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Modern Slavery Policy

Anderson Acoustics recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking.

Anderson Acoustics is 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.

Organisational structure, countries of operation and supply chains

Anderson Acoustics is a limited company registered in Companies House under number 05864344. The company is based in the UK with offices in Brighton and London. As a provider of environmental consultancy services primarily in the UK our supply chain consists of business service providers, monitoring equipment suppliers and office equipment suppliers all of which are also based predominantly in the UK.

Process
Organisations that provide goods or services to Anderson Acoustics are subject to appropriate due diligence. They are required to confirm they and their own supply chains are free from human trafficking and slavery.

Higher risk activities
The following company activities are considered to be at increased risk of modern slavery within Anderson Acoustics and the list will be reviewed and updated from time to time
• Provision of materials supplied to Anderson Acoustics (such as marketing materials) which may be produced in jurisdictions or by organisations that are not compliant with such legislation; • Provision of diagnostic equipment supplied to Anderson Acoustics which may be produced in jurisdictions or by organisations that are not compliant with such legislation; • Use of staff by suppliers to Anderson Acoustics, where the suppliers’ processes are not compliant; • Employment of sub consultants, suppliers and sub-contractors by Anderson Acoustics, where their work practices may be non-compliant.

Responsibility
Responsibility for Anderson Acoustics’ anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:
• Statement: The modern slavery statement has been approved by the Anderson Acoustic Management Team
• Investigations/Due Diligence: Anderson Acoustics has appointed the company Office Manager with primary responsibility for investigations and due diligence in relation to suspected instances of slavery and human trafficking. The role holder will also have oversight of all supplier procurement processes and activity to ensure that the company remains compliant with this modern slavery statement.
• Training: All employees are required to read, understand and sign a document acknowledging their understanding of the company’s commitments under this statement.

Due diligence
Anderson Acoustics undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers.
• Evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier;
• Preferring suppliers that have demonstrable and suitable anti-slavery and human trafficking policies and process;
• Reviewing existing supplier arrangements annually to ensure that our expected anti-slavery standards are being maintained; and
• Encouraging all employees to report concerns regarding potential non-compliance with our expected anti-slavery standards and protecting employees against any adverse treatment for raising concerns.

Management approval
This statement has been approved by Anderson Acoustics’ Management Team, who will review and update it annually.

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