This document outlines Techbuyer’s policies regarding Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking to ensure that:
All employees are aware of their responsibilities in relation to Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
There are processes in place to identify and report any instances of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking identified by Techbuyer employees.
For the purposes of this document Modern slavery is defined as:
The recruitment, movement, harbouring or receiving of children, women, or men through the use of force, coercion, abuse of vulnerability, deception, or other means for the purpose of exploitation.
Human Trafficking is defined as:
The act of arranging, or facilitating, the travel of another person with a view to that person being exploited.
This policy applies to all persons working for us or on our behalf in any capacity, including employees at all levels, directors, officers, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, agents, contractors and suppliers.
Techbuyer has a zero-tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking. We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.
We promise to act ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships. We implement and enforce effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking do not anywhere in our supply chains.
When we appoint new contractors or suppliers, we pre-qualify them through a due diligence process. We look at company performance and history.
Techbuyer has systems in place to:
· Identify and assess potential risk areas when considering new suppliers.
· Regularly review their existing supply chains and conduct desk top audits annually
· Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in their supply chains.
· Monitor potential risk areas in their supply chains.
· Protect whistle-blowers.
Techbuyer do not use Child and Forced Labour: as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) or forced labour, where the worker cannot leave or terminate employment freely.
Techbuyer do not use Prison Labour: The use of prisoners is only acceptable if it is voluntary, compensated beyond room and board, and skills are taught for gainful employment after release.
5. Related Standards, Policies and Processes
This statement is made in accordance with to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015
Techbuyer Europe CEO