The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act requires certain companies manufacturing or selling products in California to disclose their efforts to address the issues of human trafficking and slavery in their supply chain and efforts to eradicate each of these from their supply chain. In accordance with our Code of Conduct and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy, we seek out suppliers that demonstrate the same principles regarding human rights and ethical conduct.
With a few exceptions, the products that Accudyne companies purchase from suppliers do not fall in the classes of products that the U.S. Department of Labor has identified in its List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Force Labor and, to date, Accudyne has not observed activity within its supply chain that would trigger any human trafficking or slavery concern. Accordingly, Accudyne does not consider human trafficking and slavery to be a significant risk for its supply chain. Accudyne companies’ standard purchase order terms require our suppliers to comply with applicable laws and regulations in supplying products to them. Therefore, we do not verify their supply chain or audit suppliers specifically to evaluate risks of human trafficking and slavery or require their suppliers to certify specifically that products supplied to them were not produced with child labor or slave labor.
Although Accudyne’s Code of Conduct and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy apply to all Accudyne employees, they do not include any standards specific to human trafficking and slavery and Accudyne does not provide training to its employees on human trafficking and slavery. However, the policies require compliance with the laws, rules and regulations of every country in which Accudyne does business, which would include laws on human trafficking and slave labor. In addition, the policies obligate Accudyne employees to act in every respect with honesty, fairness and integrity. Accudyne employees receive training on the standards and behavior expected of them under these policies.