Modern Slavery Act Statement

Modern Slavery Act Statement

SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT

Tata Technologies Europe Limited (Tata Technologies) is a company which provides engineering and design, PLM (product lifecycle management), and enterprise solutions services to the automotive, heavy industrial machinery and aerospace industries. The company recognizes its responsibility for meaningful contribution towards its workforce by following ethical practices. As part of our culture of good governance, we operate on a set of core values or principles enumerated in our Tata Code of Conduct which reflects our relationship with our stakeholders, and includes the standards and ethical behaviour that we expect from our suppliers.

Modern slavery is an unlawful act encompassing different forms which restrains personal liberty and exploits individuals for personal or commercial gains. Our understanding of modern slavery is based on the definitions and principles set out in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and associated guidance. Tata Technologies has a zero tolerance approach towards modern slavery which it considers as a categorical and indefensible violation of individual’s basic human right. Tata Technologies acknowledges its responsibility to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and seeks to ensure transparency within the organization and its supply chain.

OUR COMMITMENT AGAINST MODERN SLAVERY

We adopt a firm attitude for all our business relationships with regards to the exploitation of individuals under the Modern Slavery Act. In keeping with our commitment to act with integrity in all our business dealings, Tata Technologies acts within the framework of ethical behavior enshrined in the Tata Code of Conduct.

DUE DILIGENCE

We aim for responsible procurement and supplier partnerships. We seek to work with suppliers and service providers who can demonstrate that they share similar values and adopt similar ethical standards as our own.

As part of the Companies’ due diligence process into modern slavery, our Supplier Code of Conduct embodies certain principles against slavery and servitude. Suppliers are required to comply with the Supplier Code of Conduct as part of our supplier engagement process.

COMMUNICATION AND AWARENESS

Our zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery will be communicated to all our suppliers at the very outset of our business relationship with them.
We aim to encourage openness and transparency by actively supporting employee and supplier engagement and with the ability to raise concerns which can be reported at ethics@tatatechnologies.com.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

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Director, Tata Technologies Europe Limited