The Brownsword Group prides itself on its attention to the most stringent standards and protocols in all areas of ethical compliance, and will ensure that all business is conducted lawfully, transparently and in a socially responsible and principled manner. We believe that every business has the responsibility of contributing to society through its activities, and where it can should strive to further help the wider community by ‘giving back’. The Brownsword Group are proud to achieve this through our long-standing corporate sponsorship of the charity Help For Heroes, active since September 2010.
We define Corporate Social Responsibility as:-
‘a concept whereby we integrate social and environmental concerns into our business operations and in our interactions with all our stakeholders’.
We are committed to upholding best practice in this area, and our approach is designed to build trust, deliver mutual advantage and demonstrate respect for human dignity in all our relationships.
We hold ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems which ensures we uphold industry standards in all our processes.
Modern Slavery Statement
The Brownsword Group will work within its area of influence to promote and protect human rights. We will not tolerate human rights abuses and we will not engage or be complicit in any activity that solicits or encourages human rights abuse. Modern slavery is a criminal offence under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “Act”). Modern slavery can occur in various forms, including servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain. The company is committed to the prevention of opportunities for modern slavery to occur within the business.
In conjunction with the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the company will not tolerate any practices which infringe this legislation including within its supply chains. Transparency within supply chains will be reviewed annually in line with due diligence processes. The company will ensure it complies with legislation pertaining to human trafficking and modern slavery via its stringent recruitment and compliance processes.
This statement’s use of the term “modern slavery” has the meaning given in the Act.