Employment should be freely chosen. Modern slavery is a crime and violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, including slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of one (or more) person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain. USUI Susira International Private Limited (USI) has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery. We act ethically and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships and will swiftly, decisively and resolutely enforce systems and controls to
ensure modern slavery is not taking place anywhere in our own business.
USUI susira International Private Limited (USI) is dedicated to ensuring transparency in our own business and approach to tackling modern slavery of selected supplier partners. USUI Susira International Private Limited (USI) insists on at a minimum the same high standards from all of our supplier partners. As part of our contracting processes, USI include specific prohibitions against the use of forced, compulsory or trafficked labour, or anyone held in slavery or servitude and obligate our supplier partners to hold their own suppliers to the same high standards regardless of the tier.
This policy applies to everyone working for or on our behalf, in any capacity, including employees at all levels, Directors, Managers, Executives and Operators (Team Members), contract workers and subcontractors, external consultants, third-party representatives and supplier partners (“Partners”).
This policy does not form part of any Team Member or Partner’s contract of employment and USI may
amend it at any time.
Through USUI Susira International Private Limited (USI) policies and practices, we communicate our values and expectations, setting a high bar for ourselves, Team Members and partners, making clear that we do and will not abide the existence of modern slavery in the conduct of our business operations.
- The people that support our business are treated with fundamental dignity and respect.
We do not abide the use of child labor, forced labor, or human trafficking in any form in our operations or value chain.
- We conduct our business in a lawful and ethical manner
- The USUI Susira International Private Limited (USI) Code of Conduct provides guidance on standards establish that in performing job duties, Team Members and supplier partners must always act in a moral, decent and honourable manner, upholding the best interests of USI, our respective clients and customers. Responsibility for the Policy Sr, Manager HR & Administration has overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with our legal and ethical obligations, and that all those under our direction or control are in compliance.
Responsibility for the Policy
Sr. Manager HR & Administration has overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with our legal and ethical obligations, and that all those under our direction or control are in compliance.
Sr. Manager HR & Administration has primary and day-to-day responsibility for implementing this policy, monitoring its use and effectiveness, dealing with any queries about it, and auditing internal control systems and procedures to ensure they are effective in countering modern slavery. We continually monitor and review work product to ensure no violations of this policy occur and if they do, are promptly reported to the appropriate authorities.
Management at all levels are responsible for ensuring those reporting to them understand and comply With this policy and receive any required training.
Compliance with the Policy
The prevention, detection and reporting of modern slavery in any part of our business or supply chain is the responsibility of all those working for, with or under our control or direction. Team Members are required to actively avoid any activity that might lead to, or suggest, a breach of this policy and promptly report to any bonafide suspicions to management. Anyone holding a good faith belief that an individual may be subject to modern slavery, involuntary servitude, human trafficking or any compulsory labour practice may report it without fear of reprisal, intimidation or threats of retribution by emailing email id: email@example.com. A Team Member who reasonably believes or suspects a breach of this policy has occurred or that it is likely to occur in the future must notify his/her manager, hierarchy as soon as possible. If a Team Member is unsure about whether a particular act, the treatment of workers more generally, or their working conditions within any tier of our
Supply chain constitutes any of the various forms of modern slavery, he/she must raise it with his/her manager, a member of the SCM or through the Modern Slavery Alert email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
USI encourages openness and ill support anyone who raises genuine concerns in good faith under this policy even if they turn out to be mistaken. No one will be subjected to any reprisal, retribution or detrimental treatment as a result of reporting in good faith their suspicion that modern slavery of whatever form is or may be taking place in any part of our own business or in any part of our supply chain. If any individual believes he or she has suffered any such treatment, he or she should inform a
member of the management team or Sustainability Committee or Sr. Manager HR &Administration immediately.
Communication and Awareness of Policy
Training on this policy, and on the risk our business faces from modern slavery in its supply chain will be provided, where needed.
All team members, suppliers, contractors and business partners must abide by USI’s zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery at all times throughout our business relationship.
Breach of this Policy
Any Team Member, Supplier or Partner – at any level-disciplinary action, which could result in dismissal or termination, as the case may be, for misconduct o found to have breached this policy will face gross misconduct.