Lung Cheong Group response to China Labor Watch report:
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Lung Cheong Group to respond to a Nov 2014 report by China Labor Watch, "Investigations on Toy Suppliers in China: Workers are still suffering". Lung Cheong Group sent the following response:
On November 18, 2014, China Labor Watch reported several toy factories in China about exploitation of labor worker, including force to overtime, pay under minimum wages, poor condition and verbal abuse by the management.
Knowing it, management of Lung Cheong Group had established an Internal Investigation team to review on related problems which reported by the China Labor Watch. On the other hand, ICTI gather Disney and TakaraTomy to make an unannounced audit to the factory. After the ICTI and other brand customers associated audit, they both reflect that the factory operation is running in normal status. According to the ICTI experts, they will publicize the audit result on their official web as below.
In addition, ICTI certification of Lung Cheong Group have been audited by BV corporation on Dec. 9, 2014 and Dec. 10, 2014, and there is no Zero Tolerance violation item, the group have generated the Corrective Action report according to the timeline of the audit corporation and granted the ICTI certification, which can be accessed from the website of ICTI.
We continue to improve our social responsibilities system to comply with ICTI care process and brand customers social responsibilities criterions.