Statement on the Modern Slavery Act
Wincanton takes its ethical standards and conduct very seriously and sets out the Group’s requirements for suppliers in procurement and ethics policies. The Group are committed to requiring our supply chain understand our standards and expectations on anti-bribery and corruption, legal compliance and ethical conduct.
This statement is provided in compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the Group’s approach to prohibiting any form of forced labour, slavery or human trafficking throughout its supply chain.
Wincanton have reviewed its employment and procurement activities in line with the legislative requirements and confirm the following steps have been, or are in the process of being, undertaken:
Wincanton will continue to regularly review policies and processes to elevate standards and conduct with regard to ethical and social responsibility in our supply chain and business, for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. Further detail and progress on the steps outlined above will be made in the Annual Report next year and published online simultaneously.
The Directors approved the above statement on 8 June 2016.
Group Legal Director & Company Secretary
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