MZAGS Anti-Trafficking Compliance Plan 

and Policy Statement


MZAGS, a fully registered Philippine Company with TIN ID 010-709-794-00000, is committed to preventing and combating human trafficking in all its forms. 


We uphold the highest standards of ethics and integrity, ensuring that our operations and supply chains are free from any form of forced labor, exploitation, and trafficking. This policy outlines our approach to identifying, preventing, and addressing human trafficking, in compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, EU Directives on Human Trafficking, and FAR 52.222-50 (Combating Trafficking in Persons).


In addition, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking In Persons is incorporated herein by reference, with the same force and effect as if the full text was included here.



Scope

This policy applies to all employees, suppliers, contractors, and business partners of  MZAGS.


Policy

  1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations

    • Adhere to all relevant anti-trafficking laws and regulations.

    • Ensure that all contracts with suppliers and business partners include clauses that mandate compliance with anti-trafficking laws.

  2. Supply Chain Management

    • Conduct thorough due diligence on all suppliers and partners to assess risks related to human trafficking.

    • Perform regular audits and assessments of supply chains to ensure compliance.

    • Implement corrective actions for any identified risks or violations.

  3. Employee Training and Awareness

    • Provide mandatory training for all employees on recognizing and responding to signs of human trafficking.

    • Update training materials regularly to reflect current laws and best practices.

    • Promote awareness campaigns to educate employees, suppliers, and stakeholders about the importance of combating human trafficking.

  4. Victim Support and Protection

    • Ensure immediate and appropriate support for any victims of trafficking identified within our operations or supply chains.

    • Provide access to medical, psychological, legal, and social services for victims.

    • Guarantee that victims are not penalized for unlawful acts committed as a direct result of being trafficked.

  5. Reporting and Whistleblowing

    • Establish secure and confidential reporting channels for employees, suppliers, and stakeholders to report suspicions or incidents of trafficking.

    • Protect whistleblowers from retaliation and ensure that reports are investigated promptly and thoroughly.

    • Encourage a culture of transparency and accountability.

  6. Collaboration and Advocacy

    • Partner with industry peers, non-governmental organizations, and law enforcement agencies to enhance anti-trafficking efforts.

    • Participate in initiatives and forums aimed at combating human trafficking.

    • Share knowledge and best practices to contribute to the global fight against human trafficking.

  7. Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Conduct regular reviews of this policy to ensure its effectiveness and compliance with legal requirements.

  • Monitor the implementation of anti-trafficking measures and make necessary adjustments.

  • Publish an annual report detailing our actions and progress in combating human trafficking.

  1.  Recruitment and Wages

    • MZAGS is prohibited to charge the applicants recruitment fees or any other fees related to the recruitment process

    • MZAGS will fully commit to all recruitment standards and requirements of the client.

Procedures

  1. Due Diligence Process

    • Screen potential suppliers and partners for risks related to human trafficking.

    • Use risk assessment tools and criteria to evaluate the likelihood of trafficking in supply chains.

    • Require suppliers and partners to complete self-assessment questionnaires on their anti-trafficking measures.

  2. Audit and Assessment

    • Perform scheduled and random audits of high-risk suppliers and operations.

    • Utilize third-party auditors where necessary to ensure objectivity.

    • Document and address any non-compliance issues immediately.

  3. Training and Education

    • Develop and deliver training programs for all employees, including senior management and those in high-risk roles.

    • Provide resources and materials on recognizing trafficking indicators and reporting procedures.

    • Update training content regularly based on new developments and feedback.

  4. Reporting Mechanisms

    • Agents and subcontractors of the Company may report without fear of retaliation, any activity inconsistent with the Company’s policy to combat trafficking in persons, by contacting one of the following officials:
      4.1. The CEO/co-founder , phone +972-52-234-8322 or by email at ronenz@mzags.com
      4.2. The Co-Founder/Talents Manager, phone +972-54-2169948 or by email at luisat@mzags.com

    • Employees, agents and subcontractors of the Company can also report, without fear of retaliation, any activity inconsistent with this policy, by contacting the international trafficking in persons’ hotline, phone 1-888-373-7888 or by email to help@humantraffickinghotline.org or the Philippines’ Commission on Filipino Overseas, hotline 1343 (02-1343 outside Manila) or by email  info@cfo.gov.ph

    • Ensure that all reports are logged, investigated, and resolved in a timely manner.

    • Maintain confidentiality and protect the identity of whistleblowers and victims.

  5. Victim Support Protocol

    • Establish a response team to handle cases involving trafficking victims.

    • Collaborate with local authorities and NGOs to provide comprehensive support services.

    • Develop reintegration programs for victims, including job placement and skills training.

  6. Review and Reporting

    • Conduct annual reviews of the anti-trafficking policy and procedures.

    • Report findings and progress to senior management and relevant stakeholders.

    • Make necessary updates to policies and procedures based on review outcomes.