ELSOPHIA, LLC, including its affiliates and subsidiaries (“ELSOPHIA”), aims to develop and maintain strong relationships with manufacturers, vendors, and other suppliers that supply the products that ELSOPHIA sells (“suppliers”). To ensure those relationships are grounded in mutual respect of our shared values, we require our suppliers to fully comply with our Supplier Code of Conduct below, which demonstrates ELSOPHIA’s commitment to doing business in an ethical, responsible, and thoughtful manner.
ELSOPHIA SUPPLIER CODE OF CONDUCT
Under our Supplier Code of Conduct, ELSOPHIA suppliers must:
Legal Compliance: Meet or exceed the requirements of all applicable laws, regulations, and standards where we and they do business, including, without limitation, all applicable health and safety, environmental, and human rights laws.
Responsible Sourcing: Not conduct or commission animal testing of any of our products, including, without limitation, ingredients or formulations of such products, and not purchase from providers that do not comply with the same standard.
Underage Labor: Not employ child labor. “Child” is defined as anyone under the age of 15 (or 14 where the law of the country permits), or under the minimum age of employment in the country, whichever is greater.
Forced Labor: Not use any kind of forced or compulsory labor, including, without limitation, slave, prison, indentured, bonded, or trafficked labor.
Human Rights: Treat their employees with respect, compassion, and dignity, and not engage in any form of harassment or abuse, be it physical, sexual, psychological, or verbal.
Working Hours: Respect the local legal limits on work hours, or if there are none, not exceed 60 hours per week at most except under extraordinary circumstances. Employees must have at least one day off per week. paid at least the local minimum wage or the prevailing industry wage, whichever is higher.
Discrimination: Not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender, transitioning, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by applicable laws.
Freedom of Association: Respect the right of employees to freely associate and comply with all applicable laws governing employees’ rights to seek adequate representation.
Health and Safety: Uphold high standards for clean, safe, and healthy work environments for their employees, including any residential facilities, and maintain protections from exposure to hazardous conditions or materials.
Environment: Demonstrate compliance with all applicable environmental laws, as well as a regard for preserving the environment.
Anti-corruption and Bribery: Comply with all applicable anti-bribery and corruption laws and regulations, including, without limitation, the USA Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act, and prevent improper payments made to obtain or retain any business.
Subcontracting: Ensure their subcontractors, including, without limitation, providers, comply with our Supplier Code of Conduct.
Last updated: September 27, 2019