Statement of Disclosure

CARDONE Industries sources globally and uses sustainable principles and practices for all of its suppliers, regardless of their respective locations.

CARDONE Industries employs experienced Supply Chain personnel who will only deal with competent companies that understand the laws and regulations of their respective locations. This applies to both national and international sources.

CARDONE Industries expects all product suppliers to fully understand their legal requirements in their countries of origin. This would include hiring and employment practices of not using forced labor, engaging in human slavery, human trafficking and abuse of their employees.

CARDONE Industries chooses its supply chain based on specific standards in all aspects of business and will not knowingly deal with any business that is involved in the degradation of human life or working conditions.

CARDONE has audits conducted to ensure that any supplier selected meets strict CARDONE standards and abides by their respective laws. CARDONE audits seek to find out if human trafficking or slave labor is involved. Supplier audits are performed before any business is conducted, which includes placing purchase orders.

CARDONE ensures that all suppliers, regardless of location, adhere to CARDONE’s strict supplier guidelines. Suppliers and potential suppliers are audited and scored on their capabilities, experience, working conditions, workforce and ethics. Only after receiving a satisfactory grade are they allowed for consideration as a potential supplier. Follow-up audits are done as needed to ensure that suppliers are staying on track with requirements.

CARDONE does not require that its supply chain provide certification stating they are following anti-slavery laws or those in regards to human trafficking, etc. CARDONE does require that each supplier or potential supplier is following their applicable laws that relate to their country of origin, including human rights laws.

CARDONE does hold all of its employees to comply with the company’s strict ethics and policies by way of Corporate Documents, which include; Business Conduct Policy, Ethical Conduct Policy, Supplier Requirement Manual, etc.

CARDONE is constantly pursuing excellence throughout its entire organization. Enhanced training is being evaluated for its employees who are involved in our Supply Chain departments.