Modern Slavery Policy

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Policy

1. Introduction

Tambo is committed to conducting its business with the highest ethical standards and ensuring that its supply chains and workforce recruitment processes are free from modern slavery and human trafficking. This policy outlines our approach to assessing, avoiding, and preventing such risks, as well as our procedures for addressing non-compliance by parties involved in our operations.

2. Risk Assessment and Prevention

2.1 Supply Chain:
Tambo conducts regular risk assessments to identify and evaluate potential modern slavery and human trafficking risks in its supply chains. We work collaboratively with our suppliers to address and mitigate identified risks through the implementation of ethical sourcing practices. Our procurement processes include criteria that prioritise suppliers committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking.

2.2 Workforce Recruitment:
Tambo ensures that all recruitment processes, including those involving employment agencies, comply with our anti-modern slavery and anti-human trafficking standards. We verify the ethical practices of employment agencies, ensuring they share our commitment to preventing exploitation in the workforce.

3. Compliance Policies

3.1 Internal Compliance:
Tambo has established clear internal policies and procedures to guide employees in preventing and reporting instances of modern slavery and human trafficking. We provide regular training to employees to raise awareness and understanding of the risks associated with modern slavery and human trafficking.

3.2 External Parties:
We expect all parties within our supply chains and employment agencies to adhere to the same ethical standards. Our contracts with suppliers and employment agencies explicitly require compliance with anti-modern slavery and anti-human trafficking laws and regulations.

4. Non-Compliance Handling

4.1 Investigation:
Any reported or suspected non-compliance with this policy will be thoroughly investigated by Tambo. Investigations will be conducted promptly and impartially, involving relevant stakeholders.

4.2 Corrective Action:
If non-compliance is confirmed, appropriate corrective actions will be implemented promptly, including termination of relationships with non-compliant parties, where necessary.

4.3 Continuous Improvement:
Tambo is committed to continuous improvement. We will learn from instances of non-compliance and update our policies and procedures accordingly.

5. Review and Reporting

5.1 Regular Review:
This policy will be reviewed periodically to ensure its effectiveness and relevance.

5.2 Reporting:
Tambo will communicate its efforts in preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in its annual reports, demonstrating transparency and accountability.

6. Conclusion

Tambo is dedicated to fostering a work environment and supply chain that is free from modern slavery and human trafficking. This policy underscores our commitment to ethical business practices and compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.


Paul Adams
Tambo Marketplaces Ltd