Modern Slavery Statement 2019


Our Business

The Global Marine Group (GMG) is a market leader in offshore engineering and consists of three business units; CWind delivering power cable and asset management services topside and subsea to the offshore renewables and utilities market, Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets and Global Offshore delivering trenching and power cable lay services to the oil & gas industry.

We operate predominately in Western Europe, but our Maintenance and Installation projects have a global reach. Our offices, depots and base ports are in Canada, Netherlands Antilles, Bermuda, United Kingdom, Singapore and the Philippines.

The Global Marine Group has zero tolerance of Modern Slavery in all its varying forms both within the GMG companies and their supply chains.

 

Summary

This statement covers the period of 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2018, in line with the GMG financial year. 2018 saw a Group spend of USD145m was across 1,511 suppliers, worldwide.

 

Corporate Policies

 

Control Measures

All new Vendor Requests are reviewed against Modern Slavery risk against the following criteria:

 

Where a higher risk is identified, a self-assessment questionnaire is completed by the potential supplier and assessed accordingly.

GMG on-boarded 303 new suppliers in 2018. Of those 1 was identified as high risk and 2 as medium risk.

High Risk:

Medium Risk:

 

2018 Activities

In 2018 GMG completed the following activities:

 

2019 Plan

 

GMG remain committed to the participation and responsibility of eradicating Modern Slavery from its supply chain.

 

Paul Thomas
Head of Procurement
Board and Director Approval Provided by Ian Bryan, Managing Director Group Business Operations 10th April 2018.

 

Modern Slavery Statement 2018

The Global Marine Group has zero tolerance of Modern Slavery in all its varying forms both within the GMG companies and their supply chains.

 

Control Measures:

All new Vendor Requests are reviewed against Modern Slavery risk against the following criteria:

 

Where a higher risk is identified, a self-assessment questionnaire is completed by the potential supplier and assessed accordingly.

GMG has undertaken a desk based assessment of risk with its top 100 (by spend) suppliers, utilising a scorecard based assessment, resulting in 32 suppliers identified as Medium risk and zero High risk. During 2018 these Medium risk suppliers will complete self-assessment questionnaires for further review and identification of any required mitigation/compliance actions.

In 2017 GMG added a section for Modern Slavery review to its Supplier Audit requirements and all new Contracts have provision and obligations for ethical trading and compliance to the Modern Slavery Act.

In 2018 GMG aims to:

 

GMG remain committed to the participation and responsibility of eradicating Modern Slavery from its supply chain.