SLAVERY ACT STATEMENT

Statement on slavery and human trafficking

This statement provides clarity on our corporate responsibility, focusing on Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd’s compliance with the Modern Slavery Act and our commitment to prohibiting any form of forced labour or slavery throughout our supply chain.

Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd has zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking and takes its responsibilities very seriously.

Organisation’s Structure

We are a provider of insurance through a Lloyd’s Syndicate in the Lloyd’s market in London. We are part of the Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd. group and our ultimate parent company is Cincinnati Financial Corporation based in the US. Within Cincinnati Financial Corporation group structure, Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd. is an intermediate holding company of Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd and the following, which are also wholly owned subsidiaries: 

  • Cincinnati Global Dedicated No 2 Ltd;
  • Cincinnati Global Dedicated 1,3,4,5,6 Ltd; and
  • Cincinnati Global Underwriting Services Ltd.

Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd and all its subsidiary companies are incorporated under the laws of England and Wales.  

Our Business

Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd. operates through Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd., which is the Lloyd’s managing agent for Cincinnati Global Syndicate 318. Collectively, the group is known as Cincinnati Global and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd joined the Cincinnati Financial Corporation as a wholly owned subsidiary in February 2019. Cincinnati Global Syndicate 318 specialises in providing Property, Contingency, Specie, Political Violence (Terrorism) and Credit & Political Risk Insurance worldwide through a network of brokers. 

Cincinnati Global Dedicated No 2 Ltd. is a Lloyd’s corporate member and is the vehicle through which Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd participates on Syndicate 318. Cincinnati Global Dedicated 1,3,4,5,6 Ltd are inactive Lloyds’ corporate members which have historically been the vehicles through which other third-party capital providers have participated on syndicates managed by Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd. 

Cincinnati Global Underwriting Services Ltd is an appointed representative of Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd. This entity is a Lloyd’s service company and was formerly used to access business from UK regional brokers by means of a binding authority issued by Syndicate 318. This company is currently dormant. 

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

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.  

To be able to achieve this commitment to act ethically and with integrity, Cincinnati Global is undertaking the following steps:

1)      Employees:

  • Are required to adhere to our Code of Conduct and Ethics policy.
  • Are required to adhere to our Central Procurement policy and other policies applicable to suppliers.
  • Receive training on relevant policies and procedures.

2)   Suppliers:

  • All new suppliers are subject to a selection process or other form of due diligence which sufficiently assesses propriety.

Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking

We understand the necessary requirements to identify and mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking and therefore include the following systems in our due diligence processes:

  • Assess, monitor, and mitigate the risk that is posed in our supply chains.
  • Systems in place to protect whistleblowers.

Supplier adherence to our values

  • We reserve the rights to audit our suppliers with the exception of the suppliers of incidentals such as kitchen supplies with whom detailed contracts are not in place.

Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking

Cincinnati Global group companies are required to have a continuous programme in place to review their policies and processes in an effort to avoid and prevent slavery and human trafficking within their supplier chains.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54 (1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the slavery and human trafficking statement approved by the Board of Management on 24th May 2021 for the financial year ending 2020.

Signed

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Name:     Arthur Hoffmann
Position:  Chief Governance Officer
Date:       24.05.2021

For and on behalf of the Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd. Board.