At Shade Tree Hemp Co, we are committed to ethical practices and ensuring that modern slavery and human trafficking have no place within our organization or our supply chains. We believe in conducting business with integrity, respect, and a commitment to human rights. This Modern Slavery Statement outlines our approach to combatting modern slavery and our ongoing efforts to promote transparency and accountability throughout our operations.
- Compliance: Shade Tree Hemp Co strictly adheres to all applicable laws and regulations related to modern slavery and human trafficking. We expect the same level of commitment from our suppliers and business partners.
- Supply Chain Verification: We are committed to conducting due diligence to assess and mitigate risks of modern slavery within our supply chains. We work closely with our suppliers to ensure they share our values and adhere to ethical standards. This includes assessing their policies, procedures, and labor practices.
- Supplier Code of Conduct: We have implemented a Supplier Code of Conduct that sets out our expectations regarding human rights, labor standards, and ethical practices. We require all our suppliers to comply with this code, and we engage in ongoing dialogue and collaboration to ensure its effective implementation.
- Risk Assessment: We conduct regular risk assessments to identify any areas of potential exposure to modern slavery and human trafficking within our operations and supply chains. This allows us to take proactive steps to address and mitigate any risks that may arise.
- Training and Awareness: We provide training to our employees and key stakeholders to raise awareness of modern slavery, human trafficking, and related issues. This helps ensure that everyone involved in our organization understands their responsibilities and can recognize and report any concerns.
- Reporting and Whistleblowing: We maintain clear and accessible reporting mechanisms for employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders to report any suspicions or concerns related to modern slavery. We treat all reports confidentially and investigate them promptly and thoroughly.
- Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously improving our practices and processes to address modern slavery risks effectively. We actively seek feedback, engage in dialogue with stakeholders, and collaborate with industry partners to share best practices and promote collective action against modern slavery.
Monitoring and Compliance:
Shade Tree Hemp Co undertakes regular monitoring and auditing of our suppliers to ensure compliance with our policies and standards. We maintain an open line of communication with our suppliers to address any issues identified and provide support and guidance in achieving compliance.
Review and Communication:
This Modern Slavery Statement is reviewed periodically to ensure its effectiveness and alignment with evolving best practices. We communicate our commitment to combating modern slavery to our employees, suppliers, and stakeholders, making it clear that we will not tolerate any form of modern slavery or human trafficking within our operations.
Shade Tree Hemp Co is dedicated to taking a strong stance against modern slavery and human trafficking. We recognize the importance of transparency and collaboration in eradicating these heinous practices from global supply chains. By working together with our stakeholders, we strive to make a positive impact and promote ethical practices throughout the hemp industry.
This Modern Slavery Statement demonstrates our commitment to upholding human rights and provides a framework for ongoing improvement. We hold ourselves accountable and expect the same level of commitment from our suppliers, partners, and stakeholders as we work towards a future free from modern slavery.
For any inquiries or concerns related to our Modern Slavery Statement, please contact us at [email protected].
Date of Statement: 26-7-2023