Corporate Compliance Statements
The following statements are presented to provide information on DNOW's global initiatives regarding the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, UK Finance Act 2016 and the Forced Labor Convention, as well as company policies on human rights, HSE and environmental issues.
Available Compliance Statements
UK Modern Slavery Act Transparency Statement
Beginning 29 October 2015, organisations that supply goods and services in the United Kingdom and have a total global annual turnover of at least £36 million are required to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement for each financial year, pursuant to the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
DNOW seeks to uphold human rights in all its operations and facilities. We do not condone or permit the use of child, forced, indentured, or involuntary labor in any of our operations. We promote the health and safety of all our workers everywhere. In addition, we ensure compliance with fair wage and hour laws in all DNOW operations. We will not knowingly conduct business with - and will terminate business dealings with - any supplier or other business partner who violates these standards.
UK Tax Strategy Statement
The UK Finance Act 2016 requires any multinational group with a turnover in excess of €750 million and at least one UK subsidiary or a UK permanent establishment to publish its UK tax strategy for each financial year.
The DNOW UK Companies are committed to conducting their tax affairs consistent with DNOW's Tax Department Mission Statement, which aims to observe all applicable UK laws, rules, and regulations in meeting tax compliance and reporting responsibilities everywhere the Companies operate.
Human Rights Policy
Forced Labor Statement
On any given day, there are more than 40 million men, women and children who are forced to work against their will under threat. Ending forced labor requires a multi-faceted approach that addresses the array of forces that contribute to vulnerability and enable abuses. This statement outlines DNOW’s commitment against forced labor.
Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policy Statement
DNOW is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, customers, the public, and the environment while acting in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations. DNOW strives for continuous improvement in health, safety, and environmental practices to enhance our company’s business performance, satisfy customer requirements, and create positive change globally as well as in our local communities.
Environmental Policy Statement
DNOW is committed to being a responsible steward of the environment and working to minimize our impact on the environment through energy management, conservation initiatives, responsible water conservation and recycling, where applicable. DNOW strives for continuous improvement in health, safety, and environmental practices to enhance our company’s business performance, satisfy customer requirements, and create positive change globally as well as in our local communities, while acting in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.