Modern Slavery Policy

Introduction

At ChannelPorts Ltd, we have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery, and are fully committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our operation and supply chain. We have taken concrete steps to tackle modern slavery, as outlined in our statement. This statement sets out the actions that we have taken to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to our business, and to implement steps to prevent slavery and human trafficking.

We establish a relationship of trust and integrity with all our suppliers, which is built upon mutually beneficial factors. Our supplier selection and on-boarding procedure includes due diligence of the supplier’s reputation, respect for the law, compliance with health, safety and environmental standards, and references.

MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT

Policies

ChannelPorts Ltd operates the following policies for identifying and preventing slavery and human trafficking in our operations:

Supplier due diligence

ChannelPorts Ltd conducts due diligence on all new suppliers during on boarding and on existing suppliers at regular intervals. This includes:

Our requirement of Suppliers

Our Recruitment & Employment Principles

We embrace principles supportive of equal treatment without discrimination and with the protection of employment law for all staff.

They are broadly based on principles developed by the United Nations and Institute for Human Rights and Business regarding migrant workers. However, we have chosen to extend relevant principles to all our staff.

We treat all staff equally; without discrimination and with respect for their human rights. All staff enjoy the protection of relevant UK law in respect of their employment.

In particular:-

Our Supply Chain

We also encourage our suppliers to endorse such principles to demonstrate their opposition to human trafficking and modern day slavery.