The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was introduced with the purpose of targeting offences related to slavery and human trafficking. As such, provisions in the Act make transparency in the supply chain a requirement for any commercial organisation supplying goods or services in the UK.
Many modern supply chains are incredibly complex. Dowlis Inspired Branding’s quality management systems, for which we have achieved ISO 9001 accreditation, combine an understanding of best practice with a fully integrated solution to manage risk effectively and prevent modern day slavery.
Dowlis Inspired Branding Limited headquarters are based in Woking, Surrey, UK. We are a leading international supplier of promotional items and branded merchandise.
The Dowlis Inspired Branding supply chain includes the sourcing of gift products suitable for all promotional marketing requirements and customization.
Dowlis Inspired Branding is confident that it has a robust system for monitoring its supply chain, and has a zero tolerance to any factory/manufacturer/supplier that is found to be engaged in human trafficking and slavery.
We are Sedex members and have attained EcoVadis gold certification for the monitoring programmes we have in place to ensure our policies remain current and compliance gaps are quickly identified and remedied.
Dowlis Inspired Branding believes that its policies and procedures are consistent with requirements under the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. We require all of our suppliers to abide by our Corporate Social Responsibility code of conduct, which specifically declares our respect of human rights and outlines a framework for our suppliers to follow. We are proud to be active supporters of the United Nations Global Compact and all of our company values and standards are guided by its principals, including labour practices.
Dowlis Inspired Branding also conducts factory inspections and audits, which comprise criteria related to the unacceptable labour practices embodied in the Act.
As part of the Dowlis Inspired Branding’s initiative to identify and mitigate risk it has in place systems to: