International Coffee & Tea, LLC doing business as The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is committed to lawful, ethical and fair business practices. We have implemented the following practices to ensure the fair treatment of workers throughout our supply chain:
- Our sourcing practice includes an analysis of each supplier and an assessment of their alignment with our guiding principles.
- Our purchasing agreements require all suppliers to comply with applicable laws within the country of business.
- We maintain and enforce internal accountability standards and procedures for employees and vendors regarding slavery and human trafficking. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has a zero tolerance policy for slavery and human trafficking practices and in the case of non-compliance by an employee or supplier, will terminate the business relationship.
- Those individuals at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, who are responsible for supply chain management, are trained to recognize and report potential risks for slavery and human trafficking throughout the supply chain.