Slavery and human trafficking remain a hidden blight on our global society. We all have a responsibility to be alert to the risks. Platinum Brands is committed to ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere within our businesses or our supply chain.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Platinum Brand’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the current financial year.
Platinum Brands operates within the media industry.
OUR SUPPLY CHAINS
Our supply chain includes:
- Printers and finishing houses
- Subscription and mailing houses
- Technology suppliers
- Professional Services
- Facilities services
- Suppliers of promotional material/items
- International Distributers
OUR POLICIES ON 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. Our Supplier Conduct Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
Our objective is to ensure that we only work with suppliers who treat their obligations towards modern slavery with the same importance as we do.
DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we have systems in place to:
Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains
Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains
Monitor potential risks areas in our supply chains
Protect whistle blowers
SUPPLIER ADHERENCE TO OUR VALUES
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. We expect contractors and all those in our supply chain to comply with our Supplier Conduct Policy.
Our supplier terms and conditions require suppliers to comply with our Supplier Conduct Policy thereby reducing the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain. We undertake an audit annually requiring our suppliers to confirm their compliance.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we will communicate our Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and provide annual training to all members of staff.
We have policies in place to ensure that we meet our responsibilities to respect and protect human rights, including in relation to modern slavery, including policies covering: access to information; safety, security and wellbeing; access to grievance and remedies; discrimination and human rights.