Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Last Revision Date: February 25, 2021

This slavery and human trafficking statement is made by Vena pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the "Act") for the financial year ending on 31 January 2021. It sets out the steps that Vena will take to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not present in our business or direct supply chain.

About Vena

Vena is one of Canada’s biggest tech success stories and fastest-growing companies. We provide award-winning cloud finance software to help companies plan to grow with confidence, including Nike, White Castle, the NAACP and more than 900 other customers. Vena is headquartered in Toronto with over 400 employees worldwide.

Our Supply Chain

At Vena, we consider ourselves to be low risk in relation to modern slavery, given the technology services we provide and our limited use of suppliers. We periodically review our use of suppliers and, as necessary, adapt our processes if we determine that our risk has changed.

Our Approach To Combatting Modern Slavery

Vena is committed to conducting business in a responsible and ethical manner. We have a zero tolerance approach to modern slavery and expect the same high standards and commitment from those we do business with.Vena’s internal policies and procedures aim to ensure that effective systems and controls are in place to prevent slavery and human trafficking from occurring in any part of our business.

Vena’s Code of Business Conduct & Ethics promotes a culture of integrity by establishing principles for how we deal with our clients, employees and the public. Amongst other things, the values and rules set out in the Code encourage us to foster a safe, healthy and productive workplace and to maintain accountability at all levels of the organisation. Employees are encouraged to report any concerns they may have to management or Human Resources. 

Next Steps

Going forward, Vena will continue to review and update policies and procedures with respect to this issue.