Companies complying with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2012 disclose that
mecrob strives to maintain an ethical work environment that promotes dignity and respect and is committed to positive labor and environmental practices in its own facilities and those of suppliers. The California Supply Chain Transparency Act of 2012 requires retailers and manufacturers doing business in California to disclose their efforts to eliminate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains to the tangible goods they sell. mecrob has made the following disclosures as required by the Act and regarding its efforts to eliminate slavery and human trafficking in the direct supply chain of the tangible goods it sells, and confirms that: mecrob employs the following practices:
mecrob's policies and standards require its suppliers to avoid the direct or indirect use of forced labor and any form of human trafficking. Suppliers must demonstrate that they adhere to mecrob's policies and standards.
Suppliers must demonstrate compliance with mecrob's policies and standards prohibiting the use of forced labor and human trafficking by allowing social and environmental audits. mecrob reserves the right to make unannounced visits to all facilities that manufacture/handle our products at any time when we have reason to believe that our supplier agreement has been violated. These audits are conducted by mecrob employees and independent third-party audit firms.
mecrob requires its suppliers to agree to a supplier agreement that includes a requirement that they comply with all applicable laws and regulations, provide a safe and hygienic workplace free from harassment and discrimination, and certify that the products they supply contain materials that are not sourced from mecrob, and They will not and will not knowingly engage in any forced labor, slavery or human trafficking. The Supplier Agreement is intended to clarify that mecrob does not intend to do business with suppliers engaged in slavery and human trafficking.
mecrob requires its employees to represent it and to act ethically at all times. mecrob seeks to develop and maintain internal accountability standards and procedures regarding slavery and human trafficking for employees and contractors, and has made it clear that mecrob is not involved in and does not intend to do business with suppliers engaged in slavery and human trafficking. As part of these standards and procedures, mecrob will advise its employees and contractors to bring any suspected supplier issues involving slavery and human trafficking to the attention of mecrob management. Possible violations will investigate mecrob's policy against slavery and human trafficking and take appropriate action, including possible termination of the violator 's relationship with mecrob.
mecrob will provide regular training to its staff and officers responsible for supply chain management. This training will provide information on human trafficking and slavery and familiarize them with identifying slavery and human trafficking issues and addressing the risks of mitigating such issues in their product supply chains.