California Natural Products (CNP) is a manufacturer as that term is defined in the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (the “Act”), California Civil Code Section 1714.43(a)(1). Accordingly, pursuant to the requirements in the Act, CNP makes the following disclosures:.
1. CNP prohibits human trafficking and slavery in its product supply chains. CNP does not engage in third-party verification to evaluate and address risks of human trafficking and slavery in its supply chains.
2. CNP requires that all direct suppliers, who provide materials or products to CNP, produce these materials and products in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as international laws, when applicable. CNP has sent to its suppliers a letter requiring their affirmation that, to the supplier’s knowledge, no human trafficking or slavery is involved in the production of materials or products supplied to CNP. CNP does not audit its suppliers, nor are audits conducted by an independent party.
3. CNP is developing internal accountability standards for employees and/or contractors who fail to meet CNP’s standards regarding human rights. Specifically, all employees will be expected to be treated fairly and in accordance with all federal, state and local laws. Any employees who are found to be in violation of these standards will be dealt with appropriately.
4. CNP is regularly audited by certain customers and regulatory bodies, and some of these audits include requirements that CNP maintain policies and/or processes to avoid human trafficking.
5. CNP is developing internal training for all California-based company employees and management, who have direct responsibility for supply chain management, regarding human trafficking and slavery and mitigating risks within supply chains.