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Is the payment of a fair wage (based on fair trade standard or local living standard) to workers for a majority of Significant Suppliers verified or certified? 1. Neither verified nor certified
2. Verified by the company
3. Certified as part of a product or production process certification or certified by another third-party
4. Other (describe)
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Does the company's Supplier Code of Conduct policy specifically holds the company's suppliers accountable to the following areas of social and environmental performance? 1. Working hours
2. Freely chosen employment
3. Compensation
4. Child labor
5. Freedom of association
6. Health & safety
7. Use of materials
8. Product's environmental impact
9. Information on how the Code will be monitored and reviewed (self-audits, site visits, etc.)
10. N/A - No Supplier Code of Conduct
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In the cases where suppliers were not yet adhering to the supplier code of conduct, which of the following remediation practices have been implemented before determining whether to terminate relationship? 1. Company has fully disclosed to the public any material breaches of conduct by suppliers that have occurred in the past 5 years
2. Company formulated a corrective action plan with suppliers with goals and timeline for improvement
3. Company provided training and education to address non-compliance and poor performance
4. Company required a time period for suppliers to make changes to adhere to code of conduct or otherwise terminated contract
5. N/A - No Supplier Code of Conduct
6. None of the above
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Which suppliers are assessed for Supplier Code of Conduct compliance at least every other year? Check all that apply. 1. All primary suppliers of core products or principal raw materials
2. All primary suppliers of non-core products
3. All sub-contractors responsible for the majority of an order
4. None
5. N/A - No Supplier Code of Conduct
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What % of Significant Suppliers (on currency basis) are made transparent on the company's website? 1. 0%
2. 1-49%
3. 50-79%
4. 80%+
5. Don't know
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What % of Significant Suppliers (on currency basis) are subjected to regular quality assurance reviews or audits? 1. 0-49%
2. 50-62%
3. 63-75%
4. >75%
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Please indicate if the following statements are true regarding if the company has experienced any of the following in the past 5 years. Check all that apply. If the statement is true, select "True." If false, select "False." 1. Company and Significant Suppliers have not had an operational or on-the-job fatality
2. Company and Significant Suppliers' sites have not experienced any accidental discharges to air, land or water of hazardous substances
3. No construction or operation of company and Significant Suppliers' facilities resulted in physical resettlement or economic displacement involving 5,000 or more people near your facility
4. No construction or operation of company and Significant Suppliers involved large scale land acquisition
5. No construction or operation of company and Significant Suppliers involved large scale land conversion and/or degradation
6. No construction or operation of company and Significant Suppliers involved the construction or refurbishment of dams
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