Introduction: At Green Folk Ltd. we acknowledge the importance of combating modern slavery and human trafficking and understand our role and responsibility in ensuring the same. We are committed to conducting our business ethically and responsibly, ensuring respect for human rights across all our operations and those of our partners and supply chains. We strictly condemn all forms of modern slavery, including forced labour, child labour, human trafficking, and any form of exploitation or inhumane treatment.
Scope: This statement applies to all individuals working for or on behalf of Green Folk Ltd. including permanent, contract, and temporary employees at all levels and grades, directors, officers, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, interns, agents, contractors, and external consultants.
Our Business: Green Folk Ltd. is a recruitment agency that provides permanent, contract, and temporary staffing solutions. We also actively participate in a range of environmental and community initiatives, adhering to our “Planet Before Profit” ethos.
Our Policy on Slavery and Human Trafficking: We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or any part of our business. We work tirelessly to uphold and respect the principles of human rights in our business practices and operations, consistent with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Due Diligence: We adopt due diligence procedures to identify and mitigate the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in our operations and supply chains, taking a risk-based approach. These procedures include, but are not limited to: Regular risk assessments to understand and manage risks associated with modern slavery in our business. Thorough checks and audits of our recruitment practices to ensure compliance with relevant laws and standards. Incorporation of robust contractual protections in our agreements with clients, suppliers, and partners, which require them to comply with relevant laws and standards related to modern slavery. Providing necessary training and resources to our employees and supply chain partners to recognise and address the risk of modern slavery.
Training: We ensure that our staff receive necessary training to identify and prevent modern slavery. We foster a work environment where employees can raise concerns about any issue or suspicion of modern slavery without fear of reprisals.
Reporting: We maintain an open channel for reporting any concerns related to modern slavery. Any individual associated with Green Folk Ltd. who suspects a violation of this policy or the law is encouraged to report their concerns. We ensure these reports are investigated appropriately and confidentially.
Review and Approval: This statement will be reviewed, updated and approved annually by our Board of Directors, considering the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and any developments in our business practices and supply chain operations. We, at Green Folk Ltd., recognise the importance of transparency within our business and with our suppliers of goods and services to our business. We remain steadfast in our commitment to respecting and promoting human rights, tackling modern slavery and human trafficking, and driving meaningful change in our industry and beyond.
Signed: Tomas Neachell Business Manager 01/08/23
This Modern Slavery Statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Green Folk Ltd.’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2024.