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The New South Wales Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Social Issues releases its Final Report into the Modern Slavery Act 2018 with recommendations that it be brought into force in 2021

Whilst a 2016 ETI report heralded the MSA as a ‘game-changer’, citing that twice as many CEOs and other sector executives are actively involved in addressing modern slavery, disappointingly, over the subsequent five years, we have not seen a huge spike in the levels of reporting compliance with the MSA. There are reports that suggest that compliance still falls below 50%.

A recently published report by the EU Commission has revealed only 1/3 of business currently undertake some form of due diligence

      [First publishedPublished in Transform Magazine: Colleen Theron discusses human rights legislation and the practical steps an organisation […]

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What will a failure to take meaningful action to address child labour in supply chains mean in the context of the most recent case against Tech giants?

Ardea International Legal Insight: Lungowe v Vedanta Resources Plc – what lessons are there for business

Insights of the 10 key trends affecting responsible business in the past 10 years

What are the lessons we can learn about human trafficking from the deaths of 39 victims in a Truck

What are the barriers facing organisations that want to integrate sustainability into their procurement processes?

What does sustainable procurement mean for your organisation?

The STRT It is an open-source tool companies use for targeted modern slavery due diligence.

How does this affect your non-financial obligations?

What is responsible business practice? Is it different to CSR? How can organisations implement these standards?

The legal insight covers the lawsuit involving Nestle and Cargill Inc filed by former victims of modern slavery.