CloserStill Group operate in many different countries, and there is a zero tolerance approach to slavery or human trafficking. The principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labour Organisation’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work are supported by the CloserStill Group, both locally and Internationally.
The CloserStill Group handbook includes, clearly signed standards and conduct related policies about how we expect our staff to behave including policy on human rights. The CloserStill Group are committed to the highest professional and ethical standards, complying with local laws and regulations in whichever global pocket we run our events, and we expect the highest standards from suppliers, parties or partners with whom we work.
The CloserStill Group conducts ongoing risk assessments in each global territory that we operate in via a rigid approach to governance. We view a low risk of slavery and human trafficking at this present time, however, this will be reviewed when needed and at the very least annually to ensure there is efficacy in the high standards we have set.
This statement is in accord with section (54)1 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, and is the CloserStill Group’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year 2018.