As part of the online marketing industry, the risks relating to modern slavery are not prominent. Still, Electric Verge recognizes that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking. Electric Verge is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities and to ensuring that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
Organizational Structure and Supply Chains
This statement covers the activities of Electric Verge.
Electric Verge is a leading web community for trying their best to get a better life. Our web and media strategies are based on people’s behaviors – understanding how audiences think, feel and act – so we reach them contextually during the moments that matter.
Our key suppliers are media owners, research companies and software service providers. Modern forms of slavery are not prevalent in the industries in which these suppliers operate. The organization currently operates in the US.
Our People & Culture director writes policies to reflect the values and ethical standing of the organization across all areas. It is signed off by our entire Management team.
The organization operates the following policies that describe its approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations:
The organization encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or supply chains. This includes any circumstances that may increase the risk of slavery or human trafficking. Employees, customers or others who have concerns can speak to their line manager or our People & Culture team if they have any concerns.
Employee Handbook and Induction
Our Handbook clarifies to employees the actions and behavior expected of them when representing the organization. The organization strives to maintain the highest standards of employee conduct and ethical behavior when operating abroad and managing its supply chain.
New employees are given the handbook when they first join and made aware of how to identify signs of modern slavery and the next steps to take if they suspect it is taking place within our business or supply chain.
Recruitment / Agency Workers Policy
The organization uses only specified, reputable employment agencies to source labor and always verifies the practices of any new agency it is using before accepting workers from that agency.
The organization undertakes due diligence when considering new suppliers and regularly reviews existing ones.
Chief Executive Officer Approval
This statement was approved by the organization’s Chief Executive Officer, who reviews and updates it annually.