This statement sets out AVMI’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year ending 30th June 2018.
AVMI recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking. AVMI is absolutely committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities, and to ensuring that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
AVMI is a systems integrator and managed service provider within the Audio Visual/Video Conferencing sector employing nearly 500 people, predominantly in the UK, and also in the USA, Hong Kong and Ireland with a turnover of £64.2m in the 2017/18 financial year.
The nature of our business requires that we work in conjunction with a range of suppliers such as distributors and original equipment manufacturers sourcing products from leading companies with a proven and established track record in the supply to the audio visual sector.
AVMI is committed to conducting business ethically and to ensuring that there is no modern slavery and human trafficking taking place within its business and supply chain by placing the same expectation on our suppliers through integrating this into our Terms and Conditions.
AVMI undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. AVMI’s due diligence and review includes mapping the supply chain broadly to assess particular product or geographical risks of modern slavery and human trafficking.
AVMI requires new suppliers to confirm they comply with the Modern Slavery Act by paying employees at least the National Minimum Wage and actively take steps to identify and address modern slavery in their own business and supply chains.
The following policies exist within our organisation which demonstrate our opposition to modern slavery and human trafficking:
AVMI measures the effectiveness of this statement by:
During the last financial year we have taken, and are continuing to take, the following steps to address the issue of modern slavery:
AVMI will continue to review its policies and procedures in order to prevent slavery and human trafficking from occurring in our business and supply chains.
This statement is approved by the Board of AVM Impact Ltd, see the signed PDF here.