At Twin Cities Vapors, we are committed to conducting our business ethically and responsibly. We stand against modern slavery and human trafficking in all its forms and are dedicated to ensuring that our operations and supply chains remain free from such practices.
Twin Cities Vapors acknowledges its responsibility to uphold human rights and protect individuals from exploitation. We adhere to the following principles:
- Supplier Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence when engaging with suppliers and business partners. We expect our suppliers to share our commitment to human rights and to operate in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
- Code of Conduct: We have established a comprehensive Code of Conduct that outlines our expectations regarding human rights, labor practices, and ethical behavior. We require all our employees, suppliers, and business partners to adhere to this code.
- Risk Assessment: We regularly assess and monitor potential risks related to modern slavery and human trafficking within our operations and supply chains. This includes identifying high-risk areas and taking appropriate measures to mitigate these risks.
- Training and Awareness: We provide training and resources to our employees and key stakeholders to raise awareness about modern slavery and human trafficking. This ensures that everyone involved in our business understands the signs of exploitation and knows how to report any concerns.
- Reporting Mechanisms: We maintain robust reporting mechanisms that allow employees, suppliers, and stakeholders to raise concerns related to modern slavery and human trafficking. We encourage the reporting of any suspected instances promptly and guarantee that all reports will be handled confidentially and appropriately.
Our Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Twin Cities Vapors is dedicated to continuously improving our efforts to combat modern slavery and human trafficking. We actively engage with industry organizations, participate in relevant initiatives, and collaborate with stakeholders to drive positive change.
We regularly review our policies, procedures, and practices to ensure their effectiveness and alignment with evolving best practices and legal requirements. Any identified areas for improvement are promptly addressed and remedial actions are taken.
Our Expectations of Suppliers
We expect all our suppliers and business partners to share our commitment to combating modern slavery and human trafficking. We require them to:
- Comply with all applicable laws and regulations related to labor practices, human rights, and modern slavery.
- Maintain transparent and ethical supply chains, ensuring that their own suppliers adhere to similar standards.
- Provide information and cooperate with any audits or assessments conducted to evaluate compliance with our standards.
- Promptly report any known or suspected instances of modern slavery or human trafficking to Twin Cities Vapors.
Review and Publication
This Modern Slavery Statement is reviewed on an annual basis and may be updated to reflect changes in legislation, best practices, or our business operations. The most recent version will always be available on our website.
If you have any questions, concerns, or reports related to modern slavery or human trafficking within Twin Cities Vapors or its supply chains, please contact us at [email protected] Your communication will be treated confidentially, and we will take appropriate action in response to any reported incidents.
Together, let us stand united against modern slavery and human trafficking, working towards a world where the rights and dignity of all individuals are respected.
Date of last update: 26-7-2023
The Twin Cities Vapors Management Team