Corporate Compliance Statements
The following statements are presented to provide information on DNOW's initiatives regarding the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, UK Finance Act 2016 and Forced Labor Convention.
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.
DistributionNOW 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 DistributionNOW 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 DistributionNOW UK Companies are committed to conducting their tax affairs consistent with DistributionNOW'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
The mission and values of NOW Inc., its subsidiaries, and affiliates (collectively referred to herein as “DistributionNOW”) reflect our unwavering respect for human dignity and fundamental human rights."
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.