. Our suppliers have implemented comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs to ensure that they operate within the highest standards of business ethics and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
As good corporate stewards, to the best of our knowledge, our suppliers do not engage in human trafficking and/or slavery. As part of our comprehensive social responsibility program, our suppliers conduct audits which serve as a starting point to understand our suppliers' compliance infrastructure. Issues such as human trafficking, slavery, forced/prison labor and child labor are zero tolerance violations and our suppliers do not condone such practices. The audits allow us to verify that all labor, at every level of the supply ch ain, is voluntary.
VERIFICATION: Verification of social responsibility standards consists of:
- Both internal and external audits
- Random onsite visits at factories
- Worker Interviews
CERTIFICATION: Certification of compliance is required:
- Key program documents such as our Code of Conduct and Supplier Handbook outline our strict social responsibility requirements
- All Suppliers that sign the Mack Supply Company Code of Conduct must adhere to our comprehensive social responsibility requirements and are to follow all law and regulations in the jurisdictions in which our products are manufactured
TRAINING: To improve our supply chain our businesses work with our suppliers on an ongoing basis through:
- Supplier training/ development; capacity building; root cause analysis and onsite visits to ensure our suppliers are meeting long- term compliance objectives
- Various forms of training to include: in person; roundtables; webinars and e-learning
REMEDIATION: Where necessary, remediation may include:
- Comprehensive corrective action plans developed with suppliers to create long-term sustainable improvements
- Root-cause analysis to drive issue resolution