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We will not share any information we store with any third party.
Modern Slavery Act Transparency Statement
Kyowa Kirin is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all of our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any of our supply chains. We have a zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking.
This statement is made by Kyowa Kirin International plc ("KKI") and its subsidiaries pursuant to Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the "Act") and covers the financial year ending 31 December 2016. KKI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Hakka Kirin Co. Ltd a company incorporated in Japan and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Kyowa Hakka Kirin Group ("the KHK Group") is an R&D based pharmaceutical company with special strengths in biotechnology. The KHK Group strives to contribute to the health and well-being of people around the world, by creating new value through the pursuit of advances in life sciences and technologies.
KKI has its head office in the UK and trading companies across Europe and the USA marketing and distributing our pharmaceutical products.
Our Supply Chains
KKI outsources its manufacturing and packaging requirements to third parties, including the supply of active pharmaceutical ingredients.
In December 2015 we began undertaking a supply chain surveillance exercise in order to ensure that our third party suppliers do not engage in any activities or behaviour in contravention of the Act. We will continue to monitor our supply chain partners to ensure compliance with the Act.
In addition we are taking steps to review and amend our contractual relationships with our suppliers to obtain written, binding statements to this effect. This process is ongoing and will form part of our regular business review meetings with our suppliers.
This Modern Slavery Act Transparency Statement was approved by the Board of Directors of Kyowa Kirin International plc on 25 January 2017.
Chief Executive Officer