Forced Labor Prevention Policy

Atmus Filtration Technologies is committed to social responsibility on human rights, labor rights, environmental and anti-corruption. Increasingly, governments are adopting laws aimed at eliminating forced labor from supply chains. These laws require companies to analyze the risk in their supply chains and to make disclosures regarding their efforts to ensure that their supply chains are free from forced labor. Supply chain transparency is one of the best ways to build trust between suppliers, companies and customers.

Scope

This policy applies to all suppliers and sub-tier suppliers of products and services to Atmus. For the purpose of this document, Atmus shall mean and include Atmus and its affiliates, including without limitation its joint-ventures, subsidiaries and distributors.

Policy

Atmus is a global company with a long history of respecting human rights for all people. Respect for human rights is fundamental to the sustainability of Atmus, our customers and the communities in which we operate. Atmus is committed to ensuring that people are treated with dignity and respect.

This is a global policy that affects the entire supply chain, including raw material suppliers. This policy shall provide Atmus and its suppliers with an understanding of Atmus’ requirement that all suppliers comply with all applicable forced labor prevention laws and regulations.

Atmus is committed to reducing the risk of forced labor through supply chain transparency. Atmus conducts due diligence consistent with international human rights principles related to Forced Labor and Child Labor as encompassed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labor Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. 

Atmus prohibits all forms of Forced Labor and Child Labor. 

The various forms of Forced Labor and Child Labor are herein collectively referred to as “Forced Labor” and include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Threat or force or penalty       
  • Military labor
  • Prison labor                            
  • Slave labor
  • Indentured labor                         
  • Any form of human trafficking
  • Bonded lab                                 
  • Excessive overtime
  • Child labor                       

Atmus does not tolerate any form of Forced Labor and requires its suppliers to comply with all applicable international laws and regulations. These laws include, but are not limited to, the following:    

Atmus will take strides to ensure that its suppliers and partners adopt relevant measures to mitigate forced labor risks.  Global laws and regulations require Atmus to have full transparency of its value chains from raw materials to finished goods. Atmus requires its supply partners to provide full supply chain transparency and tracing upon request, including all sub-tier information. Suppliers must certify  their compliance with Atmus Supplier Code of Conduct and applicable global laws and regulations, including but not limited to the list below:

 

We encourage all Atmus´ suppliers who interact with our company to speak up and raise a concern about potential awareness of a stopped shipment related to forced labor for any of its other customers. The supplier should notify Atmus immediately by sending an email to your Atmus Sourcing Manager at [email protected] or to our Ethics Line at atmus.com/ethicsline.

We look forward to continuing to partner with you to improve the transparency and resiliency of our supply chain by identifying opportunities and mitigating risks.