The following statement is made by CERRIX B.V. Managing Board and explains the approach of the organization in addition to the measures taken to ensure compliance with the Act.
CERRIX B.V. is committed to upholding human rights and ethical business practices. We firmly oppose and condemn all forms of modern slavery, including forced labor, human trafficking, and any other exploitative practices.
We recognize that modern slavery is a global issue that affects millions of individuals around the world, and we are dedicated to taking proactive measures to prevent and address any potential risks within our operations and supply chains.
To ensure our commitment to eradicating modern slavery, we have implemented the following measures:
- Policies and Compliance: We have established a comprehensive policy (Corporate Social Responsibility) that explicitly prohibit modern slavery in all its forms. It is communicated to all employees emphasizing our zero-tolerance approach towards any form of forced labor or human trafficking. We regularly review and update this policy to align with evolving international standards.
- Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence processes to assess the risk of modern slavery within our supply chains. This includes evaluating our suppliers’ practices, conducting audits, and engaging with them to promote awareness and adherence to ethical standards. We prioritize working with suppliers who share our commitment to combatting modern slavery.
- Training and Awareness: We provide regular training and awareness programs to our employees, ensuring they understand the signs of modern slavery, know how to report concerns, and are aware of our reporting mechanisms. We encourage an open and transparent culture where employees feel empowered to raise any suspicions or issues related to modern slavery.
- Transparency and Reporting: We are committed to transparency in our efforts to combat modern slavery. We aim to provide stakeholders with a clear understanding of our approach, achievements, and ongoing challenges in addressing modern slavery.
By adhering to these principles and continuously improving our practices, CERRIX B.V. strives to ensure that our operations and supply chains are free from modern slavery. We are committed to playing our part in eradicating this grave human rights violation and creating a world where every individual is treated with dignity, respect, and fairness.