BINGO’s 2020 Modern Slavery Statement is the culmination of over two years of work to ensure the company is adequately assessing and addressing the risk of Modern Slavery in its supply chain.
BINGO’s Managing Director and CEO Daniel Tartak said the work BINGO has done in preparation for the statement has been a key priority for the company’s sustainability program.
“BINGO spends almost $400 million annually across more than 1,500 suppliers. To achieve BINGO’s vision of a waste free Australia, we are highly dependent on working with the partners we use for downstream servicing of our waste streams, and also our upstream product and service providers,” Daniel said.
“We are committed to continuous improvement through maintaining responsible and transparent supply chains,” he said.
In FY20, BINGO implemented a Responsible Sourcing Program across the business. The program included a comprehensive evaluation aimed at better understanding our supply chain and the potential risks of modern slavery from our operations. The evaluation included a 12-month external spend review, procurement documentation and policy assessment, development of relevant training and conducting on-site field assessments of key international suppliers in China and Vietnam.
In addition, BINGO has launched a Supplier Code of Conduct that sets out our expectations for our supply chain, and we made improvements to our due diligence processes for onboarding suppliers.
We also conducted a comprehensive evaluation of BINGO’s supply chain and the potential risks of modern slavery within our operations.
Additionally, this year we updated our Human Rights Statement and our Procurement Policy to include our modern slavery commitments.
BINGO’s work in addressing Modern Slavery risk was recognised at the Australasia Supply Management Awards 2020 where the company received the award for outstanding supply chain risk management.
“We will continue to proactively engage with the issue of modern slavery and contribute to combating the practice within our sphere of influence. By working to increase awareness of modern slavery across our business and developing appropriate strategies and plans to combat it, we hope that our customers and sector peers will follow our lead,” Daniel said.
Modern Slavery Statement 2020
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