This policy outlines the efforts Bryn Mawr will make to eradicate human trafficking and slavery from its supply chains.
Bryn Mawr opposes any use of slavery or human trafficking and fully supports the promotion of ethical and lawful business practices within its workplace. We are fully committed to compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Bryn Mawr will not tolerate or condone any form or practice that constitutes human trafficking or slavery in any part of its organization.
Bryn Mawr's suppliers are an important part of its success and culture, and Bryn Mawr expects all business partners to conduct their business with the same commitment to ethical business practices as Bryn Mawr.
The workplace practices that are expected from its suppliers include:
- Suppliers are not to use slave labour, illegal child labour or forced labour
- Suppliers will ensure that the overall terms of employment are voluntary
- Suppliers shall follow all local applicable laws pertaining to minimum age requirements, wages, overtime and benefits
- Suppliers shall follow all local applicable laws pertaining to the number of hours worked in a seven (7) day week
- Suppliers will periodically certify that they conform to the expectations described above and that all materials used comply with the laws regarding human trafficking and slavery of the country or countries in which they are doing business
- Suppliers must be able to demonstrate compliance with this policy at the request and satisfaction of Bryn Mawr. Bryn Mawr will conduct internal verification of product and services supply chains to evaluate and address risks of human trafficking and slavery
- Bryn Mawr will maintain internal accountability standards and procedures for employees and contractors failing to meet company standards regarding slavery and human trafficking
- Bryn Mawr will promptly and thoroughly investigate any claim or indication that a supplier is engaging in human trafficking or slave labour. If a supplier to Bryn Mawr is found in violation of this policy, Bryn Mawr will take prompt, remedial measures to address the violation.
- Bryn Mawr will provide ongoing training to its employees (including those who have direct responsibility for supply chain management), on the laws and Bryn Mawr’s policy against human trafficking and slavery
This Policy was approved by the Managing Director and is issued on a version controlled basis under his signature on 1st February 2022.