Modern Slavery Statement
MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT
This statement applies to Infinity Energy Organisation Ltd (referred to in this statement as ‘the Organisation’). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year to June 30th 2018.
B) ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
The Organisation is located in the United Kingdom and is run by a managing director.
Infinity Energy Organisation is an approved Green Deal Provider, and an approved Green Deal Assessor Organisation. Infinity Energy Organisation promotes, installs, and arranges funding for energy efficient products into domestic properties, to decrease the customer’s energy costs. We provide ECO funding to customers on low income, properties in rural and deprived areas, and customers who want to install the primary measures. For Green Deal we are able to provide funding for customer who are unable to gain ECO funding.
The labour supplied to Infinity Energy Organisation in pursuance of its operation is recruited from within the United Kingdom.
The Organisation considers that modern slavery encompasses:
• Human trafficking: • Forced work, through mental or physical threat: • Being owned or controlled by an employer through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse: • Being dehumanised, treated as a commodity or being bought or sold as property: • Being physically constrained or to have restriction placed on freedom of movement.
Infinity Energy Organisation acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Infinity Energy Organisation understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains. Infinity Energy Organisation does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad. which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour. No labour provided to Infinity Energy Organisation in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Organisation strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in the United Kingdom.
E) SUPPLY CHAINS
In order to fulfil its activities. Infinity Energy Organisation’s main supply chains include those related to installing energy efficient products into domestic properties. The Organisation uses installers, surveyors and DEA’s/GDA’s.
The Organisation conducts a Sub-Contractor approval process, which is activated before a Sub-Contractor is permitted to work with us. Sub-Contractors must satisfy several criteria, including health & safety and financial probity, to ensure that they are legitimate organisations which can fully meet the requirements of working for us.
F) POTENTIAL EXPOSURE
The Organisation considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be limited. Nonetheless. it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it
Infinity Energy Organisation carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains. including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.
Infinity Energy Organisation has not. to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, Infinity Energy Organisation has taken the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place.
• Aim to identify and assess potential risk areas in our own business and supply chains • Where possible build long standing relationships with suppliers and make clear our expectations of their business behavior • Monitor potential risk areas in our own business and our supply chains • Encourage the reporting of concerns and support the protection of whistle blowers • Require our suppliers to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015
(H) KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Infinity Energy Organisation has set the following key performance indicators to measure its effectiveness in ensuring modern slavery is not taking place in Infinity Energy Organisation or its supply chains.
• Use of supplier selection process including supplier questionnaires before they enter the supply chain.
Infinity Energy Organisation is committed to ensuring that there is no Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. The Organisation does this by acting ethically and with integrity in all business relationships and by implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in out supply chains. We have also implemented best practice controls for assessing employees’ eligibility to work in the UK. We expect our supply chain to adhere to our expectations with respect to their own workforce.
J) SLAVERY COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Infinity Energy Organisation has a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to Infinity Energy Organisation obligations in this regard.