Aesop’s California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 Statement 

Aesop is committed to operating ethically and with integrity, and to meeting our social and environmental responsibilities. We seek to engage the services of suppliers who operate in an ethical and transparent manner and agree to uphold the values of our Supplier Code of Conduct.  

Aesop strongly supports the abolition of forced labour including; human trafficking and slavery. We have a zero tolerance policy in relation to forced labour as stated in our Supplier Code of Conduct. This includes promoting and maintaining an ethical workplace for direct employees and suppliers alike.  

In accordance with our Supplier Code of Conduct, we are “committed to ensuring safe working conditions and environmentally responsible processes in our supply chain, with all workers treated with dignity and respect.” All Aesop suppliers must not only comply with local and international requirements, but also sign the Supplier Code of Conduct committing to ethical practice. 

Aesop provides training on the application of the Supplier Code of Conduct to employees sharing direct relationships with third party suppliers, and to those working in the Aesop supply chain.  

If Aesop becomes aware of credible information about any form of forced labour, human trafficking or slavery by its suppliers or vendors, it will conduct a thorough investigation and/or audit. Furthermore, where there are known risks or violations of regulations in regards to forced or child labour associated with a material or service, Aesop commits to immediate review of the business relationship, resulting in restriction or termination where it is deemed that violations have taken place. 

If you have any questions or concerns about Aesop’s policy on forced labour, human trafficking and slavery please contact aesop@aesop.com. 

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