Modern Slavery Statemement

PLEDGE NW MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 54 OF THE MODERN SLAVERY ACT 2015

OUR BUSINESS, STRUCTURE AND SUPPLY CHAINS

Pledge is a charity, whose main aim is to end poverty in Greater Manchester. Pledge has employment and volunteer opportunities which are mainly based in the Greater Manchester region. These roles, while not considered at high-risk do fall under this policy. Pledge works with and has contact with high risk groups of people, including but not limited to those who are homeless and/or vulnerable. We work with different charities and organisations and we will work with these to ensure they too have a modern slavery statement.

OUR POLICIES

Pledge operate a number of policies to help us identify those at risk of modern slavery, these are:

  • Human Rights Policy

  • Environmental Policy

  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy

  • Whistleblowing Policy

  • Health and Safety Policy

  • Employee Code of Conduct

  • Supplier Code of Conduct

  • Recruitment/Agency workers policy

DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES

 

We constantly asses and refer back to this policy to ensure we compliant with this statement, this includes when taking on new partners and reviewing existing partners.

We keep a record of all third-partners we work with including relevant paperwork to ensure they adhere to the Modern Slavery Act.

STEPS TO ASSESS AND MANAGE RISKS

The main area at the charity where there is a greater risk is the work we do with employment opportunities with those who are vulnerable. To mitigate any risk, Pledge works with these partners to ensure they fully comply with the Modern Slavery Act.

TRAINING

Pledge ensure that their staff and volunteers are regularly trained with the Modern Slavery Act, this includes our partners are aware of all relevant training available to them.

OUR EFFECTIVENESS IN ELIMINATING MODERN SLAVERY

Pledge take all reasonable measures to ensure that we are fully compliant with the Modern Slavery Act, we review this statement and our policies and procedure each year to ensure we stay compliant. 

Signed:

Mylo Kaye, Pledge, Chief Executive Officer.

8/11/2018