December 1, 2023

Human Rights Commitment

Commitment to Respect Human Rights and the Environment

At International Coffee Corporation, we recognize the importance of upholding and promoting human rights and protecting the environment. We believe that conducting business responsibly requires a commitment to respect the rights and dignity of all individuals, as well as to minimize the negative impact on the environment. This policy outlines our commitment to these principles and establishes the framework for conducting due diligence to maintain this commitment.

Human Rights Commitment

1. Respect for Human Rights

We are committed to upholding the fundamental human rights as outlined in international conventions and standards, including but not limited to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We respect the rights of all individuals associated with our business operations, including employees, customers, suppliers, and members of the communities in which we operate.

2. Non-Discrimination and Equality

International Coffee Corporation prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We strive to create a work environment that promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion.

3. Forced Labor and Child Labor

We unequivocally condemn forced labor and child labor in all its forms. We will not engage in or support any practices that involve the use of forced labor or exploit the labor of children.

4. Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

ICC respects the rights of employees to freely associate, join or form labor unions, and engage in collective bargaining as permitted by law.

5. Working Conditions and Fair Remuneration

We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employees. We comply with all applicable labor laws and regulations, including those relating to working hours, wages, and benefits. We strive to provide fair and competitive remuneration for our employees.

Environmental Commitment

1. Environmental Stewardship

International Coffee Corporation recognizes that our business activities have an impact on the environment. We are committed to minimizing this impact through the responsible use of natural resources, pollution prevention, carbon offsets, waste reduction, and the adoption of sustainable practices.

2. Compliance with Environmental Laws

We comply with all applicable environmental laws, regulations, and standards. We strive to go beyond mere compliance and actively seek opportunities to improve our environmental performance.

3. Climate Change Mitigation

ICC acknowledges the urgent need to address climate change and commit to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. We will set targets and implement measures to minimize our carbon footprint, promote energy efficiency, and explore renewable energy sources.

Due Diligence

1. Risk Assessment

ICC will conduct periodic risk assessments to identify and evaluate actual and potential human rights and environmental impacts associated with our business activities, supply chains, and products.

2. Stakeholder Engagement

We will engage with stakeholders, including employees, customers, suppliers, and relevant external organizations, to understand their concerns, and expectations regarding human rights and environmental issues.

3. Supplier Management

International Coffee Corporation will encourage our suppliers to adhere to similar principles and will consider human rights and environmental factors in our supplier selection and evaluation processes.

4. Training and Awareness

We will provide appropriate training and awareness programs to our employees and stakeholders to promote understanding and compliance with our human rights and environmental commitments.

5. Monitoring and Reporting

We will establish monitoring mechanisms to track our progress in implementing this policy. Regular reporting will be conducted to communicate our performance, challenges, and initiatives related to human rights and environmental matters.

Accountability and Continuous Improvement

We are committed to holding ourselves accountable for the implementation of this policy. We will continuously review and improve our practices to ensure the effectiveness of our commitment to respecting human rights and protecting the environment.

By adhering to this policy, we aim to foster a culture of responsible business conduct, contribute positively to society, and leave a sustainable legacy for future generations.

This policy is effective as of 7/14/2023 and applies to all International Coffee Corporation employees and stakeholders.

International Coffee Corporation management will ensure that this policy is communicated, understood, and implemented throughout the organization.

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