We Are MBC Ltd Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy
We Are MBC is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking within our business operations and supply chains. We recognise our responsibility to uphold human rights and ethical standards. This Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy outlines our commitment to combat modern slavery and human trafficking in compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
2. Policy Statement
We Are MBC is firmly against all forms of slavery and human trafficking.
We firmly condemn any such practices and will take robust actions to prevent them within our business and supply chains. We commit to:
2.1. Compliance with the Law
We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations related to slavery and human trafficking, including the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. We will actively monitor and update our practices to ensure compliance with evolving legal requirements.
2.2. Ethical Conduct
We will maintain the highest ethical standards in all our business operations and relationships. We will not engage in or support any form of slavery or human trafficking, either directly or indirectly.
2.3. Risk Assessment
We will conduct ongoing risk assessments to identify and evaluate potential risks of slavery and human trafficking within our business and supply chains. We will take steps to mitigate and manage these risks effectively.
2.4. Supply Chain Due Diligence
We will implement due diligence processes to assess our suppliers and business partners’ commitment to anti-slavery and human trafficking efforts. We will seek assurance from them that they adhere to similar principles and practices.
2.5. Supplier Contracts
We will include anti-slavery and human trafficking clauses in our supplier contracts to ensure our expectations are clear, and suppliers are held accountable.
2.6. Employee Training
We will provide training to our employees to raise awareness of slavery and human trafficking risks and empower them to identify and report any suspicious activities.
2.7. Reporting Mechanisms
We will establish effective mechanisms for reporting any concerns or suspicions related to slavery and human trafficking. Employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders will be encouraged to report any such concerns without fear of reprisal.
2.8. Investigations and Remediation
In the event of a reported concern, we will conduct thorough investigations and, if necessary, take appropriate corrective actions. These may include discontinuing relationships with suppliers or business partners involved in slavery or human trafficking.
2.9. Continuous Improvement
We will continuously monitor and assess our anti-slavery efforts, seeking opportunities for improvement. We will review and update this policy as needed to reflect changing circumstances and best practices.
The responsibility for the implementation of this policy rests with all employees and management within We Are MBC. Our senior management team is responsible for overall compliance and will provide the necessary resources and support to ensure the effective implementation of this policy.
This policy will be communicated to all employees, suppliers, and business partners. It will be made available on our website and through other appropriate channels to raise awareness and encourage transparency.
This Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy will be reviewed annually or as needed to ensure its effectiveness and alignment with our desire to eradicate slavery and human trafficking.
We Are MBC Ltd is committed to implementing and upholding the principles outlined in this policy.
1st April 2023