Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
This Statement is made pursuant to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (UK), and sets out steps that the Group has taken in seeking to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in its supply chains or in any part of its business.
Business Structure and Supply Chain Overview.
The Group markets a comprehensive range of cooking, and ware washing equipment to Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States of America. Moffat Group Pty Limited a company incorporated in Australia. The group has subsidiaries in:
1. Australia, - Moffat Pty Limited
2. New Zealand - Moffat Limited, and
3. the United Kingdom – Blue Seal Limited
The ultimate holding company for the Moffat Group is Aligroup SpA a company incorporated in Italy.
The Moffat Group’s manufacturing facility is located in Christchurch, New Zealand. With the majority componentry sourced from Europe, China and the USA. The majority of the products sold by the Group are sourced from this factory, the balance of the products are sourced from European Companies including Ali Group companies, the United States of America and China.
Supply Chain Standards
We expect all companies in our supply chain to adhere to our commitment to ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our supply chains or in any part of the Moffat Group’s operations. The Moffat Group sets clear expectations with its suppliers, and has a zero tolerance policy towards violations slavery and human trafficking laws by any of its supply chain participants. Should any customer or suppler be found to have violated these rights the Moffat Group reserves the right to cancel any contracts held with these companies.
The Moffat Group has taken the following steps to safeguard against slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain, including:
1. Only setting up supply contracts for component in countries were human rights are protected such as China, the USA, Europe
2. Ensuring a full due diligence is carried out on all suppliers prior to and contracts be let, ensuring the company complies with many
the Moffat Group’s demands including Human rights and slavery provisions.
3. Periodically visiting the suppliers again to ensure there is continued compliance to the Moffat Groups requirements
The Group is committed to ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our supply chain or in any other part of our operations. The Group's Human Rights and Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to implementing and enforcing systems to ensure slavery and human trafficking are not taking place. Policies currently in place to protect Human Rights and Slavery are:
• Human rights and slavery policy
• Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy
• The Moffat Group Terms and Conditions of trade
The Group is committed to creating an ethical and legally compliant culture. We seek to promote honest and ethical conduct in all of our operations and take steps to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
We encourage employees (including contractors, suppliers and customers) to report any potential ethical issues or regulatory violations. The Group investigates these concerns and supports employees who report concerns by allowing them to report anonymously if they prefer.
The Group companies provides training to employees and management personnel with direct responsibility for supply chain management which includes mitigating risk within our supply chain.
This statement was approved by the board of directors on 1st September 2016.