Modern slavery and human trafficking statement
Modern slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2022
Introduction from the CEO of Kalibrate Technologies Ltd (Kalibrate)
We are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking throughout our organisation and in our supply chain.
We are a provider of pricing, planning and location intelligence services in the retail and convenience sector.
Our headquarters are located in Manchester, UK. We have approximately three hundred (300) employees worldwide and have offices in the US, Canada, India, Australia and China.
Our business is organised into two product business units:
- Fuel Pricing
- Location Intelligence
Our supply chains
Our supply chains mainly include contract and licenses of the provision of data and IT services in respect of our core business. As such, our supply chain is largely for the provisions of services rather than manufactured goods. Due to the nature of the industry that we operate the risk of modern slavery within our supply chains is considered low. Nevertheless, we take modern slavery and human trafficking seriously.
Our policies on slavery and human trafficking
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. We are reviewing our policies in this area to ensure that they reflect our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our businesses.
We also have the following policies in place relevant to modern slavery, which we continuously review and update:
• Code of Business Conduct;
• Anticorruption Policy; and
• Whistleblowing Policy.
Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk, we have implemented a compliance working group comprised of representatives of each department of the organisation to ensure accountability and awareness.
We also have in place systems to:
• Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains; and
• Protect whistle blowers.
Supplier adherence to our values and ethics
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values, we are revisiting all the policies and supplier and contract templates to reflect our polices and commitment.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we are implementing training to our staff.
Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking
We started using the following systems to ensure effective implementation of the programme:
- Compliance: Embed the programme within the remittance of the compliance working group.
- Vetting procedures: To include in our vendor vetting process ethical labour practices and adherence to code of ethics.
- Supplier screening: The use of credit scoring and compliance monitoring solutions.
- Training: The number or percentage of staff trained.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2022.
CEO and Director of Kalibrate Technologies Limited
Date: 28th June 2023