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California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Disclosure

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Disclosure

Last updated: 9 August 2023

Snom (together with group of companies of VTech Holdings Ltd.) makes this disclosure pursuant to the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010, a law designed to increase the amount of information manufacturers and retailers make public regarding their efforts to address the issue of slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains.

At Snom, we are committed to conducting our business in a lawful and ethical manner, and we expect the same from our suppliers. As part of this commitment, we have no tolerance for slavery or human trafficking in our supply chain.

Snom has taken the following steps to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from its supply chain:

Verification. Snom strives to establish and maintain close working relationships with its suppliers. Snom does not rely upon third parties to verify its product supply chains in order to evaluate and address risks of slavery and human trafficking.

Supplier Audits. Snom's own factory in China is audited frequently by major U.S. retailers, partly for the purpose of establishing compliance with applicable laws, as well as their own corporate policies on employment and workplace standards. Snom also has a program to conduct announced audits of its suppliers by its in-house designated team including Quality Assurance Team.

Certification. While Snom does not require its suppliers to certify that materials incorporated into their products comply with the slavery and human trafficking laws of the countries where they are doing business, Snom's standard purchasing agreement includes requirements that our suppliers to comply with all applicable laws, including laws that govern slavery, human trafficking, and other exploitative labor practices.

Internal Accountability. All Snom employees are required to comply with our written, company-wide ethical code, which promotes honest and ethical conduct, as well as legal and regulatory compliance. Snom’s ethical code requires all employees to follow all applicable laws, including those prohibiting forced labor or trafficking.

Employee Training and Accountability. We provide training on human rights for our employees, employees that interact with suppliers are expected to report any potentially unlawful or unethical conduct that comes to their attention, including the presence of slavery or human trafficking in Snom’s supply chain. Under our Whistleblower Policy, any such report will be promptly and appropriately investigated.

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