California Transparency In Supply Chain Act
Does The Collected Group LLC make third-party verification(s) to evaluate and address human trafficking and slavery risks in product supply chains?
The Collected Group LLC regularly evaluates and addresses human trafficking and slavery risks in its product supply chains internally. All our departments that deal directly or indirectly with vendors, suppliers and sub-contractors are tasked with investigating internal or third-party reports of this nature.
Does The Collected Group LLC conducts audits of suppliers to evaluate supplier compliance with company standards for trafficking and slavery?
Through the course of 2012 The Collected Group LLC will audit its suppliers through internal and external inspections to check for compliance with company standards for trafficking and slavery in compliance with SB657.
Does The Collected Group LLC obtain certification from its direct suppliers that materials incorporated into its products comply with the laws regarding slavery and human trafficking of the country in which they are doing business?
We require every vendor to sign and acknowledge its Code of Vendor Conduct which contains certification that the materials incorporated into goods provided to the company comply with the laws regarding slavery and human trafficking.
Does The Collected Group LLC maintain internal accountability standards and procedures for employees or contractors failing to meet company standards regarding slavery and trafficking?
We are seeking to maintain internal accountability standards and procedures for any employees and/or contractor who fails to meet company standards in this regard. Our internal accountability standards and procedures are designed to immediately address employees or contractors failing to meet such standards.
Does The Collected Group LLC provide its company employees and management, who have direct responsibility for supplychain management, with training on mitigating the risks of slavery and trafficking in supply chains?
Through the course of 2012 we will provide internal training and education on the detection and enforcement procedures against slavery and human trafficking to employees and management who are directly responsible for supply chain management.