California Supply Chains Act

The California Transparency Act of 2010 (SB657) requires all large retailers and manufacturers to inform consumers of their efforts to prevent slavery and human trafficking in their direct supply chain. To this end, Adhan Retail., on behalf of its subsidiaries which import for and operate the retailers Adhan Retail and Family  (collectively “Adhan Retail”), provides the following information with regards to its position and efforts in preventing slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain. Although Adhan Retail does not own or have a financial interest in any of its supply chain vendors or facilities, Adhan Retail maintains high expectations that its supply chain has the same dedication as Adhan Retail in conducting business in a legal and ethical manner, which includes prevention of human trafficking and slavery.

1. SUPPLIER AUDITS Adhan Retail Tree requires vendor manufacturing be free from slavery and human trafficking at all stages of the supply chain. These standards are stated in Adhan Retail Tree’s Code of Ethics, which are to be followed by all vendors. Direct import vendors certify their compliance with this policy by agreeing to Adhan Retail's supplier agreements and by responding to annual surveys on slavery and human trafficking. Adhan Retail has independent third-parties along with internal team members conduct social compliance audits of its new and existing direct import vendor facilities. The social compliance audits are both announced and unannounced audits that specifically target slavery and human trafficking. The audits include inspections of the facilities, documentation review and private interviews of the workers. In addition to the social compliance audits, Adhan Retail also has independent third-parties and its internal team conduct announced and unannounced capacity and manufacturing process audits of new and existing direct import vendor facilities.

2. SUPPLIER CERTIFICATION

Adhan Retail requires vendor manufacturing be free from slavery and human trafficking at all stages of the supply chain. These standards are stated in Adhan Retail's Code of Ethics, which are to be followed by all vendors. Direct import vendors certify their compliance with this policy by agreeing to Adhan Retail’s supplier agreements and by responding to annual surveys on slavery and human trafficking.

3. VERIFICATION Adhan Retail uses its audit program, supplier agreements and surveys to verify its supply chain does not utilize slavery or human trafficking. Adhan Retail also internally evaluates potential risks by assessing its supply chain with governmental resources on slavery and human trafficking.

4. INTERNAL ACCOUNTABILITY  Adhan Retail Tree communicates its expectations regarding slavery and human trafficking in its Code of Ethics along with its vendor agreements. Any nonconforming activity by Adhan Retail vendors or associates may be anonymously reported through several different email addresses and telephone hotlines with all allegations being fully investigated. Although Adhan Retail Tree works with vendors on best practices with social compliance, Adhan Retail Tree has no tolerance regarding slavery and human trafficking.

5. TRAINING Adhan Retail Tree annually trains its associates with direct involvement in vendor management on human trafficking and slavery. This training brings awareness and understanding of the issues and includes how to look for indications of human trafficking and slavery while visiting supplier facilities. Adhan Retail  also reviews governmental resources about the risks in certain countries and for different product categories. Finally, Adhan Retail  provides its associates with reporting guidelines for any suspected incidences.  Adhan Retail is committed to ensuring its supply chain does not participate in human trafficking and slavery.