Retailers and manufacturers from across the country should be aware of the requirements of California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act (“Supply Chains Act”). The law’s primary goal is to ensure that consumers receive information about the supply chains of certain retailers and manufacturers.
Specifically, the Supply Chains Act requires that any manufacturer or retailer with at least $100 million in worldwide revenue that conducts a threshold amount of business in California disclose on its website the level of effort taken to eradicate human trafficking and slavery from its direct supply chain. Although the Supply Chains Act focuses on reporting (it does not require any affirmative action on the part of retailers or manufacturers), subject companies should review their disclosures and ensure that they are compliant.
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