California Transparency and Supply Chain Act
At Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. we believe the global economy and businesses like ours need to do much more to ensure that work empowers people. We believe we can, and should, play a role in increasing opportunity for people to thrive in the workplaces and the communities we touch. At Nor-Cal Beverage, we seek to promote and respect human rights across our entire value chain and believe everyone touched by our business should be treated with dignity, fairness, and respect. Our work is guided by Nor-Cal Beverage’s global human rights policies regarding Forced Labor, Child Labor, Human Trafficking and Slavery, Freedom of Association, Compensation & Benefits, Discrimination, Health & Safety, Work Hours, Environment, and Ethics which are in line with the international guiding principles on business and human rights.
We believe collaboration is critical to making progress in addressing complex and systemic human rights issues. We work with governments, businesses, and communities to advance shared goals across our value chain.
As part of our commitment to building supplier capability, we periodically engage our employees in training and awareness raising to drive continuous improvements.
All Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. suppliers are expected, at a minimum, to comply with applicable laws and regulations as well as Nor-Cal Beverage’s Supplier Code of Conduct.
If the Supplier Code of Conduct establishes a higher standard than is required by applicable law, Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. expects its suppliers to apply the Supplier Code of Conduct.
Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc., in its sole discretion, reserves the right to not initiate, to suspend or to terminate its relationship with a supplier if the supplier refuses to consent to the Supplier Code of Conduct or to take the appropriate steps to come into compliance with the Supplier Code of Conduct.
We are sensitive to the tragedies of human trafficking and slavery, and mitigating risks within the supply chains of products and request our suppliers adhere to our Supplier Code of Conduct.
We expect our first-tier suppliers to align with our Supplier Code of Conduct, including its provisions on forced labor. Under the Code, suppliers are also expected to comply with applicable laws and regulations, which include any laws related to forced labor, including modern slavery and human trafficking.
We are committed to fair labor practices within our supply chain. We comply with all applicable national and/or local laws and regulations, including but not limited to those related to labor, immigration, health and safety, and the environment. We are committed to all labor being voluntary. Our hiring practices verify all workers ages and confirm they have the legal right to work in the U.S. We are also committed to ensuring our labor contractor verifies legal age and authorization to work in the U.S. prior to assigning workers at our facilities.
We are sensitive to the tragedies of human trafficking and slavery, and mitigating risks within the supply chains of products. We provide our employees working in the supply chain with training on the potential of human trafficking and slavery within the supply chain and steps they can take if they become aware of potential human trafficking.