Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking


Effective Energy Group LTD, and its subsidiaries, is committed to preventing slavery, human trafficking, and any form of exploitation within its business and supply chains. 

This Modern Slavery Policy Statement sets out our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business operations and our relationships, and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking are not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Effective Energy Group is operating in a variety of energy efficiency markets across the UK, including ECO and other scheme management, renewable technologies, and insulation installations. 

We recognise that modern slavery is a global issue and acknowledge our responsibility to take proactive steps to ensure that our business and supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.


The Board is responsible for the effective application of this procedure.

HR are responsible for checking documentation for all new employees to ensure they are legally entitled to work within the UK.

Any person ordering parts, material or contracting the services of a 3rd party are responsible for ensuring the company has an ethical approach to its supply chain and recruitment of staff.

All staff are responsible for notifying their line managers if they have any concerns in respect of modern slavery or human trafficking.

Supporting Policies

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in any part of our business or supply chains. To achieve this, we have implemented the following policies:

  1. Supplier Code of Conduct: We expect our suppliers and business partners to adhere to the highest standards of ethics, including the prohibition of slavery and human trafficking.
  2. Employee Code of Conduct: Our employees are required to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with our commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking.
  3. Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking: We conduct due diligence on our supply chains to identify and assess potential risks of slavery and human trafficking. This includes regular assessments of our suppliers’ practices and substantial onboarding and due diligence checks.
  4. Training and Awareness: We will be providing a modern slavery training module to our employees and key partners to raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking issues and to ensure they understand the signs of exploitation and its impact.
  5. Dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance Director: The Group have recently appointed a Group Environmental, Social and Governance Director to specifically oversee and strengthen all our policies and procedures, including covering slavery and trafficking controls.

Measuring Effectiveness and Compliance

We regularly assess the effectiveness of our policies and procedures in preventing modern slavery and human trafficking. 

We are committed to continuous improvement and will take corrective action promptly should any issues be identified, and we hold regular reviews of all company Policies, managed by the Group Environmental, Social and Governance Director.

Communication and Reporting

This policy statement is communicated to all employees, suppliers, and business partners and published on our group website –  

Any concerns or suspicions of modern slavery or human trafficking can be reported through our established reporting channels as per the staff handbook and policy book.

Review and Update

This policy statement is reviewed annually and updated as necessary to ensure its continued effectiveness and compliance with legal requirements.