The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 and the United Kingdom Modern Slavery Act require certain businesses to disclose efforts to eliminate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains. The disclosure is intended to provide consumers with information that will allow them to make more informed decisions about the goods they are purchasing.
As a leader in the production of fresh fruits and vegetables, Dole strives to model exceptional business practices. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability has been a part of how Dole does business for decades--our first Corporate Responsibility program dates back to 1924 with the construction of the Vicente d’Antoni Hospital in Honduras. As a company that operates in many developing countries, Dole has focused on empowering its workers, enhancing their communities and protecting their surrounding environment