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California Transparency in Supply Chains Act

United States of America Current 2010

The purpose of the Act is to ensure that large retailers and manufacturers (above $100,000,000 in annual worldwide gross receipts) provide consumers with information regarding their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains.

Issuer name

State of California

Issuer notes

Local Government

Government ministry


Government ministry notes

Local gov't

More information

In effect since 2012. The Act seeks educate consumers on how to purchase goods produced by companies that responsibly manage their supply chains. By doing this, California hopes to improve the lives of victims of slavery and human trafficking.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

Applies to all retailers and manufacturers doing business in CA, whether or not it is HQed there. Companies with worldwide gross receipts over $100 million and annual CA sales exceeding $500,000 and that identifies itself as a retail seller or manufacturer on its California tax return. Companies must disclose on their websites related to five specific areas: verification, audits, certification, internal accountability, and training.

Industry scope


Industry scope notes

"retail trade"

Disclosure venue

information disclosure

ESG coverage- S (Social)





United States of America


North America

Date of publication


Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


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