and Human Trafficking Policy

1.   Introduction

At Crosslake Technologies, we are committed to promoting ethical practices, protecting human rights, and eradicating modern slavery and human trafficking. This policy outlines our continued stance, responsibilities, and actions to prevent and address these issues within our operations and supply chains.

2.   Policy Statement

  • Crosslake Technologies strictly prohibits any form of forced labor, child labor, or human trafficking.
  • We uphold the principles of freedom, dignity, and respect for all individuals.
  • Our commitment extends to employees, contractors, suppliers, and business partners.
  • We extend our commitment to encourage all our business partners and supply chain participants to pursue the same high standard in their business practices.

3.   Scope

This policy applies to all aspects of our operations, including:

  • Employees
  • Contractors
  • Suppliers
  • Subcontractors
  • Business partners

4.   Responsibilities

   4.1  Leadership Commitment
  • Our leadership is responsible for ensuring compliance with this policy.
  • They constantly allocate necessary resources and promote awareness.
   4.2  Employees and Contractors
  • All employees and contractors must adhere to this policy. 
  • They should report any concerns related to modern slavery promptly.
  • Our policies for employees are subject to their adherence 
   4.3  Suppliers and Business Partners
  • We expect suppliers and business partners to comply with our anti-slavery standards and carry similar high-standard policies and standards within their business practices for their leadership, employees, and business partners.
  • Whenever appropriate all contracts include provisions prohibiting slavery and trafficking.

5.   Risk Assessment and Due Diligence

  • We conduct regular risk assessments to identify areas of vulnerability.
  • We review our policies regularly and update them as needed.

6.   Supplier Code of Conduct

  • Our supplier code of conduct explicitly prohibits slavery and human trafficking.

7.   Awareness

  • We provide awareness of our policies to employees, managers, and relevant stakeholders.

8.   Reporting Mechanisms

  • Employees and contractors can report suspected cases of modern slavery to various channels within the organization.
  • Whistleblowers are protected from retaliation.

9.   Investigations and Remediation

  • We investigate allegations promptly and impartially.
  • Immediate corrective actions are taken if violations are confirmed.

10.  Collaboration and Transparency

  • We collaborate with industry peers, NGOs, and government agencies when needed.
  • Transparency is essential; we publish an annual modern slavery statement on our website, 

11.  Review and Improvement

  • This policy is reviewed periodically to ensure effectiveness.
  • We continuously improve our efforts to combat modern slavery in all our business relationships.

May 2024 | Crosslake Technologies, LLC