Modern slavery encompasses slavery, forced and compulsory labour, and human trafficking whereby individuals are deprived of their freedom and are exploited for commercial or personal gain as defined in the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
CKM is committed to combating slavery and human trafficking and to acting with integrity in all its dealings, relationships, and supply chains. CKM expects the same high standards from all its staff, suppliers, contractors, and those with whom it does business. This policy applies to all employees, workers, consultants, and other persons doing business with CKM.
The business acknowledges that there is a risk a supply chain entity may involve the use of a hidden or unknown subcontractor reliant on forced labour. Although the business considers the risk of modern slavery to be low, it takes its responsibilities to combat modern slavery seriously as demonstrated by its promotion and adoption of the following policy measures:
- The prevention, detection, and reporting of modern slavery in any part of its business or supply chains is the responsibility of all those working for the business or under its control.
- Appropriate due diligence processes must be carried out in relation to modern slavery which may include obligatory auditing of all key supply chain entities through accredited third-party audit institutions.
- All supply chain lines need to be continually risk assessed and managed in relation to modern slavery.
Any breaches of this policy will result in the business taking disciplinary action against individual(s) and/or terminating its relationship with any organisation or supplier.