Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking statement
1: Statement from senior management
Trenitalia UK Limited (TUK) and Trenitalia c2c Limited (c2c) are committed to preventing acts of modern slavery and human trafficking from occurring within its business and supply chain, and imposes the same high standards on its suppliers.
Modern slavery is prevalent across the world. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 21 million people in forced labour in the world today. UK government estimates refer to between 10 and 13 thousand potential victims of slavery.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is designed to tackle forced labour and human trafficking, in several ways: –
Requiring businesses to be transparent about their practices and policies in their own organisations
Requiring businesses to be transparent about policies to prevent slavery and human trafficking, in their global supply chains.
2: Structure of the organisation
TUK and c2c are part of the Trenitalia and FS Groups. They employ over 70,000 people worldwide, has business operations in all regions of the world and are leaders in the field of rail passenger, freight transportation and other fields. Please refer to https://www.fsitaliane.it/content/fsitaliane/en.html
We work with a range of suppliers in the world to provide services to our customers in the UK, and we also work with business partners to tender for public contracts.
As part of our commitment to combating modern slavery, we have implemented an Anti-Slavery Policy. We also request that all our suppliers and business partners are aware of our policies and adhere to our standards.
As part of our efforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains, we have adopted due diligence procedures.
TUK and c2c also regularly assess the risk that slavery may be occurring in its supply chain.
We ask that all our suppliers adhere to our anti-slavery policy and do not tolerate slavery and human trafficking within our supply chains.
We invest in educating our staff to recognise the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains. Employees are encouraged to identify and report any potential breaches of the organisations anti-slavery and human trafficking policy.
5: Further actions and sign-off
This statement is made in accordance with section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Trenitalia UK/c2c’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year commencing 1 January 2021 and ending 31 December 2021
This statement was approved by TUK and c2c in June 2021.