Modern Anti Slavery Statement

Root3 Lighting’s Mordern Slavery & Human Trafficing Statement – March 2019

Introduction

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year March 2019 to February 2020.

The statement sets down Root3 Lighting Ltd.’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small.  Staff are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.

Organisational structure and supply chains

This statement covers the business activities of Root3 Lighting Ltd which are as follows:

Root3 Lighting Ltd offer robust lighting & controls solutions for commercial, Industrial, & Retail clients throughout the UK.

The Company currently operates in the following countries:

  • The company only operates in the United Kingdom.

The following is the process by which the Company assesses whether particular activities or countries are high risk in relation to modern slavery or human trafficking:

High Risk Activities

The following activities are considered to be at high risk of modern slavery or human trafficking:

Responsibility for the Company’s anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:

  • Policies: Ensuring these are up to date & regularly reviewed
  • Risk assessments: Chris McCormick is responsible for risk assessments in respect of human rights and modern by a process of
  • Due diligence: Chris McCormick is responsible for due diligence in relation to known or suspected instances of modern slavery and human trafficking.

 

Training

To ensure a good understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, the Company requires all relevant staff to be suitably trained.

 

Policies

The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.The following policies set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations:

 

  • Whistleblowing policy – the Company encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or its supply chains.
  • Employee Code of Conduct – The Code of Conduct sets down the actions and behavior expected of employees when representing the Company.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy – The Company’s CSR policy summarizes how we manage our environmental impacts and how we work responsibly with suppliers and local communities.
  • Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking

The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes building long-standing relationships with suppliers and making clear our expectations of business partners AND/OR evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier AND/OR invoking sanctions against suppliers that fail to improve their performance in line with an action plan provided by us, including the termination of the business relationship.

Performance indicators

The Company uses the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we are in ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply.

 We require all relevant staff to have completed training on modern slavery by the use of labour monitoring and payroll systems.This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The company’s management fully endorses this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement has been approved and authorised by:

Name: Chris McCormick
Position: Director
Date: 1st March 2019