With the introduction of Modern Slavery legislation in Australia and with it a requirement to report publically on the risk of Modern Slavery in supply chains, a key modern slavery risk for energy companies lies within the cobalt used in batteries.
September 14, 2018
On 24 August 2018, the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee published its report on the Modern Slavery Bill 2018.
August 29, 2018
Rarely have public institutions and businesses around the world been under greater scrutiny by activists and the general public.
July 11, 2018
Today, the Assistant Minister for Home Affairs the Hon Alex Hawke MP tabled the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 in Parliament.
June 28, 2018
The NSW parliament yesterday passed the Modern Slavery Act.
June 22, 2018
On 6 June 2018, Premier Gladys Berejiklian introduced the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (NSW) into the NSW Legislative Assembly.
June 19, 2018
Modern Slavery Reporting for Commonwealth Procurement
May 16, 2018
Following the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, jurisdictions including Australia and Hong Kong intend to introduce similar legislation to combat modern slavery.
May 09, 2018
Whistleblowing presents a significant risk for boards, committees and directors, but it also brings an opportunity to better understand, and therefore manage, culture.
The Australian economy is continuing to feel the effects of two important dynamics – the steady march of globalisation and digital disruption.
April 05, 2018