GRI Compliance / Social

Human Rights Assessment 2016

For Management Response click here.

For Reporting Boundaries and Methodologies click here.

REFStatoDisclosureOur Response

GRI 412-01

Partial Disclosure

Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments

Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or human rights impact assessments, by country.

As part of the quarterly risk register all our business units (100%) are required to carry out a risk assessment, which includes human rights as part of the review process.

On an annual basis as part of the review of our Modern Slavery Transparency statement the Board considers the risk of modern slavery in our business model for the whole business.

Details of our approach are included on page 70 of our Annual Report.

GRI 412-02

Partial Disclosure

Employee training on human rights policies or procedures

  1. Total number of hours in the reporting period devoted to training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations.
  2. Percentage of employees trained during the reporting period in human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations.

We take a risk-based approach to the employees who require training. All applicable employees, must complete training, including on our Code of Conduct, before they are given access to the Babcock network on joining the company after which annual refresher training is compulsory.

Whistleblowing lines, for reporting breaches of the Code of Conduct, are widely displayed across Babcock sites and on our intranet and website together with our Anti-Bribery and Corruption/Ethical Policy.

We continue to raise awareness of Modern Slavery within our procurement and supply chain function.

GRI 412-03

No Disclosure

Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening

  1. Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening.
  2. The definition used for ‘significant investment agreements’.

Not relevant to Babcock.