Dr Meg Brodie

Dr Meg Brodie

Partner Human Rights and Social Impact, KPMG Banarra

Articles by Dr Meg Brodie

Assurance & Risk

Diversity, environmental and social risks in the spotlight but their light dims in reports from ASX listed companies

ESG may be all the rage but a major study KPMG carried out for the ASX shows there is a lot more still to be done.

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ESG

ESG is now in every corporate conversation – and it should be

The mainstreaming of ESG is a welcome development for those of us who have been championing the corporate responsibility to respect human rights for a decade or more.

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ESG

What Happens Next?: The S in ESG

Join us in our latest episode where we discuss everything about the ‘S’ in ESG.

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Investors must consider the human rights dimensions of climate risk

Understanding the intersection of climate risk and adverse human rights impacts is business critical for investors.

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Social Impact

What does it take to report well in your second Modern Slavery Statement?

Managing risk to people is a constant and evolving task. It requires a business to apply the same model of continuous improvement that it might to any other risk – plan, do, check, act.

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Social Impact

What we’ve learned talking to 150 directors about trust and modern slavery

With the introduction of modern slavery legislation in Australia, the responsibility of boards just stepped into another complex area.

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Social Impact

Risks, rights and responsibilities: new report makes sense of modern slavery

As of 1 January 2019 the clock started for business with directors accountable for annual public modern slavery statements that describe how the business is identifying and managing modern slavery risks

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Social Impact

There is no single lever to create change so what is needed to put a stop to modern slavery?

This week in Davos the World Economic Forum is asking itself – what are the most effective levers to put an end to modern slavery? A nuanced, multi-layered response is required.

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Social Impact

Seventy years on, human rights matters more than ever to business

Even so, human rights violations continue and we now expect more of business, increasingly calling for greater accountability for non-financial risks.

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