Modern Slavery Statement

Carmet Tug Company Ltd’s (Carmet) efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain and own business include the following.

Supply Chain

Written policies and procedures

Carmet strictly prohibits the user of slavery or human trafficking in its direct supply chain.

Our supply chain vetting process will require that the Carmet’s supply chain validates their compliance with the Modern Slavery Act as part of the application process, with regard to issues of forced labour, slavery and human trafficking.

Contractual Obligations

No supplier is engaged by Carmet until they have completed a ‘Supply Chain Assessment Questionnaire’, which is then subsequently vetted. This ensures that they will adhere to the guidelines and expectations that Carmet would expect. Carmet contractual arrangements make reference to the approval process and the evidence submitted by the supplier, and thus mandate the necessary level of compliance with Legislation; Codes of Practice; International, National and Client Standards.

Supply Chain Monitoring

Carmet reserves the right at any time to monitor its suppliers for compliance against agreed contractual requirements, including and not limited to the Modern Slavery Act.

Compliance with the Modern Slavery Act by Carmet’s supply chain will be undertaken using the following means:

Violations

Carmet has a zero-tolerance policy towards violations of the laws banning forced labour, slavery and human trafficking.

Carmet will terminate suppliers for a single violation.

Our Own Business

Written policies and procedures

Carmet’s employment handbook details the rules and procedures by which we should treat fellow employees. This includes…

Employee Training

Carmet conducts briefings for all employees to emphasise the importance of acting with integrity and in line with our own internal values. Guidance regarding the Modern Slavery Act is incorporated into company training sessions and documentation.

Human Rights

Carmet pledges to monitor its position with regard to Human Rights Compliance to ensure that all areas of its business are compliant with current legislation, International Human Rights Standards and our own internal values.

We strive constantly to ensure that all employees are treated in a fair and transparent manner. This includes adherence to the Working Time Directive and the Minimum Wage.

Violations

Carmet’s disciplinary policy details the processes to be followed, if any employees are found to be involved in any breach of the law with regard to forced labour, slavery and human trafficking.

Carmet will continue to update its policies and procedures as required to ensure it maintains appropriate safeguards against any mistreatment of persons involved in its supply chain or own business.

Queries

Any questions relating to this policy or the Company’s approach to this issue should be directed via our contact page.

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