Modern Slavery Act Statement | EnviroVent

Modern Slavery Act Statement

Introduction

Although EnviroVent Limited is not subject to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requirements we are committed to, where practical, acting ethically, with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain. 

Organisation Structure

With over 25 years’ experience, EnviroVent is Britain's leading manufacturer of low energy, sustainable domestic and commercial ventilation equipment. Unlike other ventilation suppliers, we offer the complete service solution involving design, manufacture, supply and installation of the world’s most innovative ventilation products, to improve indoor air quality in thousands of homes and businesses across the UK. We have an annual turnover of £27.5m, our head office and distribution centre is in Harrogate North Yorkshire and we operate throughout the UK.

Supply chain

EnviroVent Limited procure a wide range of goods and service via a diverse and varied chain, including but not exclusively:

  • Component parts
  • Finished goods
  • Utilities
  • Company vehicles
  • Waste management/recycling services
  • Transportation of goods

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

We are committed to, where practical, ensuring that there is no modern slavery and human trafficking in any part of our business and in so far as is possible requiring our suppliers to hold similar ethos.

We will:

  • Comply with legislation and regulatory requirements.
  • Make suppliers and service providers aware that we promote the requirements of the legislation.
  • Consider modern slavery factors when making procurement decisions.
  • Develop awareness of modern slavery issues.

Our suppliers

EnviroVent Limited operates a supplier policy and maintains a preferred supplier list. Where applicable and practical our anti-slavery policy forms part of our contract with all suppliers and they are required to confirm that no part of their business operations contradicts this policy.

In addition to the above, as part of our contract with suppliers, we require that they confirm to us that:

  • They have taken steps to eradicate modern slavery within their business.
  • They hold their own suppliers to account over modern slavery.
  • They pay their employees at least the national minimum wage / national living wage (as appropriate).
  • We may terminate the contract at any time should any instances of modern slavery come to light.

Procurement employees will:

  • Where possible undertake awareness training.
  • Aim to obtain a commitment from suppliers to support the requirements of the act where practical.
  • Will not award contracts to suppliers who they believe have unethical business practices.


The board of directors gave approval of this statement at its board meeting on 1st April 2017.


Andy Makin

Andy Makin,
Managing Director
EnviroVent Limited

7th July 2017
 

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