On January 1, 2012, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657) went into effect in the State of California. Under the law, large manufacturers and retailers are required to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking within their supply chains.
J&B Importers, Inc. (J&B) does not use and does not permit the use of human trafficking or slavery in the production of any of our products. Direct suppliers certify their compliance through a contractual provision within our supplier agreement.
J&B evaluates the risk of slavery and human trafficking by geographical region and conducts audits in areas of concern to verify supplier compliance. Audits are routine and done by the company.
All J&B employees who deal directly with our suppliers are expected to act ethically and are required to exercise due diligence in selecting suppliers. Our supply chain evaluation includes the assessment of risks in regards to forced labor, human trafficking, and slavery.
J&B administers an on-going training program on slavery and human trafficking to all employees responsible for sourcing product.