Effective 7th February 2020
Go1 Pty Limited, together with its associated entities and complementary businesses (collectively “Go1”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is committed to limiting the risk of modern slavery occurring within its business, infiltrating its supply chains or through any other business relationships.
This policy applies to all persons working for or on behalf of Go1, in any capacity, including directors, officers, employees, agency workers, contractors, consultants and any other third-party representatives (“colleagues”).
Go1 expects all persons who have, or seek to have, a business relationship with Go1 to familiarise themselves with this policy and to act in a way that is consistent with its principles and values.
Go1 will only do business with organisations who fully comply with this policy, or those who are taking verifiable steps towards compliance.
Modern slavery can take many forms; it is a complex and multi-faceted problem. Modern Slavery legislation (e.g. Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) and Modern Slavery Act 2015 (UK)) covers a number of criminal activities.
At its broadest, the term ‘modern slavery’ refers to any situations of exploitation where a person cannot refuse or leave work because of threats, violence, coercion, abuse of power or deception.
The Australian regime defines modern slavery to incorporate conduct that would constitute an offence under existing human trafficking, slavery and slavery-like offence provisions set out in Divisions 270 and 271 of the Commonwealth Criminal Code. Modern slavery therefore encompasses slavery, servitude, the worst forms of child labour, forced labour, human trafficking, debt bondage, slavery like practices, forced marriage and deceptive recruiting for labour or services.
The UK regime essential covers four criminal activities, namely:
· slavery, where ownership is exercised over an individual;
· servitude, which involves the obligation to provide service imposed by coercion;
· forced and compulsory labour, which is all work or service, not voluntarily performed, obtained from an individual under the threat of force or penalty; and
· human trafficking, which involves arranging or facilitating the travel of another with a view to exploiting them.
All forms of modern slavery have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for commercial or personal gain; this amounts to a violation of an individual’s fundamental human rights.
Tackling modern slavery requires colleagues to play a part and remain vigilant to the risks in all aspect of the Go1 business and business relationships.
What we will do
To underpin the principles, values and commitments set out in this policy, Go1 aims to implement the following measures over the course of 2020, as part of a comprehensive Action Plan. We aim to: