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GENERAL STA NDARD DISCLOSURES STAT US REPORT REFERENCE /NOTES G4-29: Date of most recent previous report (if any). We published “Future Tense”, our 2012 Corporate chapter 6 | reporting Consciousness Report, in 2013. G4-30: Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial). Annual G4-31: Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents. Ashley Orgain, Mission Advocacy and Outreach Manager, 60 Lake Street, Burlington, VT 05401 tel: 802-540-3484; email: responsibility@seventhgeneration.com G4-32: “In accordance” option: a. Report the ‘in accordance’ option the organization has chosen. b. Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option. c. Report the reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured. GRI recommends the use of external assurance but it is not a requirement to be ‘in accordance’ with the Guidelines. Core option; Pure Strategies has independently verified our environmental data. G4-33: Assurance: a. Report the organization’s policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report. b. If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, report the scope and basis of any external assurance provided. c. Report the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers. d. Report whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization’s sustainability report. Seventh Generation has never sought external assurance for its Corporate Consciousness Reports due to time and resource constraints. GOVER NANCE G4-34: Report the governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts. See Governance ETH ICS AND INTE GRITY G4-56: Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics. The company developed a Supplier Code of Conduct in 2013 that is based on the SA 8000® Social Accountability Standard and contains an ethics section. We are rolling this out to our suppliers and developing related procedures and establishing accountability. Our Executive Leadership Team and our CEO hold responsibility for adherence to our ethical standards. See Values, Employees, Ethics. MATER IAL ASPECTS AND SPECIFIC STA NDARD DISCLOSURES STAT US REPORT REFERENCE /NOTES EC ONOMIC G4-EC4: Financial assistance received from government None


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