Modern Slavery Policy

Modern Slavery Policy for First Ortho

1. Introduction

First Ortho is dedicated to conducting its operations and activities with the highest level of ethics and integrity. This Modern Slavery Policy demonstrates our commitment to acting responsibly and with integrity in all our business relationships. We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in any part of our business or our supply chains.

2. Scope

This policy applies to all individuals working at any level and grade, including senior managers, officers, directors, employees, consultants, contractors, and any other individuals representing First Ortho.

3. Policy Statement

First Ortho is strictly against any form of modern slavery and human trafficking.
We are committed to ensuring that our activities and supply chains are free from any activities associated with modern slavery, forced or compulsory labor, child labor, human trafficking, or any form of exploitation.
We maintain a process of due diligence to ensure that our standards are adhered to by our suppliers and partners.

4. Due Diligence

To identify and mitigate the risks of modern slavery in our business and supply chains, we:

Establish close relationships with our suppliers to communicate our expectations concerning their responsibility to respect human rights.

Review and analyse potential partners and suppliers before engaging in business relationships.
Incorporate clauses in our contracts that require suppliers to confirm that they adhere to our Modern Slavery Policy or equivalent standards.

5. Training and Capacity Building

We will provide training on modern slavery and human trafficking for our staff to ensure they understand and can identify potential breaches of our policy.

We commit to constantly reviewing our practices to ensure we are updated on current issues and best practices related to preventing modern slavery.

6. Reporting Concerns

Individuals are encouraged to raise concerns about any potential breaches of this policy or any suspicion of modern slavery in any part of our business or supply chains at the earliest possible stage.
First Ortho assures that anyone who raises such concerns will not face any form of retaliation or adverse treatment.

7. Monitoring and Review

This policy will be reviewed regularly to ensure its effectiveness and to include new best practices.
First Ortho will keep track of its performance against this policy’s objectives and will provide updates as part of its ongoing commitment to human rights.

8. Conclusion

Modern slavery is a crime and a gross violation of human rights. As First Ortho, we take our responsibility to combat modern slavery very seriously. Through our activities, policies, and training, we are committed to making a positive impact and ensuring that our business and supply chains remain free from any form of modern slavery.

This Modern Slavery Policy is in line with the provisions of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and reflects our commitment to human rights, dignity, and the well-being of all individuals.

Last Updated: July 6, 2023

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