Genius Sports Group is committed to improving practices to combat slavery and human trafficking.
Genius Sports Group Limited is a global leader in sports data technology, distribution and commercialisation services. We build innovative technology that unlocks the true value of official data, connecting the worlds of sport, betting and media. Genius Sports Group are owned by Apax Funds with the Head office in London, UK. We have over 1500 employees operating in 16 locations globally. The Company is organised into four business units:
Given the nature of the Group’s business, we consider the risk of modern slavery being present in our supply chain to be low. Some of our services are outsourced to third party suppliers and so we are considering a supply chain compliance programme which will vet existing suppliers and identify high risks when engaging with new suppliers. High risk suppliers include: light manufacturing services, IT services and contract cleaning services. We do not source any raw products or materials.
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chain or in any part of our business. Our modern slavery policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chain.
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we are currently reviewing our systems and processes. We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply we are currently enforcing a supply chain compliance programme which will aim to:
We have a dedicated team which consists of representatives from the following departments:
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain and our business, we provide training to our employees where appropriate.
We are enforcing a supply chain compliance programme to ensure supplier due diligence checks for new suppliers; including labour and ethical standards. We will use the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we are in ensuring that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place:
Following a review of the effectiveness of the steps we have taken this year, we intend to take further steps to combat slavery and human trafficking. We have identified a higher risk tier of suppliers and will be working though these to ensure they adhere to the modern slavery and human trafficking elements of the supplier due diligence.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our Group's slavery and human trafficking statement. It was approved by the board on 16th December 2019.