Latest Version PDF Modern Slavery and Human Trafcking Statement
Date last updated: March 2021
Modern Slavery and Human Trafcking Statement
Opening statement from senior management
Equifax Limited (Equifax) is committed to preventing acts of modern slavery and human trafcking from occurring within its business and supply chain, and imposes the same high standards on its suppliers. Equifax will not tolerate any failures in its supply chain to meet these standards; they are a prerequisite of doing business with us.
1. Structure of the organisation
Equifax is a subsidiary of Equifax Inc., a leading global technology, data and analytics business, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The group employs over 10,000 people worldwide and has business operations in over 24 territories. It has unique data, technology and analytics capabilities and is the market leader in almost every country in which it operates.
Equifax is the group’s principal UK operating company, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. To fnd out more about the nature of our business, please visit www.equifax.co.uk In order to support our operations and meet our customers’ needs, we work with a range of suppliers, from ofce equipment through to technology providers.
As part of our commitment to combatting modern slavery, we have implemented a specifc Modern Slavery and Human Trafcking Policy. We also consider several of our other policies to be relevant to this area, including our Recruitment Policies, Outsourcing Policy and Whistleblowing Policy.
We also make sure our suppliers are aware of our policies, and adhere to the same high standards. These policies have been developed by specialist staf, approved by our board and implemented through our dedicated internal communications channels.
3. Due diligence
As part of our eforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafcking occurring
within our supply chains, we have adopted the due diligence procedures in respect of our
Our procedures are designed to;
●Establish and assess areas of potential risk in our business and supply chains
●Monitor potential risk areas in our business and supply chains
●Reduce the risk of slavery and human trafcking occurring in our business and supply chains
●Provide adequate protection for
4.Risk and Compliance
Equifax regularly evaluates the nature and extent of its exposure to the risk of modern slavery occurring in its supply chain by reviewing these activities.
We do not consider that we operate in a
We seek to ensure our suppliers adhere to our regulatory obligations through our contractual arrangements, which includes Modern Slavery and Human Trafcking regulations. We do not tolerate slavery and human trafcking within our supply chains. For example, if we fnd evidence of a failure to comply with our policies, we will immediately seek to terminate our relationship with the relevant supplier.
We invest in educating our staf to recognise the risks of modern slavery and human trafcking in our business and supply chains. Through our training programme, employees are encouraged to identify and report any potential breaches of the organisational Modern Slavery and Human Trafcking Policy.
Employees are taught the benefts of measures to tackle slavery and human trafcking, as well as the consequences of failing to eradicate slavery and human trafcking from our business and supply chains.
This statement is made in accordance with section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Equifax’s slavery and human trafcking statement for year commencing March 2021.
Name: John Garside
Signature: J Garside
Date : March 2021
Equifax UK&I Modern Slavery and Human Trafcking - company statement
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