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Scottish Leather Group has already taken steps with our supply chain to determine the origin of any potential conflict minerals ( 3TG ) and work closely with them to actively seek to identify and eliminate the use of conflict minerals or support armed conflict or violence . We continue to demonstrate that our raw hide sourcing displays total transparency and traceability as independently audited . This has recently included the application of blockchain techniques .
We are committed to ensuring that there is transparency and fairness in all areas of our business . Key areas of focus have included the issue of modern slavery in our supply chain , and we require our contractors and suppliers to follow the same high standards that we hold ourselves to . We ensure that our staff are trained to look for indicators that could point to human exploitation and if there is any suspicion , however small , it is reported . No incident has been evident or reported from within our supply chain .
Our materiality assessment cemented our existing understanding of key priorities :
How we do business
Sustain growth
Material topics Transparency & Traceability of Raw Materials Ethical Sourcing & Animal Welfare Responsible Supplier Relationships Product Quality Customer Experience
Our commitment to The United Nations Global Compact ( UNGC ) requires adherence to all of the SDG principles and supply chain governance .
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