We rely on a global supply chain to conduct business. It is important that our suppliers maintain high standards of quality and ethical business practices. We require a skilled labor force that can produce quality finished goods through the use of high tech capabilities and proper equipment. Considering this standard, poor working and manufacturing conditions are unacceptable.
The road to becoming a better corporate citizen requires that we take responsibility for the impacts of our upstream processes. We set a goal for 2016 to audit our largest suppliers once every three years.