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Ratification of Forced Labour Protocol to impact Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... perpetrators of forced labour. It also comes as the federal government is performing a review of the existing Modern Slavery Act. The protocol was established in 2014 as part of the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Forced Labour Convention ...

Calls to strengthen Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Australia's Modern Slavery Act is under review for impact and effectiveness, and investors have a role to play in both potentially strengthening the statutory obligations as well as impacting on an issue that is getting worse globally. A panel of experts ...

ASX300 action on modern slavery "lagging"

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 7 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... for investors in Australian companies that clearly aren't being addressed." Under the Commonwealth's Modern Slavery Act of 2018, organisations that operate in Australia and have more than $100 million in annual revenue have to report annually ...

2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... climate change, will also be front of mind. In Australia in recent years, modern slavery and the recently passed Modern Slavery Act have to be synonymous with human rights in general. Under the Commonwealth's Modern Slavery Act of 2018, organisations ...

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... they begin to prepare their next round of modern slavery statements in the new year. Under the Commonwealth's Modern Slavery Act of 2018, organisations that operate in Australia and have more than $100 million in annual revenue have to report annually ...

Weighing litigation risk of net zero targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... issue" because many companies have not done an adequate job of complying with the reporting obligations of the Modern Slavery Act, said Sean Selleck, partner, Baker McKenzie. "Many companies haven't done a particularly good job reporting about risk ...

Super funds file Modern Slavery Statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... has identified 36 super fund which have lodged statements with the Australian Border Force, in line with the Modern Slavery Act 2018. Those super fund groups represent $1.4 trillion in funds under management. Of the 36 super fund groups in the list ...

Brokers recognised for excellence in ESG research

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... have taken place over the last 12 months like the destruction of Juukan Gorge, the first reports under the Modern Slavery Act, and of course COVID-19." ESG RA membership currently represents over 50 institutions managing well in excess of $1 trillion ...

Guide to assist financial sector in Modern Slavery risk management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... Slavery: Practical responses to managing risks to people, a guide to help the sector respond effectively to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 and other global human rights reporting obligations. Under the Modern Slavery Act, all entities with more than $100 ...

Scentre Group to increase disclosure for cleaning contracts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... efficacy of grievance mechanisms available to workers, ACCR noted. "Our requirement for disclosure went beyond the Modern Slavery Act, because what we want to know is the steps Scentre Group are taking to make sure that no wage theft is going to occur ...
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