Southern CBD Magazine is committed to operating ethically and responsibly. We recognize the importance of combating modern slavery and human trafficking in all its forms. This Modern Slavery Statement outlines our commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking within our operations and supply chains.
At Southern CBD Magazine, we condemn all forms of modern slavery, including forced labor, human trafficking, child labor, and any practices that exploit vulnerable individuals. We are dedicated to upholding the principles of human rights, dignity, and equality, and we expect the same commitment from our employees, suppliers, and business partners.
Our Policies and Practices:
- Supplier Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence on all suppliers and business partners to ensure they share our commitment to ethical and responsible practices. We evaluate their policies and procedures, labor practices, and adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
- Supplier Code of Conduct: We maintain a Supplier Code of Conduct that sets out our expectations regarding labor standards, fair wages, safe working conditions, and other human rights principles. We communicate this code to our suppliers and seek their commitment to upholding these standards.
- Training and Awareness: We provide training and awareness programs to our employees and key stakeholders to educate them about modern slavery and human trafficking issues. This helps raise awareness, identify risks, and ensure prompt action is taken when necessary.
- Reporting and Whistleblowing: We have established channels for reporting any concerns or suspicions related to modern slavery. Employees, suppliers, or other stakeholders are encouraged to raise any such concerns without fear of retaliation. We will thoroughly investigate and take appropriate action in response to any reported incidents.
- Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously improving our policies, procedures, and practices to address modern slavery risks. We regularly review our operations and supply chains, seeking opportunities to enhance transparency, accountability, and ethical standards.
- Collaboration and Engagement: We actively collaborate with industry peers, organizations, and authorities to share best practices and work collectively to eradicate modern slavery. We engage in dialogue with relevant stakeholders to promote responsible business practices and contribute to a broader societal impact.
Monitoring and Compliance:
We understand the importance of ongoing monitoring and compliance to ensure the effectiveness of our efforts in combating modern slavery. We regularly review our policies, conduct internal audits, and engage external experts to assess our practices and identify areas for improvement.
Southern CBD Magazine remains resolute in its commitment to preventing and eliminating modern slavery and human trafficking. We hold ourselves accountable for maintaining high ethical standards within our operations and supply chains. By upholding these principles, we contribute to a more just and inclusive society where the rights and dignity of all individuals are respected and protected.
This Modern Slavery Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary to reflect our ongoing commitment to eradicating modern slavery and human trafficking.
Date of last update: 26-7-2023
For any inquiries or to report any concerns related to modern slavery, please contact us at [email protected].