California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010
Under the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, retailers and manufacturers that do business in California are required to disclose certain information about their supply chain. The purpose of the California Act is to provide consumers with information regarding the efforts of retailers and manufacturers to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in their supply chains.
USG Corporation, through certain of its subsidiaries, is a leading manufacturer of building materials. USG Corporation does not manufacture goods using slavery or other human trafficking. The vast majority of USG products we sell in the United States are made in North America. Our principal products include wallboard and joint compound products sold under the SHEETROCK® Brand name as well as cement board, glass mat sheathing for exterior uses, and floor underlayments. We also manufacture and sell ceiling tile and grid in North America for sale in the United States. We do sell tools which are sourced from outside North America. While we are confident that these tools are made in compliance with the law, we are obtaining a certification from our suppliers confirming that these tools are not made using slavery, child labor or other human trafficking.
Because of the type of products that we manufacture, the raw materials used in the manufacture of our products, and the locations where those products are made, we are confident that our supply chain does not involve slavery, child labor, or other unlawful human trafficking. Although we do not conduct audits or engage in verifications of all of our suppliers, we are requiring all suppliers from outside North America to certify that the raw materials or other goods supplied to us are not made using slavery, child labor or other human trafficking. Further, appropriate supply chain personnel are aware of the U.S. Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor, published in 2011, and the countries and goods identified in the report. As a responsible manufacturer, should we have any reason to believe that a raw material supplier were engaging in slavery or other unlawful human trafficking, we would take immediate action.
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