2020-21年现代奴隶制和人口贩运声明

现代奴隶制是一种犯罪,是对基本人权的侵犯. 它有多种形式, 比如奴隶制, 奴役, 强迫和强制劳动和人口贩运, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person's liberty by another to exploit them for personal or commercial gain.

We are committed to ensuring that our practices do not support organisations or individuals who engage in slavery and human trafficking.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31st July 2021.

组织结构

十大网赌网站是英国高等教育领域的领先大学, 在教学和研究方面享有盛誉, 与商业和工业的紧密联系和无与伦比的体育成就. 学校现有学生18,500余名,教职员工3,600余名. 在2020/21年度,十大网赌网站的总收入是£311.700万英镑,总支出302英镑.500万年. 

拉夫堡的财政大臣是正式的主要官员. The Chancellor is also an ex-officio member of the University Council and confers degrees on Loughborough’s graduates. 大学校董会是管理机构, 负责大学的策略及整体管治工作. 它是所有员工的正式雇主,每年开会四次. 其主席是高级副校长克里斯汀·霍奇森.

校务委员会负责学校的学术工作, 学术奖项, 教学科研质量. 它的成员来自该大学的教职员. 

The day-to-day running of the University is the responsibility of the Vice Chancellor and President, 尼克·詹宁斯教授, 谁是学术和行政负责人. 副校长与 学术领导团队 包括:教务长和副校长, 三名副校长, 首席运营官, 财务主任和9个学院院长. 他还与其他高级官员密切合作.

大学有 9的学校,在 100个研究小组、研究所和中心12项专业服务功能.

十大网赌网站的供应链

十大网赌网站将采购开支分类如下:
(根据2020-21年的支出概况,其中总采购支出为49英镑.1m)

大学区表明比例分割
房地产/建筑 53.7%
IT & 电信 18.1%
专业服务 13.2%
实验室 & 医疗 6.0%
家具 2.5%
图书馆 2.3%
餐饮 2.0%
视听 0.9%
国内/清洁 0.6%
旅行 & 住宿 0.5%
办公用品 0.1%
邮政服务 0.1%

十大网赌网站已经对十大网赌网站的合同进行了高级别的风险评估, identifying where supply chains extend into sectors and territories that are high risk in terms of the potential presence of modern slavery. 高风险的子类别是房地产/建筑,IT & 电信, 餐饮, 专业清洁服务, 出租车, 实验室用品(手套), 以及个人防护装备/工作服/运动装备/促销休闲服.

十大网赌网站关于奴隶制和贩卖人口的政策

十大网赌网站大学战略, workplace policies and procedures demonstrate our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships. 十大网赌网站致力于确保十大网赌网站的供应链中不存在现代奴隶制, 或十大网赌网站业务的任何部分. 十大网赌网站的人力资源政策和程序反映了英国的就业法律.

十大网赌网站的 检举政策 为员工提供指导, 学生, members of its Council and other members of the University on the procedure for the disclosure of information which, 在那个人合理的信念中, 是否符合公众利益,并倾向于显示一种或多种渎职行为, 本保单规定的不当行为或危险.

The University’s Procurement Regulations require compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The University’s Sustainable Procurement Guidance Note explicitly references the Modern Slavery Act 2015, with slavery and human trafficking included within the pre-procurement risk assessment tool. It also prompts consideration of the appropriateness of using labour standards (包括 ILO core conventions) as selection criteria.

十大网赌网站的 Ethical Investment Policy includes a commitment to make investments in an ethically responsible manner.

对奴隶制和贩卖人口进行尽职调查

也反映在十大网赌网站的政策和程序中, 《十大网赌网址》的要求已被纳入十大网赌网站的工作文件. The risk of modern slavery within the supply chain is flagged and mitigated within the Procurement Strategy checklist/template, pre-qualification/tender documents and the University’s Standard Terms and Conditions.

大学已购买 NetPositive期货的供应商参与工具, meaning our suppliers can access the tool free of charge to create a Sustainability Action Plan for their business. 在相关的, the tool identifies actions for the supplier to take to mitigate the risk of modern slavery within their supply chain. The tool allows the University to run reports to see supplier progress against identified actions within their plan(s). The University’s template contract award letter encourages suppliers to use the tool, where its use is not to be made contractual due to the significance of slavery (or sustainability factors) given the nature of the contract.

此外, 十大网赌网站的合同摘要模板, 在合约批出后,采购小组会完成哪些工作, 将合同经理的注意力集中在关键的合同交付物上, 绩效评估和风险等.,包括现代奴隶制风险评级. 合同摘要模板, 以及十大网赌网站的合同审查会议议程模板, 还注意到网络积极行动计划进度报告的可用性, 包括 the supplier’s progress in taking forward any modern slavery mitigation actions.

The University continues to engage with other universities and higher education purchasing consortia, not least the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) of which the University is a member, to agree how best our combined resource may be used to identify and monitor risks of modern slavery in our supply chains.

和他在德蒙福特大学的同行一起, the Director of Procurement has lobbied the Home Office to use the Government’s weight and resource to ensure more practical steps are taken to mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking in public/HE sector supply chains. 特别是, it has been suggested that the Crown Commercial Service could do more in auditing the supply chains that feed its high-risk framework agreements, 在公共/高等教育部门使用. 两人现在都是公共采购现代奴隶制组织的成员, 为了回应这种游说,该公司于2021年2月成立.

供应商坚持十大网赌网站的价值观

十大网赌网站对现代奴隶制是零容忍的. As well as taking mitigating measures through the procurement/contract management process (包括 adding appropriate pre-qualification/tender questions and standard contract clauses), 该大学表达了这一政策, explained the Modern Slavery Act and the related measures we have added to our processes, 在本地供应商活动中.

培训

采购团队接受了NetPositive Futures的现代奴隶制培训, 格林威治大学和道德贸易倡议组织. 所有 staff involved in procurement are made aware of the risks and indicators of modern slavery in our supply chains, 以及上面详述的缓解措施, 作为十大网赌网站滚动内部采购培训的一部分. 所有 staff have been made aware of the free Modern Slavery online training module made available by the British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG).

十大网赌网站打击奴隶制和人口贩卖的有效性

所有 tendering exercises undertaken by the Procurement team during 2020/21 incorporated the standard modern slavery risk mitigation measures now built into our procurement process. 

在这一年中, the Procurement team has sort out and used a number of tools for checking the performance of our suppliers in protecting workers’ rights, 包括 BetterWork 十大网赌网站的服装合同和 知道链 十大网赌网站的资讯科技合约. 

十大网赌网站还利用了作为国家一部分开发的资源 “团结更强”建设计划, adding the following requirement to our Invitation to Tender template for Estates/Construction category contracts: 

为了在其供应链中减轻现代奴隶制的风险,承包商必须: 

  • Ensure that the Site Manager (as a minimum) has undertaken training on how to identify and respond to signs of modern slavery among Contractor employees working on the University site; and 
  • 清晰地展示关于大学网站的海报说明, 所有相关语言, 什么是强迫劳动,如何报道强迫劳动的事件, 包括通过现代奴隶制热线. 

StrongerTogether还提供满足此类要求的资源.

 

理查德•泰勒
首席运营官
十大网赌网址

On behalf of the Council of 十大网赌网址 which approved this statement on 25th November 2021.