Griffin Technology, LLC, provides this statement pursuant to its obligations under the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (SB 657).
The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 is intended to provide public information from manufacturers regarding the activities they engage in to monitor their supply chains to prevent human trafficking and slavery. These disclosures allow businesses and consumers to make more informed decisions regarding the products they choose to purchase and the companies with whom they choose to conduct business.
Griffin is committed to conducting business only with suppliers who adhere to the highest ethical standards and comply with laws and regulations applicable to their business. Griffin has undertaken actions to ensure that the services and materials provided to Griffin meet this commitment.
Prior to engagement of a supplier, Griffin evaluates the supplier through a risk-based assessment. Such assessments may include supplier questionnaires and audits of supplier facilities. Griffin expects all potential suppliers to comply with the highest ethical and quality standards.
Griffin is committed to continuous improvement in its supply chain. Griffin and its suppliers monitor business performance through periodic evaluation and review of defined performance targets and objectives.
Griffin also regularly audits suppliers to confirm compliance with supplier performance and quality standards. Audits are performed by Griffin or third parties contracted by Griffin.
Griffin has supply agreements, quality agreements and/or purchase order terms and conditions with all of its suppliers. These contracts include agreement to comply with all laws and regulations applicable to the supply of the service or material.
All Griffin employees are required to comply with Griffin’s Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and . All Griffin employees participate in annual training on the company’s Policy to ensure understanding and compliance with the requirements of the Policy. This training includes includes training on ethical decision making and upholding laws and regulations. In addition, Griffin maintains a compliance program that conducts regular audits of the requirements under the Policy, investigates potential violations of the Policy and takes disciplinary action when necessary.