NIKKEI EUROPE LIMITED's Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

INTRODUCTION FROM THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

We are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking.

ORGANISATION'S STRUCTURE

We are a provider of the European Edition of the Japanese newspaper 'The Nikkei', 'The Nikkei Online Edition' and on-line financial information, in Europe, Middle East and Africa. We are a part of the NIKKEI (Group), and our ultimate parent company is Nikkei Inc. which has its head office in Japan. The Group has over 9,000 employees and operates worldwide.

The Group has a global annual turnover of £2,490,809,000.

OUR BUSINESS

Our business is organised into 4 business units: Subscription, Advertisement, Electronic Media and Administration.

OUR SUPPLY CHAINS

Our supply chains relate to the following activities: printing and publishing; distribution of print products; retail products; customer services; marketing and advertising.

OUR POLICIES ON SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-slavery Policy reflects 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 out supply chains.

DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we have in place systems to:

  • Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains.
  • Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains.
  • Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains.
  • Protect whistle blowers.

SUPPLIER ADHERENCE TO OUR VALUES

We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values we have in place a supply chain compliance programme.

TRAINING

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff.

OUR EFFECTIVENESS IN COMBATING SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

We have appointed Managing Director to conduct a review to bring insights on ways to we can tackle slavery and human trafficking. Managing Director uses appropriate measures to assess how effective we have been in ensuring that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2016.

NIKKEI EUROPE LIMITED