Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
A group of 45 investors with $11.9 trillion in assets under management have signalled support for a national compensation scheme for modern slavery victim-survivors in Australia.

Guide to identify and manage modern slavery for NSW entities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The NSW anti-slavery commissioner's office has published a guidance on managing modern slavery risks applicable to the more than 400 NSW public entities.

ASX100 improving on modern slavery disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
The modern slavery reporting quality of ASX100 companies has improved "substantially", finds Monash Business School's Centre for Financial Studies.

Boards not ready for new workplace laws

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
New research finds that most directors are concerned their boards may not be fully prepared to meet new workplace sexual harassment laws when they come into force this week.

Podcast: New sex harassment laws - Anna Cody

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
From December 12th, workplaces will be legally required to manage psychosocial risk in much the same way as physical risk.

Gender pay gap a key diversity metric: FSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Improving reporting on gender pay gap and gender diversity will help investors assess where companies are addressing gender-based equality and inclusion.

Slow progress on human rights in business

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Most companies are failing on human rights and gender performance, according to The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA).

La Trobe University inks sustainability-linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
A major Australian university has locked in a $195 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) with interest rate savings being reinvested into an Indigenous accommodation scholarship fund and other initiatives.

Call for investment to spur ethical fashion education

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
While more consumers are aware of the power of their spending, cost of living pressures are hindering Australians from making ethical consumer choices.

Most inclusive Aussie orgs named

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Fossil-free super fund Future Group, member-owned Great Southern Bank QIC and non-bank lender Brighten Home Loans are among 82 Australian organisations deemed most committed to diversity and inclusion.
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