Modern slavery

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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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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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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Not even a change in Prime Minister can stop progress on modern slavery

The Modern Slavery Bill is important because it marks one further step towards the introduction of legislation which will require companies to annually report on how they are addressing the risk of modern slavery in their operations and supply chain.

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KPMG Senate Submission: will public reporting change the modern slavery conversation?

Last week the new Global Slavery Index (GSI) figures were released. It would be easy to feel complacent from our Australian vantage point, however, the raw figures should give us all pause.

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Identifying risk is at the heart of the new Australian modern slavery legislation

Thousands of companies in Australia are going to have to consider how they manage the risk of modern slavery in their businesses after Minister Hawke introduced the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 to the floor of the Federal Parliament today.

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Are you ready to go public about modern slavery? Time to get prepared

The introduction of modern slavery regulatory reporting in Australia will help those entities, that have not considered their human rights risks

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How is it that we end up buying stuff made by slaves?

Few of us knowingly buy products or services made by slaves. Yet we do so every day.

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