We are committed to conducting business and creating products in an ethical manner. Our policy is designed to help foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever our Customers’ products are produced. Our Code of Conduct for Manufacturers requires all facilities involved in producing, processing, finishing, assembling or packaging branded products, product components and materials to comply with the (1)International Labor Standards Code (ILS), (2) comply with all applicable laws of the Country of Origin, the United States and the State of California (Proposition 65 & California Transparency In Supply Chains Act), and (3)use commercially reasonable efforts to comply with the Code. At a minimum, this requires the absence of (i) child labor, (ii) involuntary labor, (iii) coercion and/or harassment, (iv) discrimination, (v) serious health and safety workplace violations, (vi) interference with freedom of association and (vii) unauthorized subcontracting. In addition, facilities must provide full access to IQ and, as required, to its Customers, complete and accurate information and the physical access necessary to audit/assess compliance.
We embrace and hold true to our Customers’ standards which often rely on other sources of information and compliance including the World Bank’s Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI), the U.S. Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor, the U.S. Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons Report and amongst other sources of information.