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Honesty. Integrity. Quality.

DDBS is committed to ethical and sustainable sourcing in every aspect of operations and supply chain management. We have a dedicated team which conducts audit of supplier certifications, coaching/mentoring, proprietary audits and unannounced monitoring.

All production suppliers are also required to achieve and maintain both DDBS compliance and those of the individual buyers/customers as well. Through the combined efforts of our team members, we ensure that all facets of our supplier network support and uphold human rights to the fullest extent possible. Learn More.

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Manufacturing Facilities Audit

At DDBS, we prioritize legal compliance, ethical labor practices, and environmental responsibility to deliver high-quality products. Our commitment to these principles is reflected in the comprehensive assessment we conduct on our manufacturing partners. Here's an overview of the key aspects we evaluate to ensure that our factories operate ethically, legally, and sustainably:


Legal Compliance

  • Verify adherence to all applicable laws, regulations, and standards in the country of export.

  • Confirm business registration, licenses, permits, and compliance with labor laws.


Health and Safety


Labor Standards

  • Ensure fair wages, reasonable working hours, and safe working conditions.

  • Verify compliance with international labor standards, addressing issues like child labor, forced labor, and discrimination.


Environmental Compliance

  • Confirm the implementation of proper health and safety measures.

  • Assess factors such as ventilation, fire safety systems, emergency exits, and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Evaluate adherence to environmental regulations and sustainable practices.

  • Check for compliance in waste management, pollution control, water and energy conservation, and proper chemical handling.


Social Compliance

  • Examine the factory's social responsibility practices, including workers' rights protection and engagement with local communities.

  • Ensure alignment with social compliance standards like SA8000.


Quality Management

  • Assess the quality management system to ensure alignment with international standards.

  • Look for certifications such as ISO 9001, indicating a commitment to high-quality production.


Supply Chain Transparency

  • Verify transparency in the supply chain, including traceability of materials and adherence to compliance standards by suppliers.

  • Ensure prevention of unauthorized subcontractors.


Independent Audits and Certifications

  • Prioritize factories undergoing regular independent audits by reputable third-party organizations.

  • Seek certifications from recognized bodies such as WRAP, Fair Trade, or others to guarantee compliance.

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