Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another to exploit them for personal or commercial gain.
reSolved is committed to combatting slavery and human trafficking. This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes reSolved’s modern slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2021.
reSolved is a dynamic and diverse company in existence since 2007. We’ve grown 250% over the past three years and have staff in Europe, Canada, the United States, and India, with office locations in Dublin and Toronto. There is no third-party financial involvement so the company faces no external pressure associated with earnings, venture capitalists, etc.
We partner with organizations that do good, so they can be better. Because we believe there is always a better way. Our clients have a clear purpose and vision. Whether it’s developing cures for disease, building just communities, eliminating poverty, or advancing research and scientific discovery, they are the leaders, innovators, allies, and dynamos solving society’s complex challenges and making the world a better place.
reSolved is the silent partner that helps purpose-driven organizations succeed. We empower our clients to deliver greater impact now and into the future. We do this by making their technology work for them and by bringing their people, processes, and meaningful results into focus. We give them the tools and knowledge to do what they do, better and more efficiently.
Our team has implemented best-in-class technologies for some of the largest, high profile philanthropic organizations, multinational corporations, government agencies, and research institutions, bringing decades of deep knowledge and expertise to help them create lasting change in 100 countries using solutions in 12 languages throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Canada.
As partners we understand that the only way to make true impact in this world, is by doing things better. We work with our clients to understand their unique needs. We carefully listen and discover everything there is to know so we can deliver solutions that are right-sized for today, but future-ready for tomorrow. We ask questions and research. We bring empathy and a desire to learn. Our collaborative approach is powered by our clients’ purpose and their success is ours as well. We pursue excellence and aspire to exceed expectations, one client at a time.
As professional service providers, we do not operate in an industry where modern slavery is prevalent; nevertheless, we recognize such risks exist for organizations across the globe and we continue to enhance our supply chain selection and compliance processes with that in mind.
Through our policies we communicate our values and expectations, setting a high bar for ourselves and our partners and making clear that we do not tolerate modern slavery in our supply chains or any part of our business. We are committed to consistently evolving and improving our approach.
Considering the critical responsibilities to report on measures to ensure that all parts of our business and supply chain are slavery-free, we have reviewed our workplace policies and procedures to assess their effectiveness in identifying and tackling modern slavery issues. Our workplace policies and procedures demonstrate our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
New technology and professional service vendors are subject to a selection process and due diligence in respect of data privacy, security and other legal and compliance matters. The vendor due diligence process is documented prior to entering into any business relationship and periodically updated.
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk, we have in place systems to:
reSolved’s values are established with caring for our communities, clients and team members. We have high standards of professionalism, integrity and ethics in conducting our business. We are dedicated to treating everyone who works at or with our company with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate any form of slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour or human trafficking in any part of our business or our supply chains.
Our services are delivered by team members representing diverse ideas, skill sets, and backgrounds. We understand and celebrate the opinions that come from our diverse culture and we believe that from diverse perspectives better ideas are forged. reSolved is an equal opportunity employer for all qualified persons and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status. Our team speaks 15 different languages, 70% of them are women and 60% identify as minorities.
This policy applies to recruitment and placement, promotion, training, transfer, retention, the rate of pay and all other details and conditions of employment. Employment and promotion decisions will be based on merit and the principle of furthering equal opportunity. The requirements we impose in filling a position will be those that validly relate to the job performance required.
All other HR programs including compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, recalls from layoffs, training, education, tuition assistance, and recreation programs will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status, in accordance with appropriate law.
At reSolved, we consider ourselves ambassadors of diversity and inclusion. We value our culture and encourage a collaborative environment that enables everyone the opportunity to succeed and create better products and services for our clients. The innovative leadership team sponsors the diversity and inclusion efforts and championed by all employees.
reSolved offers benefits which provide flexible work hours and Work From Home to accommodate the diverse needs of everyone in our organization.
Given the nature of our business, the majority of our suppliers are technology and service vendors. Although we expect the risk of modern slavery in our supply chain to be low, we consider such risks in our selection and management processes.
To date, reSolved has had zero identified instances of modern slavery in our supply chain. If any risks or violations are identified, we will take all appropriate actions, including disengaging with suppliers.
At reSolved, we review our recruitment practices regularly and continuously work to attract a diverse range of candidates. There is a due diligence process for onboarding of new employees that includes background checks as well as mandatory training.
We train our employees regularly on a range of topics. Further to regular online training sessions, we consider additional training opportunities on an ongoing basis.
We recognize that tackling modern slavery and human trafficking is a continuous responsibility. Our efforts are ongoing to combat these practices and we will continue to undertake due diligence in our supply chain reviews and develop our policies and procedures accordingly.