Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy

Policy Statement

Modern slavery, a term including slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour, bonded and child labour, and human trafficking, is a crime and a grave human rights violation.

Kumoco expressly prohibits modern slavery and human trafficking in all our operations and supply chains.

This policy applies to all individuals working for or on behalf of Kumoco, encompassing employees at all levels, directors, officers, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, agents, contractors, and suppliers.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Recognised as a severe violation of human rights and a criminal offense under UK, EU, and US legislation, modern slavery encompasses forced labor, servitude, and human trafficking.


  • Zero-Tolerance: Strict prohibition of modern slavery in all forms.
  • Global Compliance: Ensuring adherence to UK, EU, and US laws.
  • Responsibility and Reporting: Mandatory reporting of any suspected policy breaches.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborating with stakeholders and suppliers to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Due Diligence and Audits: Regular audits of suppliers and third parties for compliance.
  • Responsive Action: Addressing breaches with measures ranging from remediation to termination of relationships.