Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
This Modern Slavery Statement has been published in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. This statement encompasses all group companies of Green (Topco) Limited as at 01 June 2022.
We are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking. We are dedicated to understanding the risks and taking appropriate steps to ensure that there is no modern slavery in business and supply chains.
Our Executive Board has overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with this Modern Slavery Statement.
Founded in 1999, The Instant Group is a workspace innovation company that rethinks workspace on behalf of its clients injecting flexibility, reducing cost and driving enterprise performance. Instant places almost 8,000 companies a year in flexible workspace such as serviced, coworking or managed offices including Amex, Barclays, Prudential, Booking.com, Shell, Jaguar Land Rover and Worldpay making it the market leader in flexible workspace.
Its listings’ platform www.instantoffices.com hosts more than 15,000 flexible workspace centres across the world and is the only site of its kind to represent the global market, providing a service to FTSE 100, Fortune 500, and SME clients.
In 2019 Instant acquired Incendium Consulting Ltd, an independent corporate real estate consultancy that provides large real estate services procurement, consulting, talent and change management programmes to blue-chip clients. Together, Instant and Incendium give clients access to independent market-leading consultancy, world class data and delivery options that transform their approach to workplace in what is a truly distinct offer in the market.
In March 2022 Instant announced a merger with the key digital assets from IWG plc including Easy Offices, Coworker, DaVinci, Meetingo, Rovva and Worka. This combined with other acquisition activity creates the world's largest independent marketplace for flexible workspace. With offices across the globe including London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Sydney, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, today Instant employs over 500 experts and has clients in more than 150 countries.
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our supply chains include firms that provide elements of workspace lifecycle such as design, fit out and facilities management. Our approach is embedded within our policies and employment practices. Our Executive Director, Solutions Delivery has full responsibility for managing the supply chain relationships.
We expect our suppliers to comply with all laws and regulations including anti-slavery and human rights principles in employment. The policies and processes we have in place to help us identify and mitigate risk areas include the following:-
The following supplier management processes and steps enable us to ensure that our suppliers do not engage with any kind of anti-slavery and human trafficking practices:-
Within the business, our operations and legal divisions work together to ensure compliance with our anti slavery and human trafficking policy. We can measure how effective we have been in ensuring that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or within our core suppliers by:
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the Instant Group’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2021.
eSigned: Tim Rodber
Green (Topco) Limited
Date: 01 June 2022