myOrb anti-slavery and trafficking policy statement
Anti-slavery and trafficking statement
This statement is made on behalf of Myorb Limited pursuant to the section 54(1) of
the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and comprises our slavery and human trafficking
Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain.
The Company, Myorb Limited, has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery, and we are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery is not taking place anywhere in our own business or in any of our supply chains.
We are also committed to ensuring there is transparency in our own business and in our approach to tackling modern slavery throughout our supply chains, consistent with our disclosure obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking
in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery and Human
Trafficking Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and
controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our
business and in our supply chains.
Responsibility for the policy
Myorb Limited has overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with our legal and ethical obligations, and that all those under our control comply with it.
Myorb Limited has primary and day-to-day responsibility for implementing this policy, monitoring its use and effectiveness, dealing with any queries about it, and auditing internal control systems and procedures to ensure they are effective in countering modern slavery.
Management at all levels are responsible for ensuring those reporting to them understand and comply with this policy and are given adequate and regular training on it and the issue of modern slavery in supply chains.
You are invited to comment on this policy and suggest ways in which it might be improved.
Comments, suggestions and queries are encouraged and should be addressed to the Managing Director and be sent to:
Surrey Research Centre, 40 Occam Rd
Communication and awareness of this policy
Training on this policy, and on the risk our business faces from modern slavery in its supply chains, forms part of the induction process for all individuals who work for us, and updates will be provided using established methods of communication between the business and you.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human
trafficking in our business, in our supply chains and in our business partners, we
provide relevant in-house training to our colleagues. Under our Supplier Code of
Conduct we also require our business partners to provide regular and relevant
training to their staff and suppliers and providers.
Our zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery must be communicated to all suppliers, contractors and business partners at the outset of our business relationship with them and reinforced as appropriate thereafter.
Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking
As part of our initiative to identify, monitor and mitigate against industry risk,
business transaction risk and risk in the countries in which we operate, we nominate
senior representatives of the business units and functions.
We have in place policies and systems across our business; our trading partners; and
our supply chains to:-
• Identify inappropriate employment practices;
• Identify, assess and monitor other potential risk areas;
• Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring;
• Protect whistleblowers; and,
• Investigate reports of Modern Slavery
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015
and constitutes our companies slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31st December 2021 and was approved by the Board of Directors of Myorb Limited.
This statement was last updated on 09/03/2022.