This statement is made pursuant Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC has taken during its financial year ending in 31 December 2017 to ensure that slavery, servitude, forced or compulsatoiry labour, and human trafficking (collectively, "Modern Slavery") is not taking place in any part of its business or in its supply chains.
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC is an American company. JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC is engaged in the design, manufacturer, distribution and sale of women and men ready-to-wear, luxury bags and leather goods, and more generally luxury fashion accessories bearing JOAN DOMINIQUE's trademark of a high level of quality and style. JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC distributes its products worldwide including to retailers in Turkey.
Policies and Practices
JOAN DOMINIQUE's commitment is to act with integrity in all its business dealings and to promoted ethical conduct, to enhance compliance with applicable laws and to provide guidance with respect to business conduct. It has a number of policies. that are relevant to this commitment, which set our what JOAN DOMINIQUE expects key policies are:
1. JOAN DOMINIQUE Suppliers' Code of Conduct (Suppliers' Code of Conduct") available upon request JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC expects its suppliers to share its commitments and act in full compliance with the relevant laws, including all national, local, and international laws relating to the management of their businesses.
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC requires its suppliers to seek approval before subcontracting any part of their supply chain process and JOAN DOMINIQUE's approval subject to acceptance by the subcontractor of the Supplier's Code of Conduct and all other applicable conditions that JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC determines.
2. JOAN DOMINIQUE employee's Code of Conduct ("Employees Code of Conduct"
) available upon request The 'Employee Code of Conduct' includes relevant section on "Human Right", "sustainability" and "Behaviour in Sales & Commercial Transactions". Our Anti-modern slavery Policy reflect our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains. JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC expects its employees and suppliers to engage in and promote honest and ethical conduct, comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in thier own area and act responsibly, with due care, competence and diligence when dealing with colleagues, customers, suppliers, agents and intermediaries.
The JOAN DOMINIQUE Code of Conduct is a commitment to act to the highest standards of intgegrity, respect and engagement in thier behaviours and in the way that they conduct business every day, everywhere.
This code further states that the group companies will inform all of its commercial partners of its ethical principles and expectations and will ask its suppliers to comply with the principles set out in the Supplier's Code of Conduct. In particular, this code specifies compliance with social issues to abide, respect and adhere to the company moral and ethical values in the management of the company concerning Human Rights, working conditions and environmental issues.
Supplier & Contractor Due Diligence
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC is carefully reviewing its suppliers. Moreover, action has been put in place prior to engaging into any new contractual relationship with a supplier or contractor. JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC requires suppliers and contractors to confirm that they are complying with the Supplier's Code of Conduct.
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC reserves the right to check adherence of its suppliers and contractors to the principles set out in the Suppliers' Code of Conduct and to conduct compliance audits at any time without notice. Upon reasonable request, JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC suppliers and contractors shall supply the necessary information and grant access representatives to verify compliance with the requirements of this code. Suppliers and contractors shall further keep proper records to prove compliance with this Code and provide access to complete, original, and accurate files to JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC's representatives.
Upon reasonable request, JOAN DOMINIQUE's suppliers and contractors must improve and correct any deficiency discovered during any such audits.
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC shall use its reasonable endeavors to ensure that all its supplier and contractor template contracts contain clauses requiring said suppliers and contractors to adopt similar anti-modern slavery standards and practices.
Training and Awareness
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC is planning to conduct training for its employees to ensure legal and human compliance across JOAN DOMINIQUE. The training purpose would be to reduce risk of non-compliance through efficient processes and reliable data and reporting. All documentation, policies and updates are available to all employees.
JOAN DOMINIQUE LLC's aim is to eliminate any risk of Modern Slavery in its business operations and in its supply chains.
This statement is made pursuant to Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes CDUK's slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2017, the company's founding. It has been duly approved by our ownership.