The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) is designed to increase the amount of information made available by retailers and manufacturers regarding efforts to address the issue of human trafficking and slavery.
Ergon, Inc. believes that workers at supplier facilities have the right to freely choose employment. Further, Ergon, Inc. expects that all suppliers who do business with Ergon, Inc. and its subsidiaries will comply with all applicable laws, including the laws against forced or involuntary labor. Ergon, Inc. is not aware that any of its suppliers engage in human trafficking or slavery and has not received any information suggesting that any of its suppliers engage in human trafficking or slavery. Accordingly, Ergon, Inc. does not verify its supply chains to evaluate the risks of human trafficking or slavery, audit its suppliers for compliance with or require suppliers to certify compliance with the laws regarding human trafficking and slavery, provide training related thereto or maintain internal accountability standards relating thereto.
This disclosure applies to all consolidated Ergon, Inc. subsidiaries that are California taxpayers subject to the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act.